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Article - Collecting Biometric Information Just Became Riskier Under Illinois Law (Pratt's Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report, April 2019) authored by Patrick Burke and Alisha McCarthy | Read here

The authors Patrick J. Burke and Alisha L. McCarthy discuss a recent Illinois Supreme Court ruling, which is a boost to plaintiffs in Biometric Information Privacy Act lawsuits, and carries a cautionary note for companies that collect biometric information from consumers or employees in Illinois.


CLE Program - Evan Spelfogel, senior counsel in the Employment & Labor Law Practice, co-chairs the NYS Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section 3-Day Commercial Litigation Mediation Training (March 19 - 21, 2019) at Fordham University School of Law. Participants can earn 24 CLE credits.


Media - Brad Simon, co-chair of the White Collar Criminal Defense Practice, quoted by the New York Daily News regarding the college admissions bribery scandal and penalties in white collar cases. | Read here 


Media - Christian Hylton, co-chair of our Land Use & Government Relations Practice, addresses community concerns in an interview with NY1 regarding the development by one of our clients of two 39 story apartment buildings near the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. | Video

The city held a hearing on March 12, 2019, a first step in a Land Use Review to explore the environmental impact of the proposed development.


Media - Brad Simon addresses the surprising omission of actor William H. Macy, husband of actress Felicity Huffman, who was not charged in the National College Admissions bribery scandal.  As Brad comments in the article, it appears Macy “participated in the bribery at least as a co-conspirator.” | Read here


Media - Ilene Jaroslaw was featured as one the key players in NPR’s Marketplace broadcast last week. Host Kai Ryssdal is frequently asked: Why didn’t any Wall Street CEOs go to jail after the financial crisis? Ilene gives an in depth look at what happened. | Listen here