• The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1st Judicial Department has affirmed a decision by The Hon. Eileen Bransten of the New York Supreme Court granting a motion to dismiss claims of legal malpractice and claims under Judicial Law Section 487 made against Friedman Kaplan’s clients, an AM Law 100 law firm and an individual partner of that firm. The claims were brought by a former client of the firm’s in connection with patent litigation in which our clients had represented the plaintiff.  More

    Jan 26, 2017
  • "For nearly a decade, Chris’ intelligence, creativity, and work ethic have made him an invaluable asset to our firm, and we are excited to embark on this next chapter of our work together," said Managing Partner Eric Seiler.

    Mr. Colorado's practice focuses on complex commercial disputes with particular focus on matters related to financial products, distressed companies, licensing, and debt. More

    Jan 1, 2017
  • Trilogy International Partners, a privately held wireless telecommunications operator, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to effect a business combination with Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (TSE: AQX.A), a Canadian special purpose acquisition corporation, based on a Trilogy enterprise value of US $875 million.  The transaction will constitute AQX's qualifying transaction. Friedman Kaplan partners Barry Adelman, Gregg Lerner, and Michael Gordon, along with Counsel Norman Alpert and Associate Elliot Choi advised Trilogy on the deal. More

    Nov 1, 2016
  • Friedman Kaplan is proud to announce that 26 of our attorneys – more than half the firm – have been named to the New York Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists for 2016. More

    Oct 14, 2016
  • The Appellate Division, First Department of the Supreme Court of the State of New York today issued a decision affirming the Supreme Court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Friedman Kaplan's clients in connection with a long-running employment dispute related to the firm’s clients’ departure from a former employer in the wake of the financial crisis. More

    Oct 13, 2016
  • On September 26th, The American Lawyer honored Friedman Kaplan at its 4th Annual Global Legal Awards Presentation. The firm was recognized for its work in the Argentine Bonds Litigation, which The American Lawyer designated as the Global Dispute of the Year for U.S. Litigation (Finance) and the Global Dispute of the Year Grand Prize 2016.  

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    Sep 27, 2016
  • Addressing an issue of first impression with potentially far reaching consequences for the trillion dollar mortgage-backed securities market, the Second Circuit has held that origination and underwriting defects of the type allegedly widespread over the last decade do not destroy the tax exempt status of a real estate mortgage investment conduit (REMIC).  More

    Jun 7, 2016
  • At the Annual Meeting of the New York City Bar on May 17, it was announced that Friedman Kaplan partner Hallie Levin will serve as one of three Vice Presidents of the New York City Bar. Her fellow Vice Presidents include Sheila S. Boston of Kaye Scholer LLP and Roger Maldonado of Balber Pickard Maldonado & Van Der Tuin PC. More

    May 18, 2016
  • 2016
  • Mary Mulligan will speak at the UK Fraud Lawyers Association's International Conference, this year being held in conjunction with the European Criminal Bar Association, on June 17 at K&L Gates' offices in London. The event will feature Keynote Speaker David Green, QC, Director of the Serious Fraud Office.  More

    April 14, 2016
  • Friedman Kaplan is proud to announce that two new associates, Priyanka Wityk and Monica Harris, have joined our litigation department. Consistent with the high-caliber of Friedman Kaplan attorneys, both Priyanka and Monica boast exceptional credentials, and we are excited that they have become part of our team. They will both concentrate on complex commercial litigation. More

    May 12, 2016
  • Friedman Kaplan is proud to announce that it is celebrating its 30-year anniversary. The firm was founded in 1986 in the belief that a small group of talented and dedicated lawyers could offer the most sophisticated clients, facing the most difficult challenges, not only exceptional, creative, and tailored legal advice, but also a level of client service rarely seen in modern business. The firm remains dedicated to that mission, and looks forward to many more years of helping its clients to achieve their goals. More

    2016
  • Friedman Kaplan partner Anne Beaumont spoke to Adam Le of Secondaries Investor regarding the recently reported fraud by a partner at private equity firm PJT. Former PJT partner Andrew Caspersen has been charged by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission with securities and wire fraud in connection with a scheme to defraud investors, including a charitable foundation. Ms. Beaumont noted that, “People see a nice, steady large return, and they hate to ask questions too hard because then they’re put in a position where they might need to pull their money or not invest. There’s really a psychological component to people not wanting to question a good thing.” More

    April 1, 2016
  • Friedman Kaplan partner Anne Beaumont was interviewed by Mark Melin of ValueWalk regarding the recently reported fraud by a partner at private equity firm PJT. Former PJT partner Andrew Caspersen has been charged by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission with securities and wire fraud in connection with a scheme to defraud investors, including a charitable foundation. More

    Mar 30, 2016

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