Krantz & Berman Names New Partner and Achieves Major Trial Win

June 30, 2022Firm News

Krantz & Berman is delighted to announce that Jerry Steigman has been elevated to Partner. Jerry joined K & B in 2020 and was recently elevated to Partner. He handles white-collar criminal, antitrust, and civil litigation matters. Prior to joining us, he served for more than eight years as a state fraud and corruption prosecutor …

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Ainsley Dowling joins Krantz & Berman as an Associate

November 1, 2021Firm News

Krantz & Berman is delighted to announce that Ainsley Dowling has joined the firm as an associate. A 2016 graduate of The University of Chicago Law School, Ainsley began her career as a Legal Fellow at the ACLU of Hawaii, after which she clerked for the Honorable Cathy L. Waldor of the United States District …

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Human Rights Watch fires general counsel after she used N-word in classroom lecture

As it appeared in the ABA Journal By Debra Cassens Weiss April 27, 2021 Human Rights Watch fired its general counsel earlier this month after she used the N-word in an April 1 Zoom lecture on hate speech as an adjunct professor at Columbia University. The Columbia Spectator, the university’s student newspaper, broke the story, …

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Ex-FIT dean says school made her scapegoat in ‘racist’ runway scandal: suit

As it appeared in the New York Post By Priscilla DeGregory Updated February 22, 2021 3:47 PM An ex-dean of the Fashion Institute of Technology claims that she was made to be a scapegoat in a school scandal after a black model came forward with accusations that a school runway show was racist, new court …

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Marjorie Berman Named Top 50: 2020 Women New York – Metro Super Lawyers® List

Marjorie Berman was named to the 2020 Super Lawyers® – Metro New York Top 50 Women in New York. Ms. Berman has been selected for Super Lawyers® from 2011 – 2020. Marjorie Berman is an experienced and talented litigator who represents litigants in commercial and other civil disputes, employers and employees in employment conflicts, and …

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Celebrating 23 Years!

September 18, 2020Firm News, Newsletters

Krantz & Berman LLP is proud to celebrate 23 years as a boutique litigation firm! We have succeeded and thrived by staying true to our core business philosophy: providing powerful representation at the highest level of excellence, while caring for our clients as if they were family. We’ve been working remotely for much of 2020, …

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Krantz & Berman Welcomes 2020

January 27, 2020Firm News, Newsletters

Krantz & Berman Welcomes 2020 – Our 22nd year! As this new year begins, we extend our thanks to our clients, colleagues and friends for making 2019 a banner year for Krantz & Berman. Our highlights included: Adding Hugh Sandler to our ranks as Counsel, bringing our total number of lawyers to 6. Hugh Sandler …

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Lawyers for ex-Suffolk DA Spota and top aide say the men committed no crime

September 12, 2019In The News

As it appeared in Newsday By Robert E. Kessler robert.kessler@newsday.com Updated September 12, 2019 7:30 AM Former Police Chief James Burke never admitted to then-Suffolk District Attorney Thomas Spota or Spota’s top aide that he had beaten a prisoner, the lawyers for the former officials contend in arguing that their clients committed no crime in …

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Judge sets trial schedule for ex-DA Thomas Spota, aide McPartland

July 1, 2019In The News

As it appeared in Newsday A federal judge Thursday set a Nov. 12 date for jury selection in the trial of former Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and the head of his anti-corruption unit, Christopher McPartland. U.S. District Judge Joan Azrack also set Sept. 4 for the next hearing in the case, at which time …

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Spota, McPartland Plotted to Obstruct Justice in Burke Case, Newly Filed Prosecution Papers Say

December 6, 2018In The News

As it appeared on Newsday. By Robert E. Kessler The papers provide details of how, according to federal prosecutors, then-Suffolk DA Thomas Spota and aide Christopher McPartland masterminded the cover-up of the Christopher Loeb beating — along with then-Suffolk Police Chief James Burke. Thomas Spota, while Suffolk district attorney in June 2015, demanded that a …

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News from Krantz & Berman LLP

November 8, 2018In The News, Newsletters

Krantz & Berman LLP, a distinguished litigation boutique with offices in NYC and Westchester County, announces two recent honors for its Founders, Larry Krantz and Marjorie Berman, as well as other news. Larry Krantz Elected to American College of Trial Lawyers Board of Regents At its annual meeting in October 2018, the American College of …

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Krantz & Berman LLP Turns 21 – But We Were Born Legal!

