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2020 Summer Fellowship Program

New York, New York–June 21, 2020–Fensterstock, P.C. (FPC), in collaboration with New England Law | Boston, is proud to announce its 2020 Summer Fellowship program, which began on June 3, 2020–a complete 10-week summer legal program devoted to mentoring talented and driven law students. It is FPC’s honor to join forces with these bright summer […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: NY Statute Of Limitations Tolled Until July 6, 2020

New York, New York–June 6, 2020–New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed Executive Order No. 202.38 today, which, among other things, tolled New York State’s statute of limitations in certain cases until July 6, 2020. Today’s Executive Order continued the suspensions and modifications of laws made by Executive Order 202 in response to the COVID-19 […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: NY State Courts Accepting New Cases on Monday

Beginning Monday, May 25, 2020, New York State Courts Will Be Accepting New Non-Essential Cases Electronically Where All Represented Parties File and Serve All Papers Electronically New York, New York–May 20, 2020–The Honorable Lawrence K. Marks, Chief Administrative Judge of the Courts for the State of New York, wrote a memorandum to all trial court […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: NY Statute Of Limitations Tolled Until June 6, 2020

New York, New York–May 7, 2020–New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed Executive Order No. 202.28 today, which, among other things, tolled New York State’s statute of limitations in certain cases until June 6, 2020. Today’s Executive Order continued the suspensions and modifications of laws made by Executive Order 202 that had not been superseded […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: NY State Courts Expanding Virtual Court Operations

New York, New York–April 30, 2020–The Honorable Lawrence K. Marks, Chief Administrative Judge of the Courts for the State of New York, wrote a memorandum to all trial court justices and judges on April 30, 2020, expanding virtual court operations beginning Monday, May 4, 2020.  The Courts will begin accepting new motions, responsive papers to […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: First Department Updates Virtual Court Rules

New York, New York–April 21, 2020–The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York, First Department, updated its rules concerning its virtual court operations. You can find the full update here. Importantly, appeals set for the Special May 2020 term have been published on the First Department’s Calendar webpage, and will begin May 6, […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: New York First Department Expands to Virtual Court

New York, New York–April 15, 2020–The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York, First Judicial Department, announced that it is transitioning to a virtual court until further notice in light of the coronavirus pandemic and the court’s obligation to respect Governor Cuomo’s New York State on PAUSE Executive Order. Click here for a […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: NY State Courts Reducing Litigation Restrictions

New York, New York—April 8, 2020—The Chief Administrative Judge of the Courts of the State of New York promulgated Administrative Order 85/20, which eases some of the litigation restrictions promulgated in AO/78/20, in an effort to mitigate the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic on New York Courts. Importantly, effective April 13, 2020, the trial courts […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Statute of Limitations Tolled Another 30-Days

New York, New York—April 7, 2020—New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed Executive Order No. 202.14 today, which, among other things, continued the suspensions and modifications of laws made by Executive Order 202, which declared a disaster emergency in the State of New York and tolled the statute of limitations in certain cases through April […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: New York State Courts Provide Guidance on E-Filing Procedures

Courts Remind Litigants That Any Filing That is Not “Essential” Will Not Be Accepted New York, New York–April 2, 2020–In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, New York State Courts continue to clarify procedures and rules governing filings in civil cases. The New York State Courts recently provided guidance on the rules governing electronic filing […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: New York State Courts Preclude Non-Essential Court Filings

New York, New York–March 22, 2020–This evening, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak in New York State and the nation, the Chief Administrative Judge of the Courts of the State of New York issued Administrative Order 78/20, which precludes any filings in any New York State Court, including electronic filings, concerning matters that are […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Protocols on Civil Litigation and Discovery

New York, New York—March 19, 2020—The Chief Administrative Judge of the New York State Courts issued Administrative Order 71/20, which sets forth the following discovery and litigation “protocols to mitigate the adverse effects of the COVID-19 outbreak upon the practice of civil litigation” in New York State Courts: 1.         Civil Litigation Generally: The prosecution […]

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Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi Honors Evan Fensterstock

The International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi Honored Evan S. Fensterstock as the Barrister Brief Member of the Month February 3, 2020–The International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi honored Evan S. Fensterstock, Founder of Fensterstock, P.C., a commercial litigation law firm, as the Barrister Brief Member of the Month in February […]

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“Best Actor” Innie Award Goes to Evan S. Fensterstock

New York, New York–January 16, 2020–Evan S. Fensterstock wins “Best Actor” Innie Award at the New York Inn of Court’s Annual Dinner for his role as Senator Charles Sumner in the Inn’s timely reenactment of the 1868 impeachment proceedings of Andrew Johnson. This was Evan’s first nomination as “Best Actor” and first time receiving the […]

