Lawyer Barry Fox of New York could be in danger of losing his penthouse apartment after an appellate court ruled he isn’t entitled to rent-stabilization protections.
Fox, senior counsel with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, who lived in the Upper East Side building since 1975, never knew his former landlord was getting tax benefits for his apartment being rent-stabilized. He was paying market rent—$25,000 per month—and it wasn’t until 2014, when his building changed hands and a new landlord said it wasn’t going to renew his lease, that he learned he might have protections against eviction.
PDF: Penthouse in Peril for Cleary Gottlieb Lawyer _ New York Law Journal
A West Texas lawyer who was convicted of forging a will to steal the estate of a multimillionaire now faces disbarment, while also seeking a new trial in his criminal case.
John Stacy Young of Sweetwater, currently incarcerated in the Tom Green County Jail in San Angelo, is arguing in a motion for new trial that a new witness has come forward saying her ex-husband, another Sweetwater lawyer, actually forged the multimillionaire’s will. Young pleaded not guilty in the case.
PDF: Lawyer Convicted of Forging Millionaire_s Will Faces Disbarment _ Texas Lawyer