Month: November 2021

Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley Accused of Stock Dump, Trading on Insider Information

The New York Law Journal is reporting that investors in the Chinese company Tencent Music Entertainment Group have sued Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley, accusing the investment banks of using insider information to dump shares of the firm in March. The lawsuit, filed last week in Manhattan federal court, named both Goldman and Morgan Stanley over a massive stock sell-off…

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Labor Law Amendment Grows and Extends Whistleblower Protections for New York Workers

Great news for workers in the State of New York: Governor Kathy Hochul recently signed into law an amendment to the New York Labor Law that dramatically expands safeguards against and remedies for employers’ whistleblower retaliation. Historically, New York has “not recognize[d] the tort of wrongful discharge,”[1] including “for firings that violate public policy such as . . . discharge for…

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Wage & Hour Laws

An Employee’s Rights Under Wage & Hour Laws The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) guarantees employees the right to fair payment. Many employers ignore these rules to make employees work without fair pay or overtime. You may have wage and hour claims against your employer if they are in violation of payment guidelines, equal pay for equal work principles, or…

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Legal Options for Victims of Crime

Victims of crime are often completely overwhelmed. Not only are they navigating the emotional and physical impact of the crime on their lives but they are also faced with uncertainty about their legal options. Victims of crime, including sexual assault survivors, regularly come to us soon after the crime happened. Often the first question they ask is: “now what do…

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Sanford Heisler Sharp David Sanford and Deborah Marcuse Among Benchmark Litigation’s Inaugural “Top 20 Labor & Employment Litigators”

USA – Benchmark Litigation has named Co-founder and Chairman David Sanford and its Firm Managing Partner Deborah K. Marcuse to its inaugural list of the nation’s Top 20 Labor and Employment Litigators. The list features lawyers recognized by peers and clients for their exceptional reputations and achievements in labor and employment litigation. According to the publication, recipients of this first-ever recognition secured “the…

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The Case of the Clicks: The Rise of Digital Ad Fraud

The advertising industry has undergone rapid changes in the past few decades. The growth of the internet has meant that businesses have pivoted to digital advertising options. This has come with its own set of challenges. While the two main stakeholders remain the same – companies that sell ad space, and companies that want to buy ad space – how…

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