New York

New York is ranked #29 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, its lowest score ever. New York City was named one of the cities or counties with the least fair and reasonable litigation environments.

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  1. In the News Today - December 4, 2018

    December 04, 2018 | News

    Lawsuits Cost New Yorkers More than Any Other State; "Justices Seem Likely to Reinforce U.S. Securities-Fraud Laws"... Read More

  2. WSJ Editorial Board: "State AGs For Rent"

    November 08, 2018 | News

    In a new piece, the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board said there are "obvious" ethical problems with privately funded lawyers working in the offices of state attorneys general.... Read More

  3. In the News Today - November 5, 2018

    November 05, 2018 | News

    New York Attorney General Sues Lawsuit Lending Firm... Read More

  4. Chevron Asks NY Judge to Hold Donziger In Contempt

    October 30, 2018 | News

    Chevron attorneys asked a New York federal judge to hold now-disbarred plaintiffs' attorney Steven Donziger in contempt for his 20-year attempt to enforce a judgment that was found to be fraudulent, Legal Newsline reports.... Read More

  5. "The Ethical Pollution of Buying Justice"

    October 26, 2018 | News

    Investigative journalist and columnist John Solomon said in an op-ed in The Hill that the recent lawsuit against Exxon was driven by an outside-funded lawyer working in the New York State attorney general's office.... Read More

  6. In the News Today - October 25, 2018

    October 25, 2018 | News

    New York AG Sues Exxon For Allegedly Defrauding Investors Regarding Climate Change's Effects on Business; "Time for Another Round of Securities Class Action Litigation Reform?"... Read More

  7. U.S. Chamber Comments on New York Lawsuit Against ExxonMobil

    October 24, 2018 | Press Release

    Lisa A. Rickard, president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) made the following statement about the lawsuit filed today by New York State against ExxonMobil using the Martin Act:... Read More

  8. In the News Today - September 13, 2018

    September 13, 2018 | News

    State-Backed Insurer to Hold Hearings on AOB Abuse; New York Federal Judge Tosses Lawsuit Lending Case... Read More

  9. NYT: Federal Investigation Into Lawsuit Lender/Doctor Scheme is Intensifying

    September 12, 2018 | News

    Federal prosecutors have ramped up their investigation into a scheme organized by lawsuit lenders, lawyers, and doctors that may have "lured women into having pelvic mesh implants removed," The New York Times reports. ... Read More

  10. NYC Bar Committee Chair: Some TPLF Arrangements "Run Afoul" Of Ethics Rules

    August 21, 2018 | News

    Professor Bruce Green, the chair of the New York City Bar's Committee on Professional Ethics, told Legal Newsline in Forbes "that some ways of funding lawyers, financing lawyers, run afoul of the fee-splitting" guidelines.... Read More