Herrick’s Art Law Group Helps Royal Library of Sweden Recover Two Rare 17th Century Books Stolen Over Ten Years Ago
June 17, 2015
New York - June 17 2015 - Herrick, Feinstein LLP's Art Law Group announced today that with its assistance, and working with the United States Government, its client, The Royal Library of Sweden, has recovered two rare books stolen along with dozens of other volumes over ten years ago. One book, dating from 1638, is a manual for constructing scenes and machines for the theater published by Nicolo Sabbattini (Practica di Fabricar Scene, e machine ne'teatri) in Ravenna, and is considered the first book completely devoted to stage design.
How to Score Major Returns in Minor League Baseball with Taxpayer Cash
June 9, 2015 -- The Deal
Dan Etna was quoted in The Deal on his representation of the Yankees on stadium negotiations in Lackawanna County. Dan explained that while the county knew it’s minor league baseball team was a “business draw worth keeping,” management posed certain challenges that private investors may not face. In order to boost the team’s economic success and attract larger crowds to the stadium, Mandalay and the Yankees added better in-game entertainment and higher-end food options. Dan added, "Don't forget the Yankees had a whole separate value-add they were able to bring to the table -- their own promotional repertoire."
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.
Lawsuit alleging bias in funding of charter schools is ruled valid
May 27, 2015 -- The Buffalo News
Susan Dwyer was quoted in The Buffalo News regarding a State Supreme Court ruling that denied the state's attempt to dismiss the Brown v. The State of New York lawsuit challenging how the state funds charter schools. Herrick represents the plaintiff Northeast Charter Schools Network that, along with five Western New York families and children attending charter schools in Buffalo and Rochester, says the current funding formula is unconstitutional and discriminatory. "I think I can speak for every student in a charter school in New York today, and every other one who would like to be, in saying how encouraged we are by this landmark decision which acknowledges that charter school students have a right to ask the court to recognize their constitutional rights as public school students in this state," Dwyer said.