Results: Civil rights litigation
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.