Resume


GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE Experience

  • DEPARTMENTAL DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE
    APPELLATE DIVISION, FIRST DEPARTMENT (1988 - 2000)
    • First Deputy Chief Counsel
    • Deputy Chief Counsel
    • Staff Attorney

Significant Cases

  • King v. Fox, 7 N.Y.3d 181 (2006)
  • King v. Fox, 418 F.3d 121 (2nd Cir. 2006)
  • In Re Holley (Sullivan & Cromwell), 285 A.D.2d 216 (1st Dept. 2001)
  • In Re Bruce Cutler, 227 A.D.2d 8 (1st Dept. 1996)
  • In Re C. Vernon Mason, 208 A.D.2d 1 (1st Dept. 1995)
  • In Re William Kunstler, 194 A.D.2d 233 (1st Dept. 1993)
  • In Re Harvey Myerson, 182 A.D.2d 242 (1st Dept. 1992)
  • In Re Morris Eisen, 174 A.D.2d 141 (1st Dept. 1992)
  • In Re Johnson, 75 N.Y.2d 403 (1990)
  • In Re Mario Biaggi, 146 A.D.2d 150 (1st Dept. 1989)
  • In Re Richard Biaggi, 146 A.D.2d 148 (1st Dept. 1989)

Teaching

  • CERTIFIED N.Y.S. CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION PROVIDER
    Routine Ethical Problems with Aggressive Lawyering (2002 - 2005; 2006 - 2009)
    Identifying and Resolving Conflicts of Interest (2000 - 2003)

  • BENJAMIN N. CARDOZO SCHOOL OF LAW - YESHIVA UNIVERSITY
    Adjunct Professor of Law - Professional Responsibility (Spring 2004)
    Faculty Member, Intensive Trial Advocacy Program (January 1988 - 2005)
    Forum Panel Member for Professional Responsibility Classes (Summers 1988 - 1998)
    Lecturer, Trial Advocacy Class (September 1992 - 1995)

PUBLICATIONS

  • IN BAR ADMISSIONS PROCESS ITS CANDOR OR BUST
    Law 360 3/20/2019

  • DIVIDING A FEE WITH A PER DIEM LAWYER
    New York Legal Ethics Reporter November 2015

  • EXCESSIVE FEES REVISITED: ENFORCEMENT OF LUCRATIVE RETAINERS AFTER "LAWRENCE"
    New York Legal Ethics Reporter 1/1/2015

  • ESCROW ACCOUNTS AFTER "GALASSO": YOU ARE YOUR BROTHERS KEEPER
    New York Law Journal 7/28/2014, p. 4, col 4

  • NEW YORK RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
    Oxford University Press, Fall 2010
    Co-Author, Chapter: Fees

  • AVOIDING ETHICAL DILEMMAS FOR SOLO AND SMALL FIRM PRACTITIONERS
    New York Law Journal, 9/26/2005, p. S-2, col. 2

  • ATTORNEY PROFESSIONAL FORUM
    New York State Bar Association Journal, June 2003, p. 51

  • PROFESSIONAL DISCIPLINE: THE HIDDEN DANGER OF DISQUALIFICATION
    New York Law Journal, 12/9/2002, p. 4, col. 4

  • SEXUAL RELATIONS WITH CLIENTS
    New York Law Journal, 7/25/95, p. 1, col. 1

  • IMPACT OF A CRIMINAL CONVICTION ON THE RIGHT TO PRACTICE LAW
    New York Law Journal, 9/29/90, p. 1, col. 1

  • LAWYER-CLIENT BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS: CAVEAT COUNSELOR
    3 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 291 (Fall 1990)