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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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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