Krantz & Berman LLP Turns 21 – But We Were Born Legal! Krantz & Berman LLP takes great pride in announcing the Firm’s 21st anniversary. To celebrate, we’ve opened a Westchester office and launched a new website. We thank our clients, colleagues and friends. You have made our two decades of success possible. In the …

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Larry Krantz and Marjorie Berman Named to Super Lawyers – Metro New York

Larry Krantz and Marjorie Berman were once again named to the Super Lawyers – Metro New York list (2017). Larry H. Krantz is a former federal prosecutor with over thirty years of trial and appellate litigation experience. He litigates white-collar criminal, regulatory, securities and complex commercial matters. He has been described in Forbes as “among …

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Marjorie Berman Named Super Lawyer – Metro New York Top 50 Women in New York

Marjorie Berman was named to Super Lawyer – Metro New York Top 50 Women in New York for the fourth consecutive year. Marjorie Berman is an experienced and talented litigator who represents civil litigants in business disputes, employers and employees in employment conflicts, and individuals in white-collar criminal matters. Ms. Berman has successfully prosecuted, defended …

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Marjorie Berman Appointed to EDNY Mediation Panel for FLSA and Employment Matters

October 25, 2017Firm News

Marjorie Berman was appointed to the EDNY Mediation Panel for mediation of FLSA and employment matters. Marjorie Berman is an experienced and talented litigator who represents civil litigants in business disputes, employers and employees in employment conflicts, and individuals in white-collar criminal matters. Ms. Berman has successfully prosecuted, defended and settled scores of cases in …

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Firm won Summary Judgment on Behalf of Life Insurance Carrier, Rescinding $8 Mil. Policy Obtained Through False Representations

September 8, 2017Case Results

The Firm won Summary Judgment on behalf of a life insurance carrier, rescinding an $8 million life insurance policy obtained through false financial representations. Krantz & Berman LLP is a civil and criminal litigation boutique founded in 1997 by Larry Krantz and Marjorie Berman. We are seasoned trial attorneys who provide powerful litigation strategies and …

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Firm Settled Sex Discrimination Action on Behalf of Attorney Against Her Employer

August 20, 2017Case Results

The Firm successfully settled a sex discrimination action on behalf of an attorney against her employer. Krantz & Berman LLP is a civil and criminal litigation boutique founded in 1997 by Larry Krantz and Marjorie Berman. We are seasoned trial attorneys who provide powerful litigation strategies and solution-oriented advocacy to clients involved in white-collar criminal …

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Firm Wins Motion to Vacate $4 Million Default Judgment Against Guarantor of Promissory Note

August 8, 2017Case Results

The Firm won a motion to vacate a $4 million default judgment against a guarantor of a promissory note. Krantz & Berman LLP is a civil and criminal litigation boutique founded in 1997 by Larry Krantz and Marjorie Berman. We are seasoned trial attorneys who provide powerful litigation strategies and solution-oriented advocacy to clients involved …

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Firm Obtained Dismissal of Indictment Charging Insider Trading by Bank Employee

July 7, 2017Case Results

The Firm obtained dismissal of an indictment charging insider trading by a bank employee. Krantz & Berman LLP is a civil and criminal litigation boutique founded in 1997 by Larry Krantz and Marjorie Berman. We are seasoned trial attorneys who provide powerful litigation strategies and solution-oriented advocacy to clients involved in white-collar criminal matters, business …

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Firm Successfully Settled Two FINRA Actions on Behalf of Investor’s Mismanaged Brokerage Accounts

June 11, 2017Case Results

The Firm successfully settled two FINRA actions on behalf of an investors whose brokerage accounts had been mismanaged. Krantz & Berman LLP is a civil and criminal litigation boutique founded in 1997 by Larry Krantz and Marjorie Berman. We are seasoned trial attorneys who provide powerful litigation strategies and solution-oriented advocacy to clients involved in …

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Firm Retained to Represent Foreign National Indicted for Violation of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

May 20, 2017Firm News

The Firm has been retained to represent a foreign national indicted for violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Krantz & Berman LLP is a civil and criminal litigation boutique founded in 1997 by Larry Krantz and Marjorie Berman. We are seasoned trial attorneys who provide powerful litigation strategies and solution-oriented advocacy to clients …

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Firm Retained to Represent Banker Indicted for LIBOR Manipulation

March 30, 2017Firm News

The Firm has been retained to represent a banker indicted for LIBOR manipulation. Krantz & Berman LLP is a civil and criminal litigation boutique founded in 1997 by Larry Krantz and Marjorie Berman. We are seasoned trial attorneys who provide powerful litigation strategies and solution-oriented advocacy to clients involved in white-collar criminal matters, business litigation, …

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