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 […]

CRKL Investigation Results in Criminal Charge, Guilty Plea

CRKL partners Charles Clayman and Wayne Gosnell’s work on behalf of two attorneys whose firm had been the victim of employee theft recently resulted in a guilty plea in New York State Supreme Court. Sanford Gold and David Dince, partners in the now defunct law firm of Gordon & Silber P.C., initially retained CRKL in […]

Effie Blassberger Named New York Law Journal “Rising Star”

CRKL partner Effie Blassberger has been named as one of New York Law Journal’s Rising Stars for 2023. Each year, the New York Law Journal honors members of the legal community that have made a remarkable difference in the profession in New York. The Rising Stars list recognizes the region’s most promising lawyers 40 and […]

Valentino and Hinkle Secure Significant Settlement in Employment Discrimination Matter

CRKL attorneys James Valentino and Ramsey Hinkle recently negotiated a significant settlement in an employment discrimination matter in New York City. The attorneys represented a female executive who was given a reasonable accommodation to care for her children. After nearly a year, and positive performance reviews, the accommodation was removed and the executive was terminated. […]

Isabelle A. Kirshner Recognized by Chambers USA 2023

Clayman Rosenberg Kirshner & Linder LLP congratulates our partner, Isabelle Kirshner for her recognition by Chambers and Partners in the Chambers USA 2023: America’s Leading lawyers for Business Guide. Kirshner is ranked for the third consecutive year as a leading lawyer in “Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations.” Chambers describes Kirshner as “Amazing. A shining […]

Blassberger Appointed to NYC Bar Working Group

CRKL partner Effie Blassberger was recently appointed by the New York City Bar Association to a working group tasked with reviewing the process to nominate, appoint and confirm judges to the state’s Court of Appeals. Blassberger will be part of a diverse group representing a cross section of public and private sector attorneys drawn from […]

Gosnell Secures Another Full Dismissal Under New Discovery Requirement

Partner Wayne Gosnell recently secured a full dismissal for a client charged with criminal contempt. Prosecutors in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office initially refused to dismiss the case outright, despite failing to uphold their discovery obligations as required under New York’s recently revised Criminal Procedure Law. In response to Gosnell’s motion to dismiss, the court […]