Monthly Archives: May 2017

Discussion with Presiding Justice of the Queens County Commercial Division: Justice Marguerite A. Grays 

By: Anastasia Galstian | Staff Writer Introduction On Wednesday, March 1, 2017, I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Justice Marguerite A. Grays (“Justice Grays”) to discuss her path to the Commercial Division and to solicit advice for individuals … Continue reading

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Law Student Perspectives: Practical Advice for Law Students

By: Daniel K. Wiig | In-House Counsel to Municipal Credit Union There has been much talk as of late about the relationship of law schools vis-à-vis the practice of law and, perhaps more bluntly, the ability for students to obtain meaningful … Continue reading

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An Interview with Ralph Carter

By: Gregory Brown, Jr. | Staff Writer Introduction On March 2, 2017, Staffer Gregory Brown had the opportunity to conduct a phone interview with Ralph Carter, an Associate in the Trial Practice Group at Duane Morris LLP.  Mr. Carter offered … Continue reading

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Fakiris v. Gusmar Enters. LLC, et al., Index No. 14652/14, 11/21/2016 (Ritholtz, J.)

Summary Judgment; Fiduciary Duty; Judicial Dissolution; Temporary Receivership By: James Clarke | Staff Writer Plaintiff Marina Fakiris (“Marina”), her brother Defendant Kostas Fakiris (“Kostas”), and their late father Peter Fakiris (“Peter”) formed Defendant Gusmar Enterprises, LLC (“Gusmar”), a real estate … Continue reading

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Adopting the Attitude of a Servant to Succeed—An Interview with Judge DeStefano

By: Katherine Sullivan | Staff Writer Introduction On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, Staffer Katherine met with Justice Vito M. DeStefano (“Judge DeStefano”) of the Commercial Division of Supreme Court, Nassau County to discuss his background, experience in the Commercial Division, … Continue reading

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Saska v. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Index No. 650775/2013 11/10/16 (Kornreich, J.)

Preliminary Approval to Settlement Agreements; Class Action; Opposition Papers; CPLR § 908   By Amanda Tersigni | Staff Writer In 1870, the New York State Legislature (“the Legislature”), by and through its Parks Department, constructed an educational corporation, surrounding the … Continue reading

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