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Evan S. Fensterstock Performs in the Reenactment of the 1868 Impeachment Proceedings of President Andrew Johnson in the New York American Inn of Court

New York, New York–November 13, 2019–Evan Fensterstock performs alongside his esteemed colleagues in the New York American Inn of Court’s timely reenactment of the 1868 impeachment proceedings of Andrew Johnson. Evan played the role of Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner, who adamantly fought to impeach President Johnson, stating in his speech during the impeachment hearings, inter […]

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Evan S. Fensterstock is a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” Lawyer

Evan S. Fensterstock Selected by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” Lawyer in Business Litigation in New York For Fifth Consecutive Year September 12, 2019–For the fifth year in a row, Evan S. Fensterstock has been selected by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” lawyer in Business Litigation in New York.  Evan is a trial […]

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FENSTERSTOCK, P.C. Assists Counsel to Defeat $6,000,000 Appeal

$6,000,000 International Judgment Enforcement Proceedings in Spain Move Forward After Defendant’s Appeal Denied Barcelona, Spain–October 10, 2019–In an over $6,000,000 international judgment enforcement action, Fensterstock P.C. assists lawyers in Barcelona, Spain in overcoming an appeal by the Defendant who argued that the United States judgment out of the Southern District of New York for nearly […]

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FENSTERSTOCK, P.C. Defeats Motion to Dismiss Action Involving Injectable Opioid Prescriptions; Case Proceeds to Trial

New York, New York–October 7, 2019–Fensterstock, P.C. successfully defeated Defendant Dr. David A. Greuner’s post Note of Issue motion to dismiss in the New York Supreme Court action captioned Liberatore v. Greuner, Index No. 162511/2015.  Defendant’s motion sought, among other things, dismissal of the action or sanctions against Plaintiff.  The Honorable Shlomo S. Hagler denied Defendant’s […]

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FENSTERSTOCK, P.C. Wins Nearly $5,000,000 Trial Judgment

Cypress Group Holdings, Inc. v. Onex Corporation, et al., Index No. 653408/2015 New York, New York–March 28, 2019–After a four-day bench trial in the Commercial Division of the New York County Supreme Court, the Honorable Barry R. Ostrager issued a Decision and Order in favor of Plaintiff, Cypress Group Holdings, Inc., represented by Evan S. […]

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Onex Corporation’s Request to Strike Evidence Denied

The Honorable Barry R. Ostrager, Justice in New York County’s Commercial Division, Stated that the Court “Absolutely, Positively” Deemed Such Documents In Evidence New York, New York–April 22, 2019–After winning a nearly $5,000,000 judgment for plaintiff, Cypress Group Holdings, Inc., Fensterstock, P.C. successfully defeated Defendants, Onex Corporation, et al.’s, post-trial request to strike evidence from […]

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Evan S. Fensterstock Named a “Rising Star” Lawyer by Super Lawyers

Evan S. Fensterstock Named New York Metro “Rising Star” Business Litigator by Super Lawyers For Fourth Consecutive Year Evan S. Fensterstock is a trial lawyer, Super Lawyers “Rising Star” business litigator, employment lawyer, and founder of Fensterstock, P.C., where he represents plaintiffs and defendants in multimillion-dollar disputes. His practice focuses on breach of contract, breach of […]

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New York County Judge Sanctions “Most Beautiful” Doctor, Defendant David A. Greuner for Spoliation in favor of Plaintiff, Represented by FENSTERSTOCK, P.C., in Fraud Action Involving Over-Prescription of Injectable Opioids; Case Proceeds to Trial

New York, New York–September 20, 2018–Upon hearing oral argument from Fensterstock, P.C., representing Plaintiff against Defendant Doctor David A. Greuner, the Honorable Justice Shlomo Hagler of New York County Supreme Court granted Plaintiff’s motion for sanctions due to spoliation of Plaintiff’s medical records. The decision was made immediately from the bench. This case involves alleged […]

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Onex Corporation’s Summary Judgment Motion Denied 

FENSTERSTOCK, P.C., On Behalf of Cypress Group Holdings Inc., Defeats Onex Corporation’s Summary Judgment Motion; Case Proceeds to Trial in March New York, New York–January 28, 2019–After hearing oral arguments from Fensterstock, P.C., representing Plaintiff Cypress Group Holdings, Inc. (“Cypress”), and Arnold & Porter, representing Defendants Onex Corporation, et al. (“Onex”), the Honorable Justice Barry […]