How to Convert Shuttered Hotels and Offices Into Housing
Writing for The Daily News, Babak Ghafarzade examines recent legislative proposals that have arisen in the wake of Covid-19 which would permit certain commercial buildings in parts of Manhattan to be converted to affordable residential rental properties.June 2, 2021
LGBTQ+ Representation in the Boardroom Is Critical for Every Successful Business
For years, companies have known that promoting LGBTQ+ inclusion is good for business. But recent changes in the legal and regulatory landscapes, paired with growing consumer demand, have transformed what was once merely a profit-booster to a business necessity.May 24, 2021
Is the United States a ‘Safe Harbor’ for Financial Institutions in Non-US Insolvency Proceedings?
Writing for Offshore Red, Ester Murdukhayeva and Evan Bianchi explain why offshore practitioners should take note of recent US Bankruptcy Court rulings in Fairfield and scrutinize the Bankruptcy Code’s safe-harbor provisions before employing any strategy to pursue clawback claims in the United States.April 21, 2021
Whether as a Sword or Shield, a Proactive Press Strategy Is Essential for Every Litigation Plan
Understanding the power of the press is a critical part of a well-rounded litigation strategy. Writing for the New York Law Journal, Faith Gay and Megan Larkin explore three steps litigators should follow to develop an effective press plan, and explain why the days of “no comment” are over.April 5, 2021
Biden May Tame the Crypto Wild West. Why That’s Good for Investors.
One concern for crypto investors has been the lack of regulatory oversight. To remedy that, regulators must answer key questions: How should crypto assets be classified, and which government actors can best provide supervision?March 18, 2021
Op-ed: Is Brett Kavanaugh Angling to Be the Next Anthony Kennedy?
Writing for LGBTQ Nation, David Flugman explores whether Justice Kavanaugh may be trying to occupy the position of “swing justice” held by Justice Kennedy, his former boss. "It would be a mistake to view the block of six conservatives as a monolith," Flugman wrote.November 17, 2020
The Only Way to Win
Faith Gay and Joy Odom explore how to turn difficult cases into coherent, winning stories for judges and juries.October 14, 2020
Robust Compliance Plans Can Limit PPP False Claims Act Liability
Businesses that took on Paycheck Protection Loans to help weather Covid-19 must understand their potential liabilities under the False Claims Act. Writing for Bloomberg Law, Andrew Dunlap and Nick Klenow offer recommendations for companies, including implementing robust compliance plans.August 19, 2020
Tips For Effective Witness Cross-Examination In Remote Trials
Writing for Law360's "Expert Analysis" column, Joy Odom, Lauren Zimmerman and Megan Larkin examine how attorneys can deliver memorable and effective cross-examinations during virtual trials.August 13, 2020
Student Debt Is Making It Harder to Defeat the Coronavirus
Founding partner Faith Gay and Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers, have co-authored an op-ed exploring the heightened burden student-loan debt poses for Americans during the COVID-19 and economic and racial justice crises.June 26, 2020