According to one of Eliot Spitzer’s major contributors, the success of the Governor’s reform agenda in Albany could end up being a test run for something much bigger down the road.
“I can certainly see him being a really viable contender for President if he’s able to get all these reforms through,” said Doug Dunham, Read More
Eliot Spitzer’s plan to flip control of the Republican-led state Senate to the Democrats, who would then help push though his reform agenda, is part of a much wider goal than reforming Albany, according to one of his contributors, and major Democratic fund-raiser, Doug Dunham,
“I can certainly see him being a really viable Read More
A lively meeting over at Empire State Development headquarters this morning: the board was also expected to appoint a new lawyer to represent the agency on the Atlantic Yards project, until a dispute over the former lawyer, David Paget, is resolved. An appeals court hearing on that dispute, which the state economic development agency lost Read More
Lost in the hum of daily routine deep in the Eighth Avenue beehive of white-shoe law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore Feb. 13 was the insertion of pale-blue interoffice envelopes into the mailboxes of the firm’s 350-odd associates.
The spare memorandum inside contained news that might have set your average drone abuzz: They were getting Read More
Ever since October 1996, when Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, the highest-grossing law firm in the country, announced that they would be abandoning their unfashionable Third Avenue world headquarters to cohabit at 4 Times Square with the glossy, bitchy magazine empire Condé Nast, the firm’s workaholic male associates and partners have spent a good Read More