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.
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»
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.
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»
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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»
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.
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.
MONTE CARLO – The little courthouse resembling an ice cream cake perches high atop the Mediterranean just a few hundred yards from the royal palace. It looks like another Instagram-ready shot from the world?s most photogenic principality, a beautiful blur…