ACMA Lawsuit Challenging Cal. State Tax Guidance to Go Forward

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On November 17, 2022, shortly after hearing oral argument from partner Nathaniel Bessey, San Francisco Superior Court Judge Richard B. Ulmer Jr. issued an order in favor of Brann & Isaacson client the American Catalog Mailers Association (ACMA), paving the way for high-profile tax litigation to proceed. The case centers on whether the California Franchise...

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Eamonn Hart Named to Maine State Bar Association’s 2023 Leadership Academy

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Brann & Isaacson congratulates attorney Eamonn Hart who has been named a fellow of the Maine State Bar Association’s 2023 Leadership Academy. The Academy’s mission is to promote and encourage leadership and professionalism by identifying present and future leaders who are members of the MSBA, and providing them with a program designed to develop leadership...

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Twelve Brann & Isaacson Attorneys Honored by Super Lawyers for 2022

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Brann & Isaacson congratulates its attorneys honored by Super Lawyers for 2022. Brann & Isaacson attorneys listed in the 2022 New England Super Lawyers include: George S. Isaacson (Tax, Business Litigation) Martin I. Eisenstein (Tax, Business Litigation, and Business/Corporate) David W. Bertoni (Class Action/Mass Torts, Consumer Law, Tax) Ben Lund (Real Estate, Business/Corporate) Martha E....

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ABA’s Probate & Property Features Article Co-authored by Ben Lund

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The September/October 2022 issue of the American Bar Association’s Probate & Property features, “The Remotest Idea—Practical Ethical Lessons Learned During the Pandemic,” co-written by partner Ben Lund, Pamela E. Baker, and Melissa G. Powers. Lund and his co-authors dive into the ethical challenges that come with the recent Covid-19-driven transition many practitioners have made to...

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Peter Brann Again Offering Popular Harvard Law School Course

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For the Fall 2022 term, partner Peter Brann will once again be teaching a course at the Harvard Law School on “The Role of the State Attorney General,” with James Tierney, the former Maine Attorney General. Brann and Tierney have taught this class at Columbia, Yale, and Harvard Law Schools for over ten years with...

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Eleven B&I Attorneys Honored in The Best Lawyers in America© 2023

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Eleven Brann & Isaacson attorneys have been selected for inclusion in rankings published by The Best Lawyers in America© 2023. Included in The Best Lawyers in America (2023 Edition): George S. Isaacson, Commercial Litigation; Litigation and Controversy—Tax; Martin I. Eisenstein, Litigation and Controversy–Tax; Tax Law; David W. Bertoni, Tax Law Martha E. Greene, Trusts and...

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Brann & Isaacson Lawyers Obtain Dismissals of Two More ADA Website Accessibility Cases

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Brann & Isaacson lawyers, Peter Brann and Hannah Wurgaft, obtained dismissals in two more ADA website accessibility cases in New York and California, on behalf of TackleDirect and JP Boden. In the New York case, they filed a motion to dismiss, and the plaintiff’s counsel, Mizrahi Kroub, which files more of these cases in New York than anyone...

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Brann & Isaacson Brief Prompts Dismissal of Another ADA Website Accessibility Case

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Brann & Isaacson lawyers, Peter Brann and Hannah Wurgaft, filed a request to submit a “friend of the court” brief in support of a Texas donut shop that had been sued in New York claiming that its website was inaccessible to blind people. This lawsuit was one of about 2,000 such cases that have been filed in the...

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Brann & Isaacson Lawyers Obtain Quick Dismissal of ADA Website Accessibility Case

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Brann & Isaacson lawyers, Peter Brann and Hannah Wurgaft, filed a motion to dismiss an ADA website accessibility case on behalf of The Tack Room, a South Carolina company that sells equestrian equipment. This lawsuit was one of about 2,000 such cases that have been filed in the past year in New York. Less than...

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Maine Law Court Sides with Lewiston in Major Code Enforcement Case

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In an important case addressing municipal code enforcement, the Maine Law Court issued its opinion in City of Lewiston v. William Verrinder, on May 31, 2022, ruling on all issues in favor of the City of Lewiston, represented by partners Michael Carey and Peter Brann. The City took code enforcement action against the defendant for...

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