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Published on: January 17, 2020

New York Politicians Are Using Anti-Semitic Attacks to Scare People About Bail Reform

Plus: We debunk four big myths about setting people free before their trials.
Published on: December 13, 2019

Law360 2019 White Collar MVP: Kaplan Hecker's Sean Hecker

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP's Sean Hecker earned a rare acquittal of market manipulation allegations against a Barclays trader, and he's helped build a robust white collar practice at his emerging...
Published on: October 30, 2019

The Misguided Prosecution Of Barclays’ FX Trader Robert Bogucki

Hewlett Packard purchased United Kingdom based software company Autonomy in 2011 for $11.1 billion, a 64% premium for a company with nearly $1 billion in 2010 revenues. HP later claimed that Autonomy...
Published on: October 8, 2019

Two Years After Charlottesville, These Women Are Taking the Alt-Right to Court

The threats are like a bad faucet, a ceaseless stream of invective and hatred. The pitter-patter is so constant that Robbie Kaplan has learned to tune it out; white noise. Still, some pronouncements...
Published on: August 29, 2019

John Quinn, Partner at Kaplan Hecker, Discusses the Firm’s Social Change Agenda as a Growth Strategy

John Quinn left a thriving career in Big Law after seven years as a litigator to help found Kaplan Hecker & Fink, a litigation boutique with a focus on high-stakes commercial litigation and high-...
Published on: June 28, 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 28, 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 28, 2019

The 2019 Pride Power 100

6. Daniel Dromm New York City Councilman
Published on: June 20, 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 18, 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...