Publications & Press

"Partnership Battles Could Get Worse," New York Law Journal, June 7, 2007. Critique of the Court of Appeals decision in Bailey v. Fish & Neave.

"The De Facto Merger Doctrine and Law Firm Combinations," New York Law Journal, September 15, 2006. Discussion of emerging case law applying the corporate-law doctrine of de facto merger to law firms, and holding de facto successor firms liable for obligations to former partners.

"War Reparations," Wall Street Journal, March 12, 1991.
Published at the end of the ground war in Kuwait, this op-ed essay proposed the plan for financial compensation for victims of Iraqi aggression that was substantially adopted in U.N. Security Council Res. Nos. 687 and 692. Read article (pdf format).

Articles in The Times of London on Gulf War claims, 1993-1996.

"Preparing for a Deposition in A Business Case" video, Lexis/Nexis, 1984. This 30-minute video for use by lawyers to prepare their clients is said to be the best-selling legal video ever made.

 

Selected Press Coverage

"Attorney Deceit Suit Against Corwin, Greenberg Is Revived." New York Law Journal, 4/2/2014, page one, lead article. Reporting the reversal by the Court of Appeals in Melcher v. Greenberg Traurig.

"Cadwalader Fails To Defeat Malpractice Suit Over Proxy Fight." New York Law Journal, 9/4/2013, page one, lead article. Reporting the grant of summary judgment for legal malpractice in Red Zone LLC v. Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP.

"Evidentiary Hearing Ordered In Hedge Fund Fraud Suit." New York Law Journal, 1/29/2013. Reporting the First Departmentís remand for hearing on evidence fabrication and tampering in Melcher v. Apollo Management.

"Greenberg, Leviton Reach Deal in $303M IP Malpractice Suit." Law360, 9/12/2011. Reporting the settlement of Leviton v. Greenberg Traurig.

"Appeals Panel Reinstates Legal Malpractice Claim."New York Law Journal, 6/19/2009, page one. Reporting the reversal by the Appellate Division, First Dept. of a lower court decision, and reinstating the claim for legal malpractice in HNH Intl' and Naxos v. Pryor Cashman LLP.

"Arbitration Award Against Thelen Reid Is Upheld," New York Law Journal, 10/15/2007, page one. Reporting the confirmation of arbitration award against Thelen Reid on behalf of a former partner. See also, New York Law Journal, 6/25/2008, page one, reporting the appellate affirmance of the arbitration award.

National Law Journal, "Greenberg Traurig Sued Over Burned Document." July 13, 2007.

"Top Court to Consider Firm's Right to Defer Compensation," New York Law Journal, page 1, November 7, 2006. Reporting on the Court of Appeals granting of leave to appeal in Bailey v. Fish & Neave.

"Four Law Partners Win Back Capital Outlays to Winston & Strawn," page 1. Reporting reversal in favor of departing partners in Evans v. Winston & Strawn.

"Firm Defeats Malpractice Claim over Fee Advice No Duty Found to Investigate Insurance Coverage," New York Law Journal, page 1, October 25, 2000. Reporting Court of Appeals decision in Darby & Darby v. VSI.

 

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