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Published on: September 10, 2020

After Six Months On Rikers, A Nurse Stands Accused Of Murder In A Case She Says Was Self-Defense

Tracy McCarter is a victim of domestic violence, and her continued pre-trial imprisonment on Rikers is wrong and inhuman. We are proud that Sean Hecker is among the lawyers leading her defense. Read...
Published on: September 3, 2020

INSIGHT: #TimesUp During Covid-19—Private Sector’s Role in Mitigating Gender Equality Crisis

Roberta "Robbie" Kaplan and Rachel Tuchman wrote in Bloomberg Law about the disparate impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on women in the workplace, and about the steps that private companies can...
Published on: September 1, 2020

Sean Hecker Recognized by The National Law Journal as a 2020 "Winning Litigator"

NEW YORK, NY, September 1, 2020 – Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP is delighted to announce that partner Sean Hecker has been named a Winning Litigator by The National Law Journal. The lawyers featured...
Published on: August 27, 2020

Roberta Kaplan Recognized as one of the "Top 10 Women in Litigation" by Benchmark Litigation

NEW YORK, NY, August 27, 2020 – Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP is pleased to announce that Founding Partner Roberta (“Robbie”) Kaplan has been recognized again as one of the nation’s Top 10 Women in...
Published on: August 20, 2020

Michigan epidemiologists in power fight: 'Health emergency' only ends with vaccine

A group of Michigan public health experts have advised the state Court of Appeals to uphold Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's unilateral powers to combat COVID-19 and says the "health emergency" presented by...
Published on: August 17, 2020

Trump Can't Sway 2nd Circuit On Emoluments Suit Revival

President Donald Trump must face claims he violated the U.S. Constitution's emoluments clauses by catering to government officials at his hotels and restaurants, as a split Second Circuit denied his...
Published on: August 14, 2020

AECOM Again Stops Whistleblower’s Afghanistan Fraud Claims

A false claims whistleblower lost his bid to revive a suit alleging that AECOM violated the False Claims Act by improperly billing the Army under a vehicle maintenance contract performed in...
Published on: August 13, 2020

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP Files Amicus Brief in Michigan Supreme Court on Behalf of Leading Epidemiologists

On Wednesday evening, lawyers from Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP filed an amicus brief in the Michigan Supreme Court in a lawsuit challenging Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Orders designed to...
Published on: August 12, 2020

Three years later, Charlottesville's legacy of neo-Nazi hate still festers

Roberta Kaplan joined Deborah Lipstadt to write for CNN  about the anniversary of the violent conspiracy in Charlottesville, the lasting and hateful legacy of that day, and our lawsuit to hold its...
Published on: August 7, 2020

E. Jean Carroll, Who Accused Trump of Rape, Can Go Forward With Suit

A judge rejected President Trump’s bid to delay a defamation suit by Ms. Carroll, pointing to the recent Supreme Court ruling over his tax returns. A New York judge has rejected President Trump’s bid...