Category Archives: Finkelstein News

Jury Awards our Client, a Victim of Cyber Bullying, a Record $4 Million

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 -->

Congratulations to Personal Injury Attorney Melody Gregory

Please join us in a round of applause for Managing Attorney Melody Gregory, one of a select group of Women in Business honored by Hudson Valley Magazine! Each year Hudson Valley magazine carefully selects 15 of the Hudson Valley’s most accomplished and inspiring executives, entrepreneurs, government and nonprofit leaders.  mag_cover.jpg Melody, a Finkelstein and Partners -->

Encouraging Students to Consider the Consequences of Distracted Driving

Each year, through our C2Q initiative, we travel to high schools throughout New York State to help educate young drivers about the risks of driving distracted. We tailor our presentations to meet the needs of each school we attend. In some cases, our personal injury attorneys speak in an auditorium setting to hundreds of students, -->

An Afternoon Spent with Newburgh Youth Group

Yesterday personal injury attorney David Gross hosted a group of students from Northeast Gateway to Freedom, a Newburgh non-profit dedicated to bettering the lives of Newburgh’s youth.   The main goal is to prevent crime and empower youth by giving them hope, vision, and encouragement for their future. We are an innovative safe haven for -->

Wishing Three Members of Our Team Well in Their Next Chapter

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. “In many ways, what sets us apart is the way -->

Managing Partner Andrew Finkelstein Presents Senator Bonacic with Champion of Justice Award

On Monday, April 30th Managing Partner, Andrew Finkelstein attended the New York State Trial Lawyer’s Association’s (NYSTLA) annual Civil Justice Lobby Day. The purpose of Civil Justice Lobby Day is to defend the Civil Justice System and the rights of all New Yorkers. Just last year Mr. Finkelstein worked with key members of NSYSTLA and -->

Managing Partner Andrew Finkelstein to Lead Newly Established Class Action Committee

The New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA) appointed Managing Partner Andrew Finkelstein to lead a newly established Class Action Committee.  What is a class action suit?  A class action suit is a tool that enables attorneys to hold defendants accountable when many plaintiffs suffer similar harm and can be effective in preventing corporations from inflicting -->

Kicking off American Heart Month

Today kicks off the American Heart Association’s American Heart Month. In preparation for American Heart Month, our team has been hard at work creating little red hats for the Little Hats, Big Hearts project.  lhbh3.jpg “Volunteers from around the country are joining the American Heart Association, in connection with The Children’s Heart Foundation, to celebrate American -->

Giving Back this 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 -->