Lawyers Who Resort to Anti-Semitism as a Litigation Tactic: The Insidious Lesson of Otis Carroll
Earlier this year, I had my first encounter with an attorney who openly resorted to anti-Semitism as a litigation tactic. This occurred in a divorce proceeding that is now pending in a county in upstate New York. The attorney in question submitted court papers that were laden with epithets that had a decidedly anti-Semitic flavor
Dis Is We Thing, Inc. Might (or Might Not) Be Liable For Assault, But Definitely Guilty of the Most Atrociously Bad Corporate Name in History of Universe
New York’s Appellate Division for the Second Department is, in all likelihood, the busiest appellate court in the United States. The justices of the Second Department hear appeals from trial courts in 11 different counties, ranging from rural Dutchess and Putnam Counties to urban Brooklyn and Queens. The Second Department’s decisions offer a kaleidescopic view
Rapaport Law Firm Summer Intern Wins Youth Leadership Award
Last summer, Rapaport Law Firm initiated a student internship program to inculcate skills among young scholars. Our program has already yielded demonstrative results for its first participant, Thomas 0’Connor. This month, Mr. O’Connor was awarded the Putnam County Youth Leadership Award based on his experiences and contributions with our firm. In his acceptance speech, Mr.
United States v. Clemens
Rapaport Law Firm Successfully Defends Confidentiality of New York Divorce Records in Clemens Perjury Trial Attorneys at the Rapaport Law Firm mounted an aggressive and successful campaign to protect our client’s matrimonial records from the tentacles of the Roger Clemens perjury trial. We obtained a Federal Court order upholding the confidentiality of marital proceedings under
Marc Rapaport on ABC News regarding the Britney Spears Child Custody Case
“The worst possible position a litigant in a child custody case can be in is when they can’t control their behavior during the case itself. It’s one thing to walk into court with a messy history [and] quite another when you can’t get yourself under control during the proceedings,” said family law attorney Marc Rapaport.
Marinaro v. Greenberg Traurig LLP
We represented Yasmin Marinaro with regard to her claims for discrimination and retaliatory discharge against the law firm of Greenberg Traurig LLP. Ms. Marinaro, who was an executive assistant with the firm, alleged that she was the victim of sexual harassment and retaliation. Related Articles: Lawsuit of the Day: Marinaro v. Greenberg Traurig LLP AboveTheLaw.com;
When Twelve Weeks is Not Enough: FMLA, ADA and NYCHRL
by Marc A. Rapaport, Esq Most plaintiffs’ employment lawyers are all too familiar with the stinginess of the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), both in terms of the substantive protections that it offers, and the damages that it makes available. Like decaffeinated coffee or nonalcoholic beer, the FMLA can, at times, seem a bit too weak
Ready to Punch a Time Clock
by Kristen French Marc A Rapaport Quoted in article on RegisteredRep.com: “They changed [the Fair Labor Standards Act] in a way that was probably thought to be pro-employer,” he says. “Sometimes the language in the law has unintended consequences. It’s amazing how often this occurs,” he says. Read The Full Article
Marc A. Rapaport on Russian television – NTV
New York Employment Attorney Marc Rapaport appeared on the Russian television station NTV to discuss sexual harassment in the workplace.
Ask the Expert: Interview with Marc Rapaport
No Fault Divorce in New York A Fast, Easy and Affordable Way to Get Divorced in the State of New York New York Magazine’s ASK THE EXPERTS divorce column features Marc Rapaport Ask the Expert – Marc Rapaport BY Kate Appleton & E.J. Samson MARC A. RAPAPORT, Divorce Lawyer New York Magazine [NYM]: What time