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Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Benjamin R. Allee Joins Yankwitt LLP

Benjamin AlleeYankwitt LLP announced that former Assistant U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of New York, Benjamin R. Allee has joined the firm as a partner in its White Collar Crime practice. He also will represent clients in breach of contract cases, employment litigation, shareholder disputes and fraud investigations.

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Yankwitt LLP Obtains Summary Judgement of Defendant in Snow and Ice Fall Case

Court HouseYankwitt LLP successfully moved for summary judgment on behalf of its client, 373 Park, LLC, in connection with a personal injury lawsuit filed by its former employee, who claimed to have fallen on snow and ice on a ramp that ran from the dining room of 373 Park's New York City restaurant to the sidewalk outside.

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Yankwitt LLP Wins Motion to Dismiss Complaint Against Hospitality Client for Claims Arising Prior to its Acquisition of Restaurant Chain

Court HouseYankwitt LLP successfully moved to dismiss all claims against Brick House Acquisition NJ, LLC, the owner and operator of the Brick House Tavern + Tap restaurant since August 2017, in a personal injury action brought in New Jersey Superior Court. The plaintiff suffered injuries in a December 2015 motor vehicle accident.

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Yankwitt LLP successfully represents whistleblower in $4.3 million settlement of New York False Claims Act Lawsuit arising out of State Bottle Bill violations

JusticeYankwitt LLP successfully represented a whistleblower, a former employee of Oak Beverages Inc., in a New York False Claims Act lawsuit involving the New York State Bottle Bill. The complaint filed alleged that Oak Beverages defrauded the State by claiming that it paid millions of dollars to redeem bottles and cans.

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