CLE: Litigating With and Against the City of New York – Thursday March 6, 2014

Litigation against the City of New York presents unique challenges. This program offers insights into the practicalities of litigation against the City and warnings on how to avoid some of the major pitfalls. Panelists are among the most experienced lawyers handling cases with and against the City of New York.

Thursday, March 6, 2014, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

New York Law School
185 West Broadway (between Worth and Leonard Streets)

3.5 CLE Credits in Professional Practice

$190 registration fee; Current New York City Agency Attorneys, $100



(2:00pm-2:50pm) Panel One: Plenary cases and Article 78 Petitions 

Randy M. Mastro, Gibson Dunn

Richard D. Emery, Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP

(3:00pm-4:15pm) Panel Two: Section 1983 cases and municipal immunity 

Joel Berger, Sonnenfeld & Richman LLP

Fay Leousis, Law Department

Richard M. Steigman, Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackarf, Blook & Rubinowitz

(4:30pm – 5:20pm) Panel Three: Handling a matter before the Office of Administrative Trials & Hearings (OATH) 

Joan Salzman, Administrative Law Judge, OATH

Raymond E. Kramer, Administrative Law Judge, OATH


Seats will only be held for those who have made full payments. Online payments of the fee may be made via PayPal. Visa and MasterCard payments can also be made over the phone at 212.431.2383. Checks should be made payable to “New York Law School” and mailed to:

Center for New York City Law
New York Law School
185 West Broadway
New York, NY 10013-2921

Refunds can only be given if a request is submitted by March 3, 2014.

New York Law School students and faculty: A number of comped spots are available for current, active NYLS students and faculty members. If you would like to attend this program, please e-mail Libi Adler at to make arrangements.

CLE financial aid assistance is available. Application for financial aid assistance must be received no later than three weeks prior to a course offering. To view the New York Law School financial aid policies for CLE events, please visit

Need more information? Require special accommodations? Contact coordinator Libi Adler at 212.431.2383 or

New York Law School has been certified by the New York State Board of Continuing Legal Education as an Accredited Provider of Continuing Legal Education in the State of New York. This program is approved for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

Refund Policy: Written notice of cancellation must be received by New York Law School no later than three days before a course offering for refund of registration fee. A $25 processing fee will be deducted from the refund. No partial refunds will be issued after the start of the course.