August 31

Eiseman to present “Red Flags & Risk Areas for Arbitrators”

Neal M. Eiseman will present “Red Flags & Risk Areas for Arbitrators” for the American Arbitration Association. The program — to be held on October 25, 2017 — is part of the AAA’s Arbitrator Continuing Education (“ACE”) series of courses available to the Association’s commercial, construction, and employment arbitrators. The event will provide a review.

August 23

Goetz Fitzpatrick wins major aluminum trade case

Attorneys Donald R. Dinan and Scott D. Simon recently won a major trade case before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on the importation of aluminum extrusions into the United States from China. The case concerned whether penalty duties against Chinese imports of extruded aluminum goods should be continued for another five years under both.

August 9

Kushner and Simon win $6.7 million judgment

Gary M. Kushner and Scott D. Simon pursued the personal guarantor of an unpaid corporate debt across a chapter 11 bankruptcy case and into Nassau County Supreme Court, where their efforts resulted in a summary judgment decision for $3.3 million, plus attorneys’ fees and 14% default interest running from April 2010, for a total judgment.

August 7

Simon vacates client’s default and wins stay of entire litigation

Scott D. Simon rescued a client after the Clerk of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York had already entered a certificate of default. The client had been served with process through its registered agent, but the agent was inexplicably slow in notifying the client of the action, and only did.

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