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July 18, 2017

New York Law Journal
After a former energy client sued Greenberg Traurig for malpractice, alleging it could have avoided millions of dollars in legal fees if not for the firm’s negligence, the law firm has shot back, calling the claims purely speculative. The lawsuit, brought by electrical company NextEra Energy Inc. against the law firm in May, is the latest malpractice suit arising out of bankruptcy actions.

July 9, 2017

Law 360
An Iran-linked charity held liable to surrender its Midtown Manhattan office tower for sanctions violations said Thursday it believes such a punishment would violate a constitutional bar on excessive fines, but the judge overseeing the historic case displayed little desire to hold off on entering judgment pending that long-shot theory.

June 29, 2017

Law 360
A Manhattan federal jury on Thursday held an Iran-linked charity extensively liable for violations of sanctions against the Middle Eastern power, tracing its proceeds to money laundering on the country’s behalf and dealing prosecutors a win in a decade-long civil forfeiture effort said to be the largest in U.S. history.

June 19, 2017

Law 360
Consumers from six states on Friday asked a California federal judge to certify classes in multidistrict litigation accusing Coca-Cola Co. of misleading people about added preservatives and artificial flavors in its “Coke” products, while slamming a Coca-Cola expert who said it’s unlikely people buy Coke because they think it’s healthy.

May 25, 2017

The Cornell Daily Sun
A New York state judge ordered Cornell to reconsider the tenure application of Prof. Mukund Vengalattore, physics, last November.

May 9, 2017

Law 360
NextEra Energy Inc. sued Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York state court Monday, alleging the firm failed to assert a common legal defense to a $149 million fraudulent transfer claim in a bankruptcy proceeding.

December 14, 2016

Press Release
Fleischman Law Firm, PLLC announced today that Joshua D. Glatter, Senior Counsel to the Firm, together with other members of the trial team, was awarded Public Justice’s Trial Lawyers of the Year for 2016, in connection with their September 2014 victory in Linde v. Arab Bank Plc.

November 28, 2016

Press Release
Following nearly four years of intense litigation culminating in a multi-week jury trial in the United States District Court for the District of Nevada, the Fleischman Law Firm, PLLC, announced that on Monday, November 21, 2016, the Firm achieved a trial victory and verdict for its clients in consolidated lawsuits stemming from multi-million-dollar oil and gas general partnership investments.

July 28, 2016

Law 360
A proposed class action against Odwalla Inc. over its use of “evaporated cane juice” on product labels can proceed after a California federal judge lifted the suit’s two-year pause, citing the U.S. FDA’s recent guidance on that term.

July 19, 2016

Law 360
A California federal judge denied Coca Cola’s bid to delay a multidistrict litigation accusing the beverage giant of misleading consumers about artificial ingredients on its product labels.

May 19, 2016

Law 360
A California federal judge kept alive claims against Coca-Cola in a false advertising putative class action alleging its labels mislead customers about its artificial ingredients, saying the eight named plaintiffs adequately alleged they relied on the “no artificial flavors” language when purchasing the products.

May 3, 2016

Albany Business Review
A class action lawsuit was filed against Mazzone Management Group, the largest restaurant and catering group in the Capital Area, alleging misappropriation of tips.

November 2, 2015

Law 360
Consumers accusing The Coca-Cola Company in a multidistrict litigation of falsely stating that Coke doesn’t contain artificial ingredients told a California federal judge that the company is wasting their time and money with a premature bid to throw out their state law claims.

May 5, 2015

Jeffrey Camp, Cinium Financial Services Corp. Defeat Summary Judgment Motions
Press Release
The Fleischman Law Firm successfully defeated two motions for summary judgment in litigation involving Cinium Financial Services Corporation and the company’s current and former directors. United States District Judge Katherine B. Forrest held that triable issues of fact precluded summary judgment on the claims brought by Jeffrey Camp and JC Real Estate Fund I against former Cinium CEO Robert Berman, and denied a second motion for partial summary judgment on Mr. Berman’s counterclaims.

