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Firm Profile: Proskauer Rose LLP
Eleven Times Square
(Eighth Avenue & 41st Street)
New York, NY 10036-8299, United States
Phone: 212.969.3000
Fax: 212.969.2900
Areas of Practice
  • Education
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Military Law
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Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • D.C.
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • New York
Other Countries
  • Brazil
  • China
  • France
  • Hong Kong
  • United Kingdom

Proskauer and A&E Assist Los Angeles Area Vets

My 16-year-old daughter, Helena, recently expressed an interest in helping veterans for a high school service project. I immediately took out my phone and emailed my partner Colleen Hart, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, who is…more
 /  Criminal Law, Law Practice Products & Services, Military Law, Nonprofit Law

New Coalition Pressing for Court Reform in New York State

The Fund For Modern Courts and Proskauer hosted representatives from a diverse coalition of organizations in New York State and leaders of the state bar at our New York office on May 3 to discuss the necessity of court reform in…more
 /  Civil Procedure

Proskauer Housing Court Victory Highlights Importance of Universal Representation

When I walked into Manhattan Housing Court a few weeks ago, I knew we had a strong case. Our client, a disabled 87-year-old woman, was facing eviction from the rent-controlled apartment where she has been living for more than 40…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Real Estate - Residential

Victory for a Vet

As part of Proskauer’s collaboration with the New York City Bar Justice Center, I recently had the honor of assisting an Army veteran in his claim for disability benefits before the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)…more
 /  Insurance, Military Law

NYU Takes on the Travel Ban

On March 30, 2018, Proskauer filed an amicus brief on behalf of New York University in the United States Supreme Court. The brief was filed in support of the State of Hawaii and its challenge to Proclamation 9645, the most…more
 /  Constitutional Law, Education, Elections & Politics, Immigration Law, Transportation

Combating Online Sex Trafficking Around the Globe

Discussing the pervasiveness and impact of online sex trafficking and how to fight it, Proskauer hosted a seminar titled “Combating Online Sex Trafficking: Confronting Challenges, Forging Cooperation.” It is estimated that 50%…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Criminal Law, Law Practice Products & Services

Helping the New Home for Hip Hop

Our client, The Universal Hip Hop Museum, which started two years ago as a “virtual” museum, will break ground in 2019 on a new 60,000 square foot facility in the birthplace of hip hop. The museum will open to the public in…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Nonprofit Law

Families Find Free Legal Help With LIFT

The fast pace of technological change has left the poor and unrepresented behind in many parts of America. But in New York State family courts, Proskauer lawyers are part of an exciting new pilot project spearheaded by the…more
 /  Family Law, Law Practice Products & Services, Nonprofit Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

Embarking on a Career With a Tradition of Public Service

Tradition is a funny thing. It can be tempting to dismiss it as something static and fixed, when in fact, it is a dynamic and ever-evolving creature. It is a tradition’s inheritors who determine what to maintain, adapt and carry…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Law Practice Products & Services, Nonprofit Law

Helping Non-Profits Navigate Tax and Labor Issues

Amanda Nussbaum, a partner in the Tax Department and a member of the Not-for-Profit Group at Proskauer, chairs a comprehensive seminar each fall for non-profits to discuss current developments and topics of interest related to…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Nonprofit Law, Taxation

Psychological Abuse Is a Form of Grave Harm Under the Hague Convention

A team of Proskauer attorneys, on behalf of 12 leading non-profit organizations specializing in advocacy for victims of domestic violence, drafted an amicus brief in support of a mother seeking to uphold a district court’s…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Family Law

Illegal or Fraudulent Entry Into the U.S. and its Effect on Asylum

Those seeking to escape immediate danger or imminent persecution often rely on false documents when fleeing to a safe country. But can a fraudulent or illegal entry into the U.S. pose an issue for asylum?…more
 /  Immigration Law, International Law & Trade

Inability to Leave an Abusive Relationship Can Be a Basis for Asylum

When can domestic violence form the basis of a successful asylum claim? A New York City immigration judge recently granted asylum to one of our pro bono clients who was found to have suffered past persecution on account of her…more
 /  Family Law, Immigration Law
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