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2013-11-19 16:22:16

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP presented "The Impact of Professional Sports on New York's Economy," a forum with Randy L. Levine, President of the New York Yankees, and Jonathan M. Tisch, Co-Chair of the 2014 Super Bowl Host Committee. The Government Leadership Forum was held today at the law firm's New York offices. Robert Abrams, former New York State Attorney General and Chair of Stroock's Government Relations Practice, and Leonard...

2013-10-08 12:22:23

NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D - HI), a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, discussed the challenges of energy production and the opportunities for increased growth of renewables at a Stroock & Stroock & Lavan forum, "Emerging Energy Industry Developments," held on October 7, 2013 at the law firm's New York office. The event, introduced by Jeffrey W. Meyers, Chair of Stroock's Energy and Project Finance...

2013-03-27 20:24:10

NEW YORK, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP obtained a jury verdict of over $70 million in damages for fraud and patent infringement for its client XpertUniverse Inc. in its closely watched lawsuit against tech giant Cisco Systems Inc. XpertUniverse, Inc. is a leading developer of expert location, collaboration and business intelligence solutions, and a one-time collaborator with Cisco Systems in developing software intended to improve call center...

2013-03-06 12:25:29

NEW YORK, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Cultural Institutions as Economic Engines for New York City" was the theme of a forum hosted today by Stroock & Stroock & Lavan and featuring Emily K. Rafferty, President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Katherine Farley, Chair of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and Kate D. Levin, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. The three prominent women discussed a range of issues exploring the financial impact of...

2012-07-18 06:26:52

LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solidifying its position as a top-tier entertainment transactional and litigation law firm, three attorneys from the Los Angeles office of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP were recognized by The Hollywood Reporter as being among the Top 100 entertainment "Power Lawyers" in the industry. Stroock Entertainment partners John Gatti, Schuyler Moore and Matthew Thompson all appear on this year's list. Sky Moore and John Gatti continue to be...

2012-02-27 12:55:00

MIAMI, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, a national law firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Miami, announced the addition of James G. Sammataro as a Partner in the firm's Entertainment group in Miami, effective immediately. Courtney Caprio will also be joining Stroock as a Senior Associate in the firm's Entertainment group. "As Stroock's entertainment practice continues to grow and thrive, expanding our national presence into Florida is an...

2011-06-14 14:20:00

NEW YORK, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stroock & Stroock & Lavan hosted a panel of distinguished, high-level prosecutors today in a forum, "Public Corruption: Are Politicians More Vulnerable Today?" Participants included Daniel Alonso, Chief Assistant District Attorney for Manhattan and former head of the criminal division for the Eastern District of New York; Omar Ashmawy, Staff Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Congressional Ethics for the United States House of...

2011-05-11 16:49:00

NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli spoke today in a broad-ranging conversation about the office with former New York State Attorney General and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan partner Robert Abrams. The forum was held in New York at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, a national law firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Miami. "Comptroller DiNapoli provided our audience today with important information about New York State's...

2010-12-08 15:54:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, a national law firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Miami, announced that the New York Senate confirmed Governor David Paterson's appointment of Stroock partner Charles G. Moerdler to a six-year term as a Member of the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) of the State of New York on December 7, 2010. Mr. Moerdler has extensive public sector experience. Currently, he serves as a Member of the Dormitory...

2010-12-02 15:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, a national law firm with offices in Los Angeles, New York and Miami, announced today that Ron Sittler has joined the firm as a partner in its entertainment and media litigation group. Mr. Sittler joins a prestigious group of partners including Hollywood Reporter "Top 100 Entertainment Lawyers" John Gatti and Sky Moore (also a Variety Dealmaker) and Variety "Up Next Dealmakers" Matthew Thompson. "Stroock's...