April 6, 2015

Law 360
Following a petition for a writ of certiorari on behalf of Bank Markazi, the United States Supreme Court has asked the Federal Government to weigh in on whether the families of the victims of the 1983 Beirut Marine Corps barracks bombing should be allowed to take $1.75 billion in Iranian funds. The Firm currently represents one of the judgment creditors.

February 10, 2015

Law 360
This article highlights the attempts of various parties who are seeking to consolidate their claims against Iran with those already attached to Iranian-owned property located at 650 Fifth Avenue. The Firm currently represents the attached Valore Judgment creditors.

December 12, 2014

Judge Denies C.H. Robinson’s Motion to Dismiss XPO Logistic’s Counterclaims in Full
Press Release
The Fleischman Law Firm successfully defended against a Motion to Dismiss counterclaims brought on behalf of client XPO Logistics, Inc. in this Minnesota action involving claims for, inter alia, tortious interference, antitrust violations and deceptive trade practices.

October 1, 2014

Harris Martin Publishing
The Honorable Sandra J. Fuerstein denied defendant’s motion to dismiss manufacturing defect claims asserted by the Fleischman Law Firm in this Eastern District New York cochlear implant action.

October, 2014

Keith Fleischman Named New York Super Lawyer for 2014
Press Release
Fleischman Law Firm Principal Keith M. Fleischman was named one of New York’s Super Lawyers for 2014. This is the 5th time that Mr. Fleischman has been awarded the honor.

September 23, 2014

Harris Martin Publishing
The Honorable Steven I. Locke found in favor of the Fleischman Law Firm, holding that defendant Cochlear Limited failed to meet their burden for applying the Hague Convention to plaintiff’s discovery requests.

September 11, 2014

Law 360
The Fleischman Law Firm alleged that a group of limited partners failed to notify client Liquid Realty Partners of a recent preliminary injunction bid, in an attempt to avoid paying the general partner $26.5 million in management fees.

August 29, 2014

Law 360
The Fleischman Law Firm filed suit on behalf of real estate secondary investing private equity fund Liquid Realty Partners, claiming that the limited partners efforts to remove them was done to avoid service fees.

June 30, 2014

JC Real Estate Fund Successfully Defeats Motion to Dismiss Bid
Press Release
The Fleischman Law Firm successfully defeated a motion to dismiss a derivative action brought by JC Real Estate Fund I, LLC against defendants Robert Berman, Joseph Bernstein and Avon Road Rock Hill, LLC.  The complaint, which was filed in New York State Court, involves competing interests in 500 acres of land in Thompson, New York.

January 30, 2014

Law 360
Fleischman Law Firm principal Keith Fleischman served on the Executive Committee that successfully negotiated a $14.5 million settlement from CME Group, Inc. for their role in MF Global’s descent into bankruptcy.

July 1, 2013

Law 360
A Connecticut federal judge rejected SandRidge Energy Inc.’s bid to dismiss an investor lawsuit, holding that plaintiffs adequately supported their fraud claims in accusing the oil drilling company of misrepresenting the expected returns of a $75 million drilling project.

March 1, 2013

Law 360
United States District Judge Katherine B. Forrest granted a partial summary judgment bid, pushing the families and survivors of the 241 soldiers killed in Beirut closer to receiving the $1.8 billion in Iranian funds currently held in a New York Citibank account.

July 31, 2012

The Registry
San Francisco private equity real estate firm Liquid Realty Advisors, LLC and its chief executive, Scott Landress, have sued Clairvue Realty Advisors, LLC and related entities, accusing them of stealing trade secrets and using the information to create a competing business.

July 7, 2011

Law 360
Former federal prosecutor Keith M. Fleischman announced last week that he has left his post at Grant & Eisenhofer, P.A. to launch a firm dealing in complex commercial, securities and general litigation in New York.

August 4, 2003

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do For Milberg Weiss
The American Lawyer
This profile on the split of Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach discussed Keith Fleischman’s time as a Senior Managing Partner at the Firm.

1990

He Checks for Bank Fraud
Connecticut Post
Keith Fleischman was profiled for his work on the Guaranty Federal Savings and Loan Association matter, as well as his involvement in prosecuting banking fraud in Connecticut during his time with the United States Attorney’s Office.

 

 

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