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Published on: July 17th, 2018

Roberta Kaplan Named a Top 10 Female Litigator by Benchmark Litigation

We are thrilled to announce that our founding partner Roberta Kaplan has been named one of the Top 10 Female Litigators in the country by Benchmark Litigation.  The honorees “earned their place...
Published on: July 13th, 2018

Madam Precedent

Earlier this month, Forward Magazine published an in-depth profile of our Founding Partner, Robbie Kaplan. Read the profile here.
Published on: July 13th, 2018

Charlottesville white supremacists will face trial, judge rules

In a significant ruling Monday, a U.S. district judge decided that a massive lawsuit against some of America’s most prominent white supremacists can proceed.
Published on: July 13th, 2018

Court cites anti-terrorism law in okaying suit against Charlottesville white supremacists, neo-Nazis

When Integrity First for America filed a complaint against the organizers of the Charlottesville “rally,” the organization was reviving an older legal tactic for dealing with a newly relevant problem...
Published on: July 13th, 2018

Daily Dicta: In Charlottesville Suit, Robbie Kaplan and Karen Dunn Don’t Scare Easy

Representing 11 people who were injured in Charlottesville last August, they scored a big first-round win when a federal judge in Virginia on Monday refused to dismiss their suit against 24 of 25...
Published on: July 13th, 2018

Law of the Land: The Supreme Court’s Year in Review

92Y, and its partner, the Forum on Law, Culture & Society at NYU School of Law, continues its annual program, Law of the Land: the Supreme Court’s Year in Review. We take you inside the Court’s...
Published on: July 13th, 2018

Civil Lawsuit Against Charlottesville Rally Organizers Can Move Forward

CHARLOTESVILLE – A federal judge ruled Monday that a lawsuit filed by victims, counter protestors and residents against the organizers of a white supremacist rally that left one woman dead last...
Published on: July 2nd, 2018

Revolutionary Arrangement Will Allow Federal Law Clerk To Take Parental Leave During Clerkship

Here at Above the Law, we frequently write about parental leave programs for associates at Biglaw firms, but we’ve never had the opportunity to write about parental leave programs for law clerks...
Published on: July 2nd, 2018

Second Chance For Ex-Partner’s Parenting Claim

In just the latest in a series of cases dating back more than a quarter century grappling with questions about parental standing within unmarried same-sex couples, a New York State appellate court...
Published on: June 29th, 2018

DOMA Slayer Kaplan Brings On Debevoise Partner, Renames Firm

Roberta Kaplan, the former Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison litigator who successfully argued before the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act, is expanding her 1-...