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From Zionist to Palestinian Advocate: One Lawyer’s Journey

January 31, 2019

Podcaster John Metaxas interviews veteran civil rights attorney Robert Herbst about his journey from his liberal Jewish upbringing to becoming an advocate for Palestinian rights. Bob says just as “Black Lives Matter in the U.S., Palestinian lives matter in Israel/Palestine.” He says his viewpoint changed significantly after what he calls Israel’s brutal 2014 Operation Protective […]

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Barry Klingman and Michael Zukerman on Foreign Investing in NY Real Estate

November 29, 2018

John Metaxas speaks with Warshaw Burstein partner Barry Klingman and of counsel Mike Zukerman about foreign investing in New York real estate. Mike outlines the ways foreign investors are getting into the market and which countries are leading the way. Barry discusses the unique structure of investments by foreign buyers, the special U.S. estate tax […]

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The Life of a Journalist & the Obligations of a Citizen in the Time of Trump: Aug. 11, 2018

November 4, 2018

Award winning journalist John Metaxas speaks on “The Life of a Journalist and the Obligations of a Citizen in the Time of Trump.” John touches on his time covering Trump at ABC News and CBS, the saga of Marvin Roffman, the importance of truth, his studies with Fred Friendly, the lessons he teaches his college […]

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Professor John Coffee of Columbia Law Joins Insider Trading Task Force

November 2, 2018

Professor John Coffee of Columbia Law School speaks with WallStreetNorth’s John Metaxas (Columbia Law ’84) about the state of insider trading law. Professor Coffee has been asked to join a task force to develop proposals to update this area of the law. The task force is to be chaired by former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara […]

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Slava Hazin on the Amazing Story of 99 Van Dam Street

August 2, 2018

Warshaw Burstein Partner Slava Hazin tells the decades-long story of 99 Van Dam Street, Warshaw Burstein’s advocacy for the building’s tenants and the Bankruptcy Court ruling that upheld the tenants’ rights of possession under the New York Loft Law. The ruling is significant because it is a decision of first impression holding that landlords cannot […]

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Meryl Wiener on the SEC’s proposed “Best Interest Rule”

July 6, 2018

Warshaw Burstein partner Meryl Wiener speaks with John Metaxas about the “Best Interest Rule” proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission. 

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Michael Zukerman on New Markets Tax Credits

June 29, 2018

Warshaw Burstein Of Counsel Michael Zukerman speaks with John Metaxas about the details of real estate development using New Markets Tax Credits.

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Warshaw Burstein’s Michael Zukerman on Low Income Housing Tax Credits

June 4, 2018

Warshaw Burstein Of Counsel Michael Zukerman speaks with John Metaxas about the details of development using Low Income Housing Tax Credits.  

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Hughes Hubbard’s George Tsougarakis on Pro Bono Recovery of Looted 9th Century Manuscript

June 2, 2018

Hughes Hubbard & Reed partner George Tsougarakis tells WallStreetNorth’s John Metaxas the fascinating story of his firm’s recovery of a 9th Century handwritten copy of the New Testament that was looted from a monastery in northern Greece by Bulgarian soldiers during World War I and went missing for 99 years. Despite the voluntarily return of […]

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Allison Prouty on Protection of Buildings Adjoining a Construction Site

June 2, 2018

Warshaw Burstein Of Counsel Allison Prouty speaks with John Metaxas about the rights of a building or apartment owner when construction starts next door. Ms. Prouty concentrates her practice in real estate law.     

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