RPL Client Cowboy Bear Ninja Premieres New Show on Red Bull TV

On November 14, RPL client and production company Cowboy Bear Ninja celebrated the premiere of yet another new show in what has been a busy and successful fall for the company. Liquid Science, airing on the online streaming platform Red Bull TV, features GZA, aka “The Genius”, one of the founding members of the hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan, as he meets with scientists and engineers that are currently shaping our…

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Sold Magazine Features RPL Partner Mark H. Moore in Article on Graffiti Art and 5Pointz Trial

On November 1, Sold Magazine published an article about graffiti as artwork and the 5Pointz art space and trial. Sold asked RPL Partner Mark H. Moore to weigh in on the application of the Visual Artists Rights Act to graffiti art and, specifically, developments in the lawsuit challenging the destruction of that art at the 5Pointz space by its property developer. “As the trial is ongoing, outcomes are purely speculative.  Plaintiffs Jonathan…

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RPL Counsel Dara L. Onofrio Wins Big in Local Election

RPL is proud to congratulate Counsel Dara L. Onofrio on her resounding victory in the election yesterday, Nov. 7, to a seat on the Board of Finance in Clinton, Connecticut. Congratulations, Dara! Ms. Onofrio is Counsel to the firm in the areas of patent and intellectual property law.

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RPL Partner Mark H. Moore Addresses New York’s Ban on Salary History Inquiries

On October 31, 2017, inquiries into a prospective employee’s salary history became an unlawful and discriminatory practice in New York City. The New York City Human Rights Law, New York City Admin. Code § 8-107(25), now bars direct or indirect salary inquiries to an applicant or the applicant’s current or former employers, and bars any such inquiry from publicly available sources.  Moreover, if compensation history becomes available through background verifications…

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RPL Associate Ethan Krasnoo Named a 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Star

The lawyer rating service Super Lawyers has selected RPL Associate Ethan Krasnoo as a 2017 New York Metro Rising Star!  The Rising Stars list is comprised of the top up-and-coming New York attorneys who are 40 and under or who have been in practice for fewer than 10 years.  Only 2.5% of New York attorneys were chosen for the honor.  This year’s list was published in the October edition of New…

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RPL Client Stanley A. Meyer Celebrates Success of “WarholCapote” at A.R.T.

RPL client, scenic designer Stanley A. Meyer, who is best known for creating the beautiful sets for Disney’s Broadway and touring productions of Beauty and the Beast, celebrates another success in his most recent scenic design for American Repertory Theater’s production of WarholCapote. Adapted by Rob Roth from the words of Andy Warhol and Truman Capote, the play recreates conversations, and ultimately never-released taped recordings, between the two icons after they decided…

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RPL Client Celebrates Premiere of New Show on Fusion TV

On October 5, 2017, RPL client, production company Cowboy Bear Ninja LLC, celebrated the premiere of its newest show, Shade: Queens of NYC, on Fusion TV. A documentary series about some of New York’s most prominent drag queens, Shade follows performers Brita Filter, Chelsea Piers, Holly Box-Springs, Jada Valenciaga, Jasmine Rice LaBeija, Marti Gould Cummings, Paige Turner and Tina Burner to show the reality of the drag stars’ lives on and off the stage. Huffington…

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RPL Client Wins in FOIA Case Against FBI and DOJ

RPL Client Watched Film, LLC has been gearing up for the 2018 release of its feature-length documentary, The Feeling of Being Watched, directed by Algerian-American journalist and filmmaker Assia Boundaoui. The film tells the story of Ms. Boundaoui’s investigation into the rumors of government surveillance in her childhood neighborhood outside of Chicago– a largely Arab-American neighborhood at the time. She soon learned the truth of the rumors, uncovering one of…

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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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