Published on: August 16th, 2019

Kaplan Hecker & Fink Files Amicus Brief in Hernández v. Mesa

Sergio Adrián Hernández Güereca, a 15-year old Mexican national, was shot and killed by a Customs and Border Patrol agent in the border area between El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The...
Federal Defenders Brief
Published on: August 15th, 2019

KHF Files Appellate Brief in Federal Defenders v BOP

On August 14, 2019, Kaplan Hecker urged the Second Circuit to reinstate a lawsuit by the Federal Defenders of New York that challenges ongoing Sixth Amendment violations at the Metropolitan Detention...
Published on: August 8th, 2019

Grant of Asylum Secured for Kaplan Hecker & Fink Pro Bono Client

NEW YORK, NY, August 2, 2019 – Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP associate Talia Nissimyan successfully secured a grant of asylum for our client, a native of Colombia seeking refuge in the United States....
Julie E. Fink
Published on: August 7th, 2019

Julie Fink Named in Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List

NEW YORK, NY, August 1, 2019 – Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP Managing Partner Julie Fink has been named by Benchmark Litigation in their 2019 40 & Under Hot List, in the areas of Commercial and...
Published on: June 28th, 2019

Journalist Wants To End 'Shitty Media Men' Libel Case

Journalist Moira Donegan is asking a federal judge to end a libel lawsuit filed over her creation of a list of “Shitty Media Men” who have been accused of sexual misconduct, saying she’s shielded by...
Published on: June 28th, 2019

If Facebook Is Immunized From User Content, What About the "Shitty Media Men" List Creator?

A few weeks ago, a Facebook user posted a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stumbling over her words and appearing to be either drunk or crazy. As esteemed tech journalist Kara Swisher saw...
Published on: June 28th, 2019

The 2019 Pride Power 100

6. Daniel Dromm New York City Councilman
Published on: June 20th, 2019

New York takes progressive steps to combat workplace harassment, bolster LGBT rights and extend statute of limitations for rape

ALBANY — New York is expanding protections for members of the LGBT community, toughening laws to combat sexual harassment and extending the statute of limitations for rape charges. Gov. Cuomo and...
Published on: June 18th, 2019

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress

NEW YORK — They didn’t set out to change history; they weren’t the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 uprising by young gays, lesbians and transgender people in New York...
Published on: June 17th, 2019

Progressive Attorney Pivots to Full-Time Role at Kaplan Hecker & Fink

A progressive, young lawyer and former Supreme Court clerk known for his appellate advocacy and for being one of the leading lights in the legal campaign against the Trump administration has taken a...