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 […]

Kirshner helps secure dismissal of all charges against Matt Gaetz

CKRL partner Isabelle Kirshner successfully defended Congressman Matthew Gaetz (R-FL) in an investigation by the Department of Justice looking into allegations of sex trafficking and obstruction of justice.  In a statement released earlier today, Kirshner, along with co-counsel Marc Mukasey, announced that the Department of Justice, which had been investigating the matter since 2020, had […]

Hinkle and Valentino Secure Significant Result in Employment Discrimination Matter

CRKL attorneys Ramsey Hinkle and James Valentino recently secured a significant result in an employment discrimination matter on behalf of a female executive seeking protection under New York City’s Human Rights Laws. The executive had sought a reasonable accommodation from her employer in order to provide necessary assistance to her disabled child. Shortly after requesting […]

CRKL Attorneys Secure Full Dismissal Under New Discovery Requirement

CRKL attorneys Ramsey C. Hinkle, James Valentino and Eliel Talo recently secured a full dismissal for a client charged with multiple misdemeanors including criminal contempt, harassment, menacing and unlawful imprisonment. Prosecutors in the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office initially offered a plea deal to the client, which was rejected. In response, Hinkle, Valentino, and Talo filed […]

Isabelle Kirshner Provides Analysis on Charges Against Alec Baldwin

CRKL partner Isabelle Kirshner recently spoke with Reuters to share her insight and perspective about the decision to charge actor Alec Baldwin with involuntary manslaughter. “The decision to charge Alec Baldwin flies in the face of a thoughtful, intelligent exercise of prosecutorial discretion,” Kirshner said. “Alec Baldwin had every reason to believe that the weapon […]