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 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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Judge delays the Spota-McPartland trial to November

April 3, 2019In The News

As it appeared in Newsday U.S. District Judge Joan Azrack acted after defense attorneys said the amount of pretrial discovery material federal prosecutors have handed over is too ‘voluminous’ to review in time for the trial set for May 14. By Robert E. Kessler A federal judge on Monday delayed until November the cover-up …

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