Dan on Nightline: Vanderbilt Rape Trial

January 28, 2015
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Dan appeared on Nightline, Tuesday, January 27th to discuss the latest details in the Vanderbilt rape trial, including the newly released verdict. The trial lasted 12 days but after just 3 hours of deliberation the jury released a verdict finding the two former Vanderbilt University football players, Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey, guilty of raping an unconscious ...

Dan on ‘American Idol’ Winner Legal Action

January 27, 2015
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Dan joined the GMA Heat Index, on Tuesday, January 27th to discuss "American Idol" winner, Phillip Phillipss who wants out of his contract claiming that he's been manipulated by 19 Entertainment, the company that produces his records and manages his career. Phillips is filing a petition hoping to terminate the relationship with the company he ...

Bar Complaint Filed Against Weil Gotshal’s Adam Hemlock Heading To Joint Committee on Fee Disputes and Conciliation

January 26, 2015
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Update: Today, we learned that the ​bar ​complaint Dan filed with New York S​tate's​ First Judicial Department ​ against Adam C Hemlock of Weil Gotshal has been directed to a different ​state committee. While Dan has refused to discuss the details of that complaint, it is clear the alleged unethical conduct is related to what he views ...

Dan on Prince Andrew Alleged Sex Scandal

January 23, 2015
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Dan was interviewed for segments on Good Morning America and Nightline regarding the alleged sex scandal involving Britain's Prince Andrew. Virginia Roberts, now 31, is alleging that she was kept as an underage sex slave for 4 years by billionaire Jeffrey Epstein. Among those named that she was forced to have sexual relations with was ...

White Street Named a “Critics’ Pick” by New York Magazine

January 19, 2015
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New York Magazine recently featured White Street as a critic's pick in the restaurant section of the publication. It says quote, "White Street, the ultraplush restaurant from chef Floyd Cardoz (North End Grill), combines classic elegance and clean, sleek modernity in both its décor and its food. The dining room features high ceilings with ornate chandeliers, dark ...

Dan on Media Coverage of Gaza

January 12, 2015
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Dan wrote a piece for Mediaite.com about the lack of international media coverage regarding the demolition of hundreds of homes in Gaza, displacing thousands. Why does no one seem to care outside of the immediate area? Says Dan, "...because its Egypt and not Israel taking the action. When Egypt first made the announcement following the incident ...

Dan on NY Times Public Editor Paris Terror Coverage

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Dan wrote a piece for Mediaite taking on The New York Times Public Editor, Margaret Sullivan, over coverage of the terror in Paris. The Times chose not to publish any of the Charlie Hedbo cartoons in the wake of the slaughter of 12 employees in their Paris offices. However, Sullivan then pronounced the decision a "close call" ...

Dan on Prince Andrew

January 6, 2015
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Dan appeared on Good Morning America, Monday, January 5th, to discuss the shocking sex allegations against Britain's Prince Andrew.  Prince Andrew is the Duke of York and fifth-in-line to the British throne. The allegations, made in a Florida federal court, by a woman now identified as Virginia Roberts, claim that while working for American billionaire Jeffery ...

NY Mag on White Street restaurant short ribs: “arguably finest in all of New York City”

January 2, 2015
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White Street was mentioned in New York Magazine by Adam Platt in his annual "Where to Eat" feature. The guide to the most "interesting, exciting and unexpected eats" to enjoy this coming year instructs readers to head to White Street for chef Floyd Cardoz's cooking. The section of the article entitled "Makeovers and Second Acts" highlights the ...

Adam Hemlock of Weil Gotshal and Manges, Accused Of Ethical Breach in NY State Bar Association Complaint

December 31, 2014
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This week, Dan filed his first-ever complaint with the New York State Bar Association asking them to assess the conduct of Adam C. Hemlock and whether it violated the New York State Rules of Professional Responsibility.  According to their website "The Committee on Professional Ethics is charged with the duty of observing the ethical standards of ...

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