RPL Client’s Film Celebrates Release

Earlier this year, RPL client Jessica Devaney, producer and founder of Multitude Films, premiered her newest documentary, Love the Sinner, at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film, which Ms. Devaney co-directed with Geeta Gandbhir, explores the connection between Christianity and homophobia in the wake of the 2016 shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. The film was released last week by the distributor Women Make Movies, a non-profit media arts organization that facilitates the…

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RPL Congratulates Client on Upcoming Documentary Premiere

RPL is proud to congratulate our client, Director and Producer Kate Webber, on the upcoming premiere of her new documentary Kim Swims! The film will have its world premiere on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Mill Valley Film Festival in Mill Valley, California. Kim Swims is a feature documentary about the story of Kim Chambers, an accomplished open water marathon swimmer, and her attempt to become the first woman to swim 30 miles…

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RPL Congratulates Client on Publication of “Geek Girl Rising”

Reavis Parent LLP congratulates our client Geek Girl Rising LLC on the publication of their new book, Geek Girl Rising: Inside the Sisterhood Shaking Up Tech, co-authored by Heather Cabot and Samantha Walravens and published by St. Martin’s Press. The book has been featured in the May and June issues of Marie Claire and Good Housekeeping, respectively, and on new spring “need to read” lists in both The Wall Street Journal and Harper’s Bazaar. Geek Girl Rising features…

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RPL in the News: Media Coverage of Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

Last week, Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York on behalf of a former associate attorney of Defendant Goldberg Segalla LLP, an international law firm headquartered in New York State.  As the lawsuit describes, Plaintiff Marissa T. Jones was recruited to the firm on the basis of its family-friendly culture and practices.  After returning from family leave after…

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Release: Female Attorney, Promised Family-Friendly Workplace, Sues Large NY Firm for Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation

For immediate release Female Attorney, Promised Family-Friendly Workplace, Sues Large New York Firm for Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Former Goldberg Segalla lawyer and mother punished for following firm practices, fired after protesting firm partner’s discrimination and harassment campaign August 31, 2016, New York, NY – Today, New York City-based law firm Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court of the Southern District of New…

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RPL Congratulates Client Molly Bernstein on Film Forum Opening of “An Art That Nature Makes”

Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP congratulates client Molly Bernstein on the opening of her newest film, An Art That Nature Makes: The Work of Rosamond Purcell, at Film Forum.  The film has earned the designation of New York Times Critics’ Pick and has received glowing reviews from numerous industry publications, including The Hollywood Reporter, Indiewire, and Art News. Ms. Bernstein, a client of Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP, offers viewers a stunning portrait…

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Morgan Stanley Motion to Dismiss Denied in Whistleblower Suit

For immediate release: Morgan Stanley Motion to Dismiss Denied in Whistleblower Suit Bank Must Face Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley Claims for Firing Brokers in 2011 July 14, 2016, New York, NY – Yesterday, a judge in the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York denied Morgan Stanley’s Motion to Dismiss a $20 million suit brought by two former employees, Jamie Feldman-Boland and James Boland.  The Plaintiffs, a…

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RPL Victory for Client Strategic Motion Ventures LLC

In a representation by Litigation Partner Lawrence Brocchini, Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP won a significant victory on behalf of client Strategic Motion Ventures, LLC (“SMV”) in a litigation against Overseas Pictures Inc. (“OPI”) arising out of complaints of alleged fraud and misrepresentation relating to OPI’s investment in SMV for the purposes of production of motion pictures. Justice Eileen Bransten of the New York State Supreme Court dismissed all six counts…

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RPL Clients Oppose Morgan Stanley’s Motion to Dismiss Whistleblower Suit (Law360 Coverage)

February 22, 2016, New York, NY — On February 19, 2015, a lawyer for Morgan Stanley requested that a New York federal judge dismiss Feldman-Boland, et al. v. Morgan Stanley, et al. The suit, filed by Jaime Feldman-Boland and James Boland, who are represented by RPL Partner Alice K. Jump, alleges that plaintiffs were terminated as a result of their whistleblowing activities, including making complaints about Morgan Stanley’s sales practices…

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RPL Congratulates Chris Foley on His One-Man Show, “Off the Desk”

RPL client, Chris Foley, will be performing his one-man show, Off the Desk (Tales of a Mediocre Stockbroker)  from January 20, 2016 to January 31, 2016, at the Workshop Theater in New York.  In his show, Foley shares comedic stories about his lackluster career on Wall Street and the fantasy world he created that allowed him to escape the daily grind.  Break a leg Chris! RPL Partner Nicole Page and…

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