Saving the Highline
The Firm represented the Friends of the Highline, New York’s City Counsel and a group of developers, architects, government officials, and Chelsea and Greenwich Village residents in their effort to turn an unused elevated rail line on the lower West Side of Manhattan into a public promenade.
The “Bronx Zoo” disability abuse case
In what is believed to be one of the largest settlements of its kind in New York’s history, the firm obtained $6 million for three families of abused disabled residents in a State-run group home in the Bronx, known as the Union Avenue IRA.
T.E. v. Pine Bush Central School District
The Firm obtained ground-breaking policy reform and nearly $4.48 million for five Jewish students in the Pine Bush Central school district who were victims of pervasive anti-Semitism, after the district failed, for years, to take action to protect the Jewish students from anti-Semitic bullying, slurs and other intimidation.
In re Visa Check/MasterMoney Antitrust Litigation
In one of the largest and most important antitrust litigations in U.S. history, the Firm joined with co-counsel to represent over 5 million U.S. merchants who alleged tying and monopolization claims against Visa and MasterCard.
Hagerman v. Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
The firm recovered more than $40 million as part of historic $2.7 billion settlement with the government of Libya for the downing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. This litigation created the terrorist exception to the Foreign Sovereign Immunity Act (FSIA).