James Valentino Selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers

James Valentino was recently selected as a 2018 “Rising Star” by Superlawyers.  This is the fourth-straight year that James has been given this distinction.  Superlawyers is a nationally recognized rating service for lawyers.  For its “Rising Stars” distinction, Superlawyers selects the top 2.5% of attorneys in each state annually.  Lawyers are selected for inclusion in this list using […]

Clayman & Rosenberg Sues Wagner College on Behalf of Professor Edward Strafaci for Wrongful Termination and Unlawful Discrimination Based on a Prior Conviction

As reported by the New York Post, Clayman & Rosenberg brings suit against Wagner College alleging wrongful termination of an esteemed professor at its Business School because of a prior conviction.  Seth Rosenberg and Christina Corcoran brought the suit on behalf of Edward Strafaci, alleging violations of the New York State and New York City Human Rights Laws and breach […]

Amy E. Millard Speaks as Panelist at the New York City Bar on Ethical Considerations for Corporate Investigations

On October 4, 2018, Amy E. Millard was a panelist at a program sponsored by the New York City Bar entitled “Ethical Considerations for Corporate Investigations:  Views from All Sides.”  This program explored current issues and recent developments relating to ethical duties and responsibilities of lawyers in corporate internal investigations. In connection with the program, Clayman & […]

Seth Rosenberg’s Client Essex Global Sues Jeweler-to-the-Stars Nissan Perla Over Failure to Make $1 Million Payment for a Rare Green Diamond

As reported in the New York Post, Seth Rosenberg‘s client Essex Global Trading has thrown down the litigation gauntlet against jeweler-to-the-stars Nissan Perla, and his company Olympic Diamond, after they failed to make good on a $1 million payment they owe Essex after it sold them a rare green diamond.  Seth had this to say about the […]

Isabelle Kirshner and Wayne Gosnell Obtain Extraordinary Below Guidelines Sentence for CEO Accused of $350 Million Fraud

As reported in Law360, Isabelle Kirshner and Wayne Gosnell successfully argued for an extraordinary variance from the federal Sentencing Guidelines on behalf of their client who had participated in a bank fraud involving Transmar Commodity Group LLC that resulted in losses to a syndicate of banks of more than $350 million. Although the Sentencing Guidelines called for a sentence […]

Isabelle Kirshner Interviewed by PBS on Insider Trading Charges Against New York Congressman Chris Collins

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York recently unsealed an indictment against New York Congressman Chris Collins charging him with insider trading and lying to federal agents, along with his son, Cameron Collins, and Stephen Zarsky, the father of Cameron Collins’ fiancée.  See Isabelle Kirshner‘s interview about these charges on PBS’s MetroFocus here.

Isabelle Kirshner Honored with Thurgood Marshall Award for Practitioner of the Year by the NYSACDL

Isabelle Kirshner was honored by the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers with its Hon. Thurgood S. Marshall Award for Outstanding Criminal Practitioner of the Year during the NYSACDL’s annual dinner in January 2019. The NYSACDL dedicates itself to protecting the rights of the accused through a strong, unified, and well-trained criminal defense bar.

Chuck Clayman Quoted in Daily Beast on Trump’s Lawyers Use of Joint Defense Agreements in Mueller’s Investigation

Chuck Clayman is quoted in a Daily Beast article about Trump’s lawyers use of joint defense agreements with attorneys for other individuals entangled in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian collusion by the Trump Administration. Chuck defended the practice, noting that joint defense agreements are “not nefarious and they’re usually not used to be […]

Seth Rosenberg and Brian Linder Represent Former Premium Point Investments LP Partner Charged with $200 Million Fraud

Seth Rosenberg and Brian Linder represent a former partner at Premium Point Investments LP, in connection with allegations that he took part in a $200 million fraud while employed at the firm. The case, as outlined in a recent Law360 article, involves the government’s claim that employees at hedge fund Premium Point Investments LP inflated […]

Amy Millard Moderates Panel on Cross-Border Investigations at the New York City Bar’s 7th Annual White Collar Crime Institute

On May 9, 2018, Amy E. Millard moderated a panel discussion at the New York City Bar’s 7th Annual White Collar Crime Institute. The City Bar program explored recent developments and the increasingly complex issues facing white collar defense practitioners in representing clients involved in cross-border investigations.