News 24 Apr. 2008

Curtis Awarded “Excellence in Commercial Brief Writing” by the New York State Bar Association

The Firm was awarded the “Excellence in Commercial Brief Writing” Award by the New York State Bar Association's Commercial and Federal Litigation Section. The winning brief was drafted by T. Barry Kingham (Partner), Turner P. Smith (Partner) and Gabriel Hertzberg (Associate). It was submitted to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in support of a motion by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to stay a district court order enjoining FIFA from pursuing a Swiss arbitration. Mr. Hertzberg will accept the award on the Firm's behalf on Saturday, May 3, 2008 at the Section's Spring Meeting being held at The Equinox Resort & Spa in Manchester, Vermont.