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Protestors in Kansas City speaking out against the Charlottesville rally on Aug.12, 2017
Published on: February 14th, 2018

The Charlottesville Lawsuit that could Take Down the Alt-Right

If Roberta Kaplan’s lawsuit succeeds, the instigators of the Charlottesville rally that injured 30 people and killed Heather Heyer will be held legally accountable. More broadly, the alt-right’s...
James Alex Fields Jr. drove a car into a crowd of people during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., in August.
Published on: February 14th, 2018

Planners of Deadly Charlottesville Rally Are Tested in Court

In the hours after last summer’s white power rally in Charlottesville, Va., erupted into violence, the planners of the protest mounted a defense: While much of the country may have found their racist...
Published on: February 8th, 2018

Time's Up Has Already Raised $20 Million in its First Month—And They've Already Received 1,000 Requests for Help

At a special Time's Up panel at this week's Makers conference in Los Angeles, Obama administration alum and lawyer Tina Tchen announced that the group had already raised $20 million, from about 20,...
Published on: February 7th, 2018

Plazza v. Airbnb Inc.: Airbnb Users Must Arbitrate Claims Under Terms Of Service Provisions Updated Since 2009

Docket Practice Area: Dispute Resolution Industry: Real Estate Date filed: 2018-01-26 Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. - SDNY
Published on: February 5th, 2018

Brett Ratner accuser, sued for defamation, says director is attempting to silence women

A woman who was sued by director Brett Ratner for defamation after she publicly accused him of rape alleged in a court filing Monday that the director was attempting to silence and intimidate her and...
Published on: February 2nd, 2018

A Cutting-Edge, Old-Fashioned Law Firm

Roberta Kaplan ’91 appears to be sitting on top of the world.
Published on: January 31st, 2018

Hundreds of Attorneys Join Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund

In less than a month since it was announced, the Time’s Up legal defense fund has gathered more than 500 lawyers willing to provide free consultations to victims of sexual harassment in the workplace...
Published on: January 31st, 2018

Roberta Kaplan Honored at New York State Bar Association

Roberta Kaplan received the New York State Bar Association’s highest honor, the Gold Medal award, on Jan. 27 during the association’s annual meeting in New York City. Kaplan represented Edith Windsor...
Published on: January 16th, 2018

Time's Up Legal Defense Fund: What You Need To Know

So you’ve been on Instagram lately and watched the Golden Globes, and now you have questions. What is Time’s Up, and can they help me? I spoke with Roberta Kaplan, one of the leaders of the Time’s Up...
Published on: January 9th, 2018

Talking With One of the Key Lawyers Behind the $16 Million TIME'S UP Legal Defense Fund

There was one refrain repeated over and over again by Hollywood’s (white) female winners at the Golden Globes on Sunday night: “Time’s up.” Both a warning and a movement, TIME’S UP is the nebulous...