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Peter Brann Quoted in Wall Street Journal on ADA Website Suits

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Brann & Isaacson lawyer Peter Brann was quoted in the Wall Street Journal in an article entitled “The Law Firm Hitting Businesses With Thousands of Disability Suits” (subscription may be required), about the most prolific filer of website accessibility lawsuits last year, the law firm Mizrahi Kroub. According to the reporting of the Wall Street...

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B&I Lawyers File Yet Another Motion to Dismiss ADA Website Case

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Brann & Isaacson lawyers Peter Brann and Hannah Wurgaft filed a motion to dismiss yet another ADA website accessibility case filed in New York, this time against a serial plaintiff represented by Stein Saks, which has filed more class action complaints nationwide than any other law firm since 2021. The defendant, once again, is a...

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Online Wiretapping Claims: A Surging Menace

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A flood of lawsuits and arbitration demands continues to drown companies that have installed the Meta pixel on their websites. If you haven’t been on the receiving end of these online wiretapping claims, count yourself lucky. Either way, be forewarned that the risk of being subject to a wiretapping shakedown extends far beyond the Meta...

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B&I Lawyers Seek Dismissal of Another ADA Website Case

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Brann & Isaacson lawyers Peter Brann and Hannah Wurgaft sought dismissal of another of the thousands of cases being filed in state and federal court in New York alleging that a small retailer was violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by not making its website accessible to blind people. They filed a motion to dