government relations: news
Consultants Analyze Trump's Impact on Presidential Race
July 13, 2015 -- NY1 News - Consultants Corner
Kevin Fullington appeared on the Consultants Corner segment of NY1 Inside City Hall to discuss Donald Trump’s impact on the presidential race, as well as a major speech from Hillary Clinton.
Consultants Talk Albany Gridlock
June 9, 2015 -- NY1 News - Consultants Corner
Kevin Fullington appeared on the Consultants Corner segment of NY1 Inside City Hall to discuss the gridlock at the State Capitol and Governor Cuomo’s leadership.
Consultants Talk Mayor's Rumored Political Ambitions
April 20, 2015 -- NY1 News - Consultants Corner
Kevin Fullington appeared on NY1 Inside City Hall on April 20 discussing Mayor Bill de Blasio's rumored political ambitions and the latest in presidential campaign politics. Kevin said, “I think you have to start with this self-evident truth that every politician in this country wants to be president and thinks they can be president...[Mayor Bill de Blasio is] taking all the preliminary steps to do that and I’m looking forward to four years from now when there’s a primary between Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio. That’s going to be fantastic.”
T.L.C. defends proposal to keep cabs on road for 7 years
March 5, 2015 -- Capital New York
Kevin Fullington was quoted in a Capital New York story on New York taxi retirement cycles, which currently allow taxis and livery cars to stay on the road for up to seven years. Kevin, counsel to taxi manufacturer Nissan North America, suggested that keeping cars on the road longer conflicts with the city’s commitment to make more cabs handicap accessible. “We recommend, however, that in the interest of medallion holders, drivers and the riding public, a more conservative approach be taken at this time,” Kevin said. “And we are happy to stand arm-in-arm with our friends at the Committee for Taxi Safety and call for a lifecycle of five years.”
NY1 News - Consultants Corner
March 2, 2015 -- NY1 News
Kevin Fullington appeared on the Consultants Corner segment of NY1 News' Inside City Hall to discuss upcoming special elections on Staten Island and in Brooklyn to fill seats vacated by New York Assemblyman Karim Camara and U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, respectively, as well as the controversy over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress.
Attorneys Weigh In On DOJ's $1.38B Settlement With S&P
February 3, 2015
Christopher Greeley was quoted in Law360 about the $1.375 billion settlement that Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Justice and 20 attorneys general over ratings that helped ignite the financial crisis.
Mitch Korbey Appointed to the Regional Plan Association’s New York Committee
January 16, 2015
Herrick Land Use & Zoning chair Mitchell Korbey was appointed to the New York Committee of the Regional Plan Association Committee (RPA), the oldest independent planning committee in the U.S. In this role, Mitch, who prior to joining Herrick served as commissioner of the New York City Board of Standards of Appeals, will help to shape the RPA’s efforts to improve New York’s economic health, environmental sustainability and quality of life.
Legal fight over California's unique art-sales law nears climax
December 17, 2014 -- The Los Angeles Times
Barry Werbin was cited in a Los Angeles Times story on a federal appeal of a lawsuit to enforce California's Resale Royalty Act. The 1976 law gives artists who are American citizens or California residents a 5-percent royalty when a state collector or gallery sells their work on a secondary market. The story references an article that Barry wrote for Herrick's Art & Advocacy newsletter on the U.S. Copyright Office recommending a federal artist resale royalty. This change would put visual artists on the same footing as composers, playwrights and authors, who are paid every time their works are resold as a live performance, recording or book.
NY1 News - Consultants Corner
December 1, 2014
Kevin Fullington appeared on the Consultants Corner segment of NY1 News’ Inside City Hall to discuss the City Council debate over legislation banning Central Park horse carriages.
NY1 News – Consultants Corner
November 17, 2014
Kevin Fullington appeared on the Consultants Corner segment of NY1 News' Inside City Hall to discuss some of the latest political headlines, including staffing shakeups at City Hall.
Landlords See State as Overreaching on Regs
November 10, 2014 -- Crain's New York Business
Kevin Fullington was quoted in Crain's New York Business about Herrick's representation of the Rent Stabilization Association and the Community Housing Improvement Program in a lawsuit challenging the legitimacy of the state's Tenant Protection Unit and a set of new rent regulation amendments adopted by the state housing agency.
Looser Rules Pave Way For NYC Affordable Housing Projects
October 2, 2014 -- Law 360
Herrick Senior Planning and Development Specialist Jennifer Dickson was quoted in Law360 on the recent announcement made by New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development regarding a streamlined development process for affordable housing projects. Jennifer said, “it's exciting to start to see specifics of the plan,” while also commenting on the plan’s complexity and its impact on architects and developers with little experience in this area. “I think they will be looking to the city agencies to continue to guide them,” she added.
Lawsuit Challenges New York’s Charter School Funding Law
September 17, 2014 - New York Law Journal
The New York Law Journal reported on Herrick’s representation of the plaintiffs in Brown v. New York, a lawsuit challenging New York State’s method of funding public charter schools, which gives charter students as little as three-fifths of what district students receive in the same community, violates the state Constitution and disproportionately affects children of color and lower incomes.
June 24, 2014 -- NY1 News
Kevin Fullington appeared on the Consultants Corner segment of NY1 News’ Inside City Hall to discuss the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional district and Governor Andrew Cuomo’s promise to help Democrats take back control of the State Senate.
Candidate emerges for key city land-use post
June 4, 2014 -- Crain's New York Business
Mitch Korbey was quoted in the Crain's New York Business article "Candidate emerges for key city land-use post." In the article, Mitch calls Edison Properties vice president Anthony Borelli, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s rumored choice to chair the Board of Standards and Appeals, “…an excellent choice [who is] extremely well-grounded and versed in the public-service sector, but is also aware and appreciative of the development community.”
Housing plan praised by real estate community
May 5, 2014 -- Crain's New York Business
Mitch Korbey was quoted in the Crain’s New York Business article “Housing plan praised by real estate community,” which reported on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $41 billion plan to preserve and build 200,000 affordable housing units over the next ten years. Mitch, referring to Mayor de Blasio’s proposed changes to the development process, commented “These may sound technical or nuanced, but taken together they are really important steps.” Mitch’s comments were also featured in a related Christian Science Monitor article “New York Mayor de Blasio unveils sweeping plan to address housing crisis.”
April 7, 2014 -- NY1 News
Kevin Fullington appeared on the Consultants Corner segment of NY1 News’ Inside City Hall, discussing Mayor Bill de Blasio’s first 100 days and the prospect of Governor Andrew Cuomo facing opposition from the left during the 2014 election race.
March 3, 2014 -- NY1 News
Kevin Fullington appeared on the “Consultants Corner” segment of NY1 News’ Inside City Hall, discussing Mayor de Blasio's decision regarding city charter schools and Governor Andrew Cuomo's new campaign ads.
New York City Landlords Sue over Tenant Protections
February 24, 2014 -- The Wall Street Journal
A recent Wall Street Journal report discusses a case Herrick filed this month on behalf of its client, the Rent Stabilization Association of NYC, which challenges the legitimacy of the state's Tenant Protection Unit and a set of new rent regulations that favors renters.
Herrick Names Seven New Partners
January 6, 2014
Herrick, Feinstein LLP announced today that the firm has named seven new partners in a range of key practice areas, effective January 1, 2014.
Real Estate Regulation and Legislation to Watch in 2014
January 1, 2014 -- Law 360
Herrick Government Relations Group co-chair Kevin Fullington was quoted in the Law 360 article "Real Estate Regulation and Legislation to Watch in 2014." In the article, Kevin discusses affordable housing policy changes in New York City that could significantly impact the real estate community — one of the city's largest sources of city revenue — both directly and indirectly.
Lines Blur When Lobbyists Invest in Industries They Represent
December 26, 2013 -- The Wall Street Journal
Herrick Corporate Department Co-Chair Irwin A. Kishner was quoted in the Wall Street Journal article "Lines Blur When Lobbyists Invest in Industries They Represent." In the article, which reports on the laws and regulations concerning political lobbyists' use of market-moving information, gleaned from government sources, Mr. Kishner says, "it is illegal to make trades based on information from a company, but it can be entirely legal if you trade on information from the government. Clearly, that's a window that needs to be shut.”
Michael McMahon Authors The Hill Article "Azerbaijan Election Was Fair, Well-Organized and Transparent"
October 25, 2013
Michael McMahon authored The Hill article “Azerbaijan Election Was Fair, Well-Organized and Transparent.” Mr. McMahon, a former U.S. Congressman, served as a member of the American Observers Group, which observed and monitored Azerbaijan’s presidential election as part of a large international team of 500 invited by the Central European Group for Political Monitoring. The 48-member American Observers Group included former Members of Congress, business leaders and heads of non-profits and non-governmental organizations.
Herrick, Feinstein Expands With DC, Turkey Offices
October 10, 2013 -- Law 360
Law 360 reports on Herrick’s opening of two new offices in Washington, D.C., and Istanbul, Turkey which expands the firm’s national and international capabilities. The D.C. office adds to the firm's existing state and local government relations capabilities, while the Istanbul office strengthens the firm's ability to serve Turkish interests in the United States and enhance its efforts to support U.S. clients with Turkish interests.
Next NYC Mayor Faces Real Estate Balancing Act
August 23, 2013 -- Real Estate Law 360
Mitchell A. Korbey was quoted in the Real Estate Law 360 article “Next NYC Mayor Faces Real Estate Balancing Act.” In the article, which includes opinions from many of the City’s top commercial real estate attorneys, Mitch commented that “it is hugely important who the chief elected official is in terms of the City’s regulatory framework for development.” He added there will be a “major shift, depending on who will be filling positions at the [Board of Standards and Appeals and the City Planning Commission].”
Costly Rents Push Brooklynites to Queens
August 17, 2013 -- The New York Times
Herrick Land Use and Environmental Group Chair Mitchell A. Korbey and our client, Read Property Group, the developer of the former Rheingold Brewery site in Bushwick, Brooklyn, are mentioned in The New York Times article "Costly Rents Push Brooklynites to Queens." The article delves into rising rents in the borough, a trend which is pushing renters and buyers to neighborhoods on the fringes of the Brooklyn-Queens border, such as Ridgewood and Bushwick. Read Property Group is planning to build a 977-unit complex in Bushwick – one of the largest planned developments in the city.
Barbaros Karaahmet Joins 85 Year old Herrick, Feinstein
Winter 2013 -- Turk of America
Herrick’s Turkish Practice co-chair Barbaros Karaahmet was profiled in the Turk of America magazine. The article discusses Mr. Karaahmet’s professional career and his decision to join Lawrence Kaye at Herrick, who is known as “a hunter of Turkish treasures smuggled from Turkey”.
Herrick, Feinstein Represents the Gulaylar Group in Its Acquisition of the Whole Retail Section at the International Gem Tower
April 26 , 2013 -- Herrick, Feinstein
Herrick, Feinstein LLP is proud to have represented The Gulaylar Group, a diversified Turkey-based company and leader in the international jewelry and diamond industry, in its acquisition of a three-level, 12,000-square-foot retail condominium at Extell Development Company’s International Gem Tower (IGT) on West 47th Street in Manhattan’s Diamond District. Barbaros Karaahmet states that “The Gulaylar Group has long been a presence in Manhattan’s Diamond District but this new retail condo offers an exceptional opportunity to capitalize on their experience and stellar reputation. ”
Holtzman Returns to Watergate in Documentary
April 18, 2013 -- City & State
The magazine, dedicated to city and state politics in New York, reported on the premiere of a new documentary by Robert Redford entitled All the President's Men Revisited which features Herrick, Feinstein Government Relations Group co-chair and former U.S. Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman.
McMahon: It's Unfair to Hold Azerbaijan to a Higher Standard Than Russia
April 16, 2013 -- CQ Roll Call
Partner, Co-chair of Herrick Feinstein’s government relations practice, and Former Congressional Representative of New York, Michael McMahon, published an op-ed on how one former Soviet bloc country is singled out by a doctrine of U.S. foreign policy that is almost 21 years out of date and does not reflect the deep bilateral partnership between the United States and Azerbaijan.
Holtzman Amendment: A Commitment to Removal of Nazi Perpetrators
April 4, 2013 -- New York Law Journal
Elizabeth Holtzman served as Congresswoman from New York's 16th District from 1973-1981 and was Chair of the Immigration Subcommittee from 1978-1981. She was the first member of Congress to expose the presence of Nazi war criminals living in the United States and the government's inaction in their presence, and led the fight to bring them to justice.
Personal Notes on Lawyers
January 18, 2013 -- New York Law Journal
The column noted that Herrick, Feinstein promoted four attorneys to the firm's partnership. The new partners include Barbaros Karaahmet, a member of the corporate department and co-chair of the Turkish practice and Michael McMahon, the co-chair of Herrick’s government relations group.
Herrick, Feinstein Names Four New Partners
January 4, 2013
Herrick, Feinstein LLP announced that four attorneys, including Barbaros M. Karaahmet, Michael E. McMahon and Frederick E. Schmidt have been named partners in the firm's New York office, effective January 1, 2013.
Herrick Feinstein To Rep East Side Turkish Center
September 13, 2012 -- GlobeSt
In an article about Herrick, Feinstein’s representation of the Republic of Turkey on all aspects of the development of its new Turkish Center, Partner Lawrence M. Kaye is quoted about the firm’s long-standing relationship with the Turkish government. Michael E. McMahon, co-chair of Herrick’s Government Relations Practice and former U.S. Congressman, as well as real estate Partner Jonathan Adelsberg are also quoted in the article about the importance of this project. The article also notes the addition of Barbaros M. Karaahmet to the firm’s Turkish Practice Group.
Iran: A threat to West and its neighbors
August 2, 2012 -- The Hill’s Congress Blog
Former Representative (D-N.Y.) and current counsel at Herrick, Michael McMahon published an op-ed on The Hill’s Congress Blog titled “Iran: A threat to West and its neighbors” that discusses the political effects of Azerbaijan’s geographical location.
The Hill has the largest circulation of any Capitol Hill publication, circulating to 21,000 subscribers. The free website hosts 11 blogs covering political and policy issues including the Congress Blog where this article can be found.
Weary Herakles statue returns home with Erdogan
September 25, 2011 -- Today's Zaman
Lawrence Kaye and Herrick are mentioned for having successfully engineered the return to Turkey of a $1.5 million statue known as Weary Herakles. The statue, which was smuggled from Turkey in the Eighties, had been in the possession of a Boston museum.
Art in the Crossfire: A Jewish Sect’s Claims Have Led to a U.S.-Russia Embargo
August 16, 2011 -- The New York Observer
Howard Spiegler and Charles Goldstein, in his role as counsel to the Commission for Art Recovery, are quoted in this article, which examines how Chabad, a Brooklyn-based Jewish sect, is claiming to be the rightful owner of art, book and manuscripts that Russian possesses. The article notes that the dispute has led to a diplomatic strain between the U.S. and Russia, particularly as it relates to loans of artwork. The article refers to Herrick as an "art law powerhouse."
Heir Awarded $1.43 Million by Hague for Goering-Looted Part of Old Master
August 15, 2011 -- Bloomberg News
Our representation of the heir of a Jewish art dealer whose gallery was looted by the Nazis, and the heir's $1.43 million settlement with The Hague city government, are noted. Our client, Marei von Saher, daughter-in-law to and heir of Jacques Goudstikker, entered into the settlement concerning the Jan Steen painting, “The Wedding Night of Tobias and Sarah," which hangs in the Bredius Museum in The Hague. The painting had been split into segments, with The Hague owning one segment, before being reunited by restorers in 1996, and the settlement allows the painting to remain as one work.
July 9, 2011 -- NY 1
Liz Holtzman appeared on the show “Close Up,” which initially aired on Saturday night at 10 and was run again on Sunday morning. Among other topics, Liz discussed the Congressional seat vacated by Anthony Weiner and the special election to fill it as well as a then-and-now look at Congress from when she served and the present.
Welcome Mr. Congressman
April 27, 2011 -- Legal Bisnow
Mike McMahon's arrival at Herrick and work in Congress and the New York City council are profiled. This item notes that Herrick is the only firm in New York with two former members of Congress, and that Mike's government relations-centric practice will touch on the real estate, financial services, transportation and environmental sectors and will focus on infrastructure issues, among others.
Eagle of Justice
April 18, 2011 -- Legal Bisnow
This online publication covering the legal profession profiles Elizabeth Holtzman and examines her career -- as Brooklyn District Attorney, New York City Comptroller, and four-term member of Congress -- and her current events as co-chair of our government relations practice. This item notes that she has been a leading activist on issues relating to the deportation of Nazis and is lobbying for legislation that would allow women with genetic diseases, such as breast cancer, to have access to genetic testing without the risk of infringing on patents.
Inside City Hall
April 14, 2011 -- New York 1
Michael McMahon appeared on the NY1 show “Inside City Hall” to discuss the federal budget.
Morning Show with Ron Daniels
April 14, 2011 -- WWRL
Michael McMahon did a live radio interview to discuss the federal budget. He appeared alongside fellow former Congressman Joseph Sestak.
News In Brief
April 11, 2011 -- New York Law Journal
Michael McMahon's arrival at Herrick is noted in the New York Law Journal article "News In Brief."
Wise Guys Show
February 2011 -- NY1
Liz Holtzman made two appearances on the “Wise Guys Show.” She was joined by former U.S. Senator Alfonse D’Amato and former State Comptroller Carl McCall to discuss the state and federal budget fight and other issues.
Report Details Ties Between US And Ex-Nazis
December 11, 2010 -- Associated Press & NPR
Liz Holtzman is quoted in “Report Details Ties Between US And Ex-Nazis,” an article about declassified CIA files that indicate that US intelligence officials went to great lengths to protect a Ukrainian fascist leader and suspected Nazi collaborator from prosecution after World War II. Liz says that releasing the files is a mark of governmental and national courage.
Shirley Sherrod and the Dark History of Baker County
July 22, 2010 -- Huffington Post
Elizabeth Holtzman, who as a law student in the Sixties worked with a civil rights lawyer in racially charged cases in southwest Georgia, describes what the atmosphere was like in Baker County and why, in her view, Shirley Sherrod is a hero.
‘Transformative’ Brooklyn MXD Clears Hurdle
July 1, 2010 -- GlobeSt.com
Mitch Korbey is quoted discussing the unanimous approval of the Domino Sugar Development by the New York City Council's Land Use Committee. In the article, Mitch calls the mixed development plan for Domino a transformative one for the Williamsburg, Brooklyn waterfront neighborhood that has long been home to vacant property and empty lots.
Ripe for Conversion
April-May 2010 -- NYinc
Mitchell Korbey analyzes the rezoning of much of New York City and cites certain neighborhoods where the zoning changes have been most prevalent. He notes that over the last decade, an area as big as some mid-sized cities -- Providence, RI, for instance, or Newark, NJ -- was rezoned, sometimes for contextual purposes and sometimes to keep current with how the city's land is used.
Developers jump on program to restart stalled projects
March 25, 2010 -- Crain's New York Business.com
Zoning and land use partner Mitch Korbey extolls the benefits for developers and neighborhoods of a Department of Buildings initiative -- enabled by a local law passed late last year -- that allows developers to re-start stalled projects quickly, without waiting months for the city to re-approve zoning or other special permits. The story notes that the city's plan recognizes that even competent developers are hamstrung by a weak economy.
Team Lazio: Getting the Pataki, Romney Band Back Together
September 16, 2009 -- New York Daily News.com
The "Daily Politics" column in the Daily News' on-line version notes that Kevin Fullington, co-chair of our government relations practice group, has taken a leave of absence to become campaign manager for Rick Lazio, who is running for governor of New York.
May 23, 2009 -- Fox News Channel
Therese Doherty discusses clawbacks, and our client Phyllis Molchatsky discusses her action against the SEC, in this one-hour documentary on the Bernard Madoff scandal.
The Madoff Agenda
December 31, 2008 -- CNBC's Power Lunch
David Rosenfield, in a live appearance during the trading day, analyzes which of Madoff's victims will have access to relief from SIPC, Madoff's likely disclosures to federal authorities about his remaining assets, whether he likely acted alone, and whether an insanity defense might fly.
CRE Clarifies Its Fed Request
December 23, 2008 -- GlobeSt.com
Elizabeth Holtzman analyzes the obstacles that commercial real estate entities might face -- and how they might overcome them -- as they seek federal rescue money to prop up their flagging industry.
Gov. blasts all-male slate for chief judge
December 3, 2008 -- Crain's New York Daily Alert
Elizabeth Holtzman supports Governor Paterson for criticizing a nominating commission that did not include any women on its seven-person list of possible candidates for chief judge of the Court of Appeals. State law requires the governor to choose a chief judge from among those nominated by the commission, and the governor -- and Liz -- expressed dismay that the commission did not include any women.
What if GM goes broke?
November 19, 2008 -- MSN Money
Stephen Selbst is quoted on the possible impacts of a bankruptcy filing by General Motors, including diminution of wages and pension payments.
Some local auto dealers urge lawmakers to rescue industry
November 14, 2008 -- The Boston Globe
In this story about New England-based auto dealers lobbying lawmakers to rescue the auto manufacturing industry, Stephen Selbst opines that each of the Big 3 has too many dealerships. He predicts that larger auto dealerships will survive but smaller ones will perish.
Automakers & Bankruptcy
November 11, 2008 -- CNBC Reports
Stephen Selbst is part of a live, primetime panel analyzing what bankruptcy would mean to the Big 3 American automakers and the ancillary industries that supply them. He touches on the need for a government rescue package, possible job loss, ERISA/pension issues, historical perspective, consumer confidence and warranties.
Instruments of Finance -- And Confusion
September 28, 2008 -- The Star-Ledger
Stephen Selbst is quoted in a front-page story on issues related to the $700 billion bailout/rescue -- what the fund's prospectus would look like, and the skepticism it would trigger, if there were a prospectus.
Politics Threaten Federal Rescue Plan
September 25, 2008 -- GlobeSt.com
Elizabeth Holtzman is quoted in a story on the $700 billion plan to rescue struggling Wall Street firms, opining that Congressional insistence on oversight, transparency and possible judicial review is necessary and not driven by partisan politics.
Cracking Down on Shoddy Condos
July 2008 -- The Real Deal
Doug Heller is quoted in an article on the attorney general's office's effectiveness in reviewing condo offering plans and enforcing codes.
Cuomo Cracks Down on NY Real Estate Fraud
May 7, 2008 -- Crain's New York Business
Doug Heller is quoted on initiatives of the Attorney General's Real Estate Finance Board to review condo plans more quickly and enforce habitability issues.
Stringer Honors Holtzman
March 25, 2008 -- Daily News
Elizabeth Holtzman is the subject of an article noting that Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer honored her as part of the celebration of Women’s History Month.
Two More Co-Chairs for Carrion
March 6, 2008 -- The New York Observer
Elizabeth Holtzman is the subject of an article about her serving as co-chair of Adolfo Carrion's campaign for city comptroller.
Grandmother Fights for Nazi-stolen Art
February 20, 2008 -- The Journal News
Elizabeth Holtzman is quoted in an article about attempts by her client Martha Nierenberg to reclaim family paintings that were stolen by the Nazis.
Endless Task: Keeping Unions Clean
February 10, 2008 -- The New York Times
Milton Mollen is quoted in a story about his work to keep organized crime out of a Teamsters local. The story noted that under his direction, about 50 officers and members were expelled from the union.
February 2008 -- Smithsonian Magazine
Charles Goldstein is quoted in an article about the scale of cultural theft by the Nazis during World War II.
January 13, 2008 -- ABC
Elizabeth Holtzman discusses why women should vote for Hillary Clinton in the presidential race.
Show Will Feature Paintings Looted by Nazis
July 1, 2007 -- The New York Times
Larry Kaye is mentiioned in a story about an art exhibit that was to feature paintings looted by the Nazis. The story noted that the exhibit pointed out not only the caliber of much of looted art, but also the decades-long struggle that some rightful owners face when trying to recover valuable art that was misappropriated.
Debating the Benefits of Eminent Domain
April 15, 2007 -- The Record of Hackensack
Scott Mollen is quoted on how the U.S. Supreme Court eminent domain ruling in Kelo did not create a license for abuse, and that private developer involvement is often necessary to accomplish projects that serve important public purposes.
Bill Rips Times' Hill Bashing
March 16, 2007 -- New York Post
Elizabeth Holtzman is mentioned for having attended a fundraiser for Hilary Clinton at the apartment of prominent mortgage executive Keith Kantrowitz.
Recovered Artworks Heading to Auction
February 22, 2007 -- The New York Times
Larry Kaye is quoted regarding the sale of more than 100 Old Master pictures from the famed Goudstikker collection by Herrick's client, Marei von Saher, Goudstikker's sole heir. Kaye notes that although the works were recovered after having been looted, they represented only a fraction of the valuable artwork that was pilfered.