Finkelstein News

A Rockland County jury made history this past Friday awarding cyber-bullying victim Meredith Trussell-Slutsky $500,000 in compensatory, and $3.5 million in punitive damages for libelous defamation. Ms. Trussell-Slutsky, a longtime elementary school teacher, mother of two, and community volunteer was bullied for more than 6 months in 2017 via a series of malicious and fictitious online articles written by Carol Mcilmurray and published in the Rockland Post.

Today we celebrated three members of our F&P family and wished them well in their retirement. Collectively, Human Resources Director Dr. Carl Gold, Referral Coordinator Donna D’Ortona, and Paralegal Carolyn Harvey have spent more than 51 years assisting our clients and contributing to the firm.

The New York Yankees may not be your favorite MLB team, but they recently made a play we can all cheer on. In April of 2018, the Yankees organization posted a video featuring 24 of its players and manager, Aaron Boone, sharing a series of supportive messages to a victim of bulling.

Holiday Season

For many of us the holiday season is a joyous, but hectic time. It is our goal at Finkelstein & Partners to remain connected to our community and give back to those in need. Melody Gregory, a Finkelstein & Partners Managing Attorney recently shared a letter she received from the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County, thanking her for her efforts during their “Fore” the Kids Gold Classic fundraiser:

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