Chambers Ranks CRK&L Among Top White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations Firms

Clayman Rosenberg Kirshner & Linder LLP, as well as partner Isabelle Kirshner, have been ranked by Chambers USA in its 2024 guide to the nation’s leading law firms and lawyers. CRK&L is recognized for Litigation: Specialist Firms in White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations. In their analysis, commenters described the firm as “pragmatic, effective and nimble,” […]

Blassberger Quoted in InTouch Weekly

Partner Effie Blassberger recently spoke with InTouch Weekly about her representation of Julia Ormond in a case against Harvey Weinstein, Creative Artists Agency, Miramax, and its then-parent company, The Walt Disney Company. Ormond is suing Weinstein for battery, and has also asserted claims against CAA, Miramax, and The Walt Disney Company for negligence, negligent supervision […]

Kirshner Secures Sentence of a Year and a Day in High-Profile RICO Case

CRKL partner Isabelle Kirshner recently secured a sentence of one year and a day for Star Brim, whose real name is Yonette Davis. Davis was charged in 2020 with playing a leadership role in large-scale racketeering indictments filed in the Eastern District of New York and the Southern District of New York. Davis entered guilty […]

Valentino and Hinkle Resolve Workplace Discrimination Matter for Female Employee

Partners James Valentino and Ramsey Hinkle recently concluded a successful representation in an employment matter in New York City. The attorneys represented a female employee who had a verbal dispute with a male colleague who then assaulted her. Both individuals were subsequently terminated. Valentino and Hinkle discovered that the male had previously exhibited violent tendencies […]

Gosnell and Hinkle Secure Non-Incarceratory Sentence for Client Charged in Multi-Million Dollar Drug Conspiracy

Partners Wayne Gosnell and Ramsey Hinkle recently secured a non-incarceratory sentence for an individual charged with participating in a multi-million-dollar drug conspiracy. The government alleged that the conspiracy involved transporting marijuana and money across the United States by various methods, exposing the individual to a potential sentence of up to 20 years imprisonment. Wayne and […]

Valentino and Hinkle Settle Parental Leave Discrimination Suit

Partners James Valentino and Ramsey Hinkle recently negotiated a significant settlement in an employment discrimination matter in New York City. The attorneys represented a married couple who were terminated as part of a reduction in force shortly before they were prepared to take parental leave. Arguing that the company’s inclusion of the married couple in […]

Effie Blassberger Discusses Case Against Weinstein, CAA with The U.S. Sun

CRKL partner Effie Blassberger recently spoke with the U.S. edition of The Sun, concerning her client, actress Julie Ormond, who has brought a case against Harvey Weinstein, her agency at the time, Creative Artists Agency (“CAA”), Miramax, and its then parent company,  The Walt Disney Company. The lawsuit, which was filed in October by Blassberger and […]

CRKL Secures Not Guilty Verdict in Misconduct Trial

Last week, CRKL partners Isabelle Kirshner and Brian Linder convinced a Manhattan jury to return a not guilty verdict in the case of Frank Esposito, an attorney indicted for official misconduct.  Assisted by associate Eliel Talo, the CRKL team persuaded the jury that the prosecution’s case was based on the testimony of a witness whose […]

Blassberger and Kirshner Bring Sexual Assault Case Against Weinstein, Disney, and CAA

Partners Effie Blassberger and Isabelle Kirshner today filed a lawsuit on behalf of actress Julia Ormond against Harvey Weinstein for sexual assault, as well as executives at The Walt Disney Company, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and Miramax for their collective roles in failing to protect her from Weinstein’s abuse. In a 28-page complaint filed in […]