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Ardsley sports complex, coach tip off in court over job change

Andrew Borman says Ardsley's House of Sports wants to block him from a job at a nonprofit Read More»

Ritzy sports center threatens to sue coach who went to b-ball association for poor kids: suit

The owners of House of Sports, a ritzy Westchester “Olympic style athletic training facility,” are threatening to sue their former basketball coach for going to a "competitor" – a non-profit basketball association catering to poor kids. Read More»

Fox News Retracts Fraud Claim Against Former Executive

When Fox News president Roger Ailes fired his close advisor Brian Lewis last year, the channel claimed–via a series of coordinated leaks to Fox-friendly outlets–that Lewis was terminated over "financial irregularities" and unspecified "breaches of his employment contract." Lewis fired back, and eventually settled with Fox for $8 million in November. Read More»

Truth and a Prize Emerge From Lies About Hoffman

The amount of money being paid by The Enquirer will not be disclosed, Mr. Burstein said, adding, "It's enough for the foundation to give out these grants for years to come." Read More»

Tacopina Sues Daily News, Two Reporters, Kerik for Defamation

Prominent defense attorney Joseph Tacopina has hit the New York Daily News, two of its reporters and disgraced former police commissioner Bernard Kerik with a $15 million defamation action alleging the trio schemed in a "clever, but corrupt plan" to have Kerik file a "meritless" disciplinary complaint that would clear the way for the newspaper to publish a libelous article questioning Tacopina's ethics. Read More»

A Settlement Between Fox News and a Former Top Executive? Perhaps

The Fox News Channel has long been described as insular and buttoned up, a reputation that has been reaffirmed in recent days over the question of whether it has reached a settlement with Brian Lewis, the former longtime chief spokesman for and close adviser to Roger Ailes. Read More»

The Brian Lewis vs. Fox News War Is on as the Fired Exec Lawyers Up

Fired Fox exec has retained a high-powered lawyer who says Fox News and Roger Ailes should be afraid – very afraid The fight between Brian Lewis and Fox is about to get ugly. Read More»

Brian Lewis' Lawyer: Roger Ailes and Fox Have 'A Lot' to Fear

Brian Lewis, formerly the right-hand man to Roger Ailes at Fox News, has hired a lawyer and could be preparing for a bold action. Read More»

JUDD BURSTEIN has been included on the list of SUPER LAWYERS.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Upping the Game: Celebrity Charades

Bobby Cannavale, Amanda Seyfried and More Come Out for LAByrinth Theater Company Fundraiser Read More»

Boxer De La Hoya wins kinky sex lawsuit

Angelica Marie Cecora lost the courtroom bout Thursday when a judge dismissed her $5 million lawsuit and ordered her to pay the retired pugilist's legal bills. Read More»

United States v. David Brooks (Securities Fraud/Criminal Forfeiture Trial)

Following a conviction for insider trading (the defendant was represented by prior counsel in that trial), Mr. Burstein tried a non-jury forfeiture case in which the Government had sought to forfeit $185 million received by the defendant as a result Read More»

De La Hoya's jab at $ex gab

Boxing champ Oscar De La Hoya is looking to score an early TKO against the model who's suing him over an alleged drug-fueled sex romp. Read More»

Excelsior Capital v. Estate of C. Robert Allen (Breach of Contract/Surety Law Trial)

Mr. Burstein won a $25 million jury verdict for a client on a breach of contract claim that the defendant had guaranteed loans made by the firm's client. Significantly, the case had been tried previously, and dismissed by the trial court after the close of evidence. Following an appellate reversal of that decision Mr. Burstein won the second trial.

Judd Burstein Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America

Manhattan attorney, Judd Burstein has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. The LCA is a trial lawyer society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American Lawyers. Read More»