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Governor Cuomo Nominates Two Judges to the New York Court of Appeals – New York Daily News – May 25, 2021

When asked for comment by the New York Daily News, Partner Edward Steinberg commended Governor Cuomo’s nominations for the State Court of Appeals. The nominees are Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas and City Administrative Judge Anthony Cannataro. Read More

Reinventing Legal with Ari Kaplan Guest Edward Steinberg – Litera TV – April 27, 2021

Partner Edward Steinberg was interviewed by Ari Kaplan, the host of Litera TV. Ed discussed the founding of Leav & Steinberg, the impact of COVID-19 on the legal system in New York, and how the pandemic has pushed forward the adoption of new technologies.

Workers Were Left Vulnerable to Covid; We Must Better Protect Them In Its Aftermath – Gotham Gazette – March 31, 2021

Partner Edward Steinberg co-authored an article in the Gotham Gazette that examines the threats the pandemic has posed to workers and their wellbeing. After an initial lack of clear policies to protect front-line workers, OSHA and government agencies have begun to enact updated, stricter safety protocols. Read More

Time To Look Beyond Law School Rankings for Talented Judges and Promising Attorneys
–, New York Law Journal – February 22, 2021

In a piece for the New York Journal, Partner Edward Steinberg talks about the outsized influence that degrees from prestigious law schools can have on the careers of promising lawyers and judges. Read More

Commission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s
Courts Issues Recommendations to Expand E-Filing,
Enhance Remote Court Operations
– New York State Unified Court System – February 2, 2021

As the Court System continues to adjust to operating remotely, the Commission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courts, of which Partner Edward Steinberg is a member, issued recommendations to expand e-filing and make the process more efficient. Read More

How defamation law is supposed to work: Networks couldn’t get away with smearing election machine – New York Daily News – December 29, 2020

Attorney Edward Steinberg wrote an article in the New York Daily News that examined how defamation laws forced news networks to admit that there was no evidence of voting fraud in the 2020 presidential election. He also reflects on how these laws will impact social media companies and users. Read More

Newly-Charged Commission Proposes Online Enhancements to Better Equip the Court System to Meet New Yorkers’ Justice Needs Amid COVID Pandemic and Beyond – New York State Unified Court System – November 16, 2020

Partner Edward Steinberg is serving on the Commission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courts. After months of research, the Commission has issued several reports with suggestions to modernize the operations of the State’s court system and provide greater access to equitable legal representation for vulnerable populations. Read MoreCommission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courts Issues Recommendations to Expand E-Filing, Enhance Remote Court Operations

Remembering Jack Nathan: RunRaiser for the Child Mind Institute – Leav & Steinberg, L.L.P. – August 10, 2020

After a five-month “RunRaiser,” Attorney Edward Steinberg helped raise over $17,000 of donations for the Child Mind Institute, a nonprofit that focuses on the mental health of children and families. Ed began his efforts in August in honor of Jack Nathan, a close family friend who recently passed away at 19. Read More

New state malpractice law, born in crisis, now drawing pushback – Newsday – June 29, 2020

Edward Steinberg, President of the NYSTLA, discussed how a law that was passed during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic has made it difficult for victims of malpractice to hold the responsible parties accountable. Read More

New York Courts Reopen Months Into Lockdown With Rush of Lawsuits – Courthouse News Service – May 28, 2020

After courts in New York State started accepting cases again on June 6, Attorney Edward Steinberg describes how the pandemic has affected his interactions with clients. Read More

Trial Lawyers Association launches platform to help provide COVID-19 related assistance – Brooklyn Daily Eagle – May 4, 2020

As President of the NYSTLA, Edward Steinberg spoke with the Brooklyn Daily Eagle about how the organization created a digital platform to help lawyers in New York State better serve their clients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Bergen County Clerk Hogan honored by Wiesenthal Center at Yankee Stadium – – September 3, 2019

Partner Edward Steinberg chaired a sold-out event that honored Bergen County Clerk John Hogan. The event took place at Yankee Stadium and was hosted by the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Read More

MTA conductor closed doors on kid, dragged him 40 feet: suit – New York Post – October 24, 2018

Partner Daniel Leav is representing a 9-year-old boy who suffered two broken femurs after being dragged 40 feet by a subway car. An MTA conductor closed the doors on Mr. Leav’s client without realizing and only stopped after being alerted by distraught passengers. Read More

Danger at the Ballpark, and in a Baseball Ticket’s Fine Print – NY Times – November 2015

Attorney Edward Steinberg of Leav & Steinberg was featured as an advocate for a Yankee fan who was struck in the face by a baseball due to the umbrella policy at the facility. Read More

Clinic Safety Questions – First Business

Attorney Edward Steinberg of Leav & Steinberg was featured on a podcast by women’s rights advocates Jack Tuckner and Deborah O’Rell to weigh in on the state of New York wrongful death law, including its application to the estate of Joan Rivers. Read More

Some Sandy Victims Still Seething over Insurance Denials – National Mortgage News – November 4, 2013

New York attorney Edward Steinberg of Leav & Steinberg, which recently filed more than 20 lawsuits against insurers who allegedly shortchanged policyholders, told me part of the problem is… 

Flood of Hurricane Sandy lawsuits deluges New York, Long Island courts – NY Daily News – October 23, 2013

Attorney Edward Steinberg has filed 22 claims since Thursday relating to people who were denied insurance coverage for storm damage. Insurance companies also filed eight lawsuits in Manhattan Supreme Court… Read More.

School-bus ‘sex assault’ – New York Post – March 7, 2013

Leav & Steinberg files suit in the case of a 14-year-old special-needs girl that was sexually assaulted by a boy when a matron left them unsupervised on an overcrowded school bus in December 2011, the girl’s mother alleges… Read More.

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