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.
Poised Barra carries GM’s image on her shoulders
April 2, 2014 -- Automotive News
Susan Dwyer was quoted in the Automotive News article "Poised Barra carries GM’s image on her shoulders.” In the article, Susan assesses GM CEO Mary Barra’s testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's oversight panel, which is investigating the company’s recall of 2.6 million vehicles with faulty ignition switches. Also noted in the article is Herrick’s longtime representation of Bridgestone/Firestone in litigation involving Ford Explorer tires.
Labeling Rules Shouldn’t Be Decided in Court
March 31, 2014 -- FoodNavigator.com
Herrick’s Litigation Department co-chair Ron Levine was interviewed by online news service FoodNavigator.com in an article discussing the proper role of the courts in food and beverage labeling class actions as well as the shorter window of time for addressing crisis.
Mortgage Observer Weekly Q&A with Belinda Schwartz
March 28, 2014 -- Mortgage Observer Weekly
Herrick Real Estate Department chair Belinda Schwartz was profiled in the Mortgage Observer Weekly, a newsletter received by more than 12,000 real estate insiders. In the article, Belinda discusses her path to becoming a real estate lawyer, her current role at Herrick, and strategies for women looking to succeed in commercial real estate finance.
GM's Challenge: Reassure the World
March 13, 2014 -- Automotive News
Susan Dwyer was quoted in the Automotive News article "GM's Challenge: 'Reassure the World," in which crisis communications experts and legal practitioners opine on GM's handling of a recall crisis involving more than one million vehicles suspected of having faulty ignition switches. Calling GM's apology "a responsible act of mea culpa," Susan nonetheless noted it "exposes the company to millions of dollars in potential liability for violation of the TREAD Act," which requires auto companies to promptly report safety problems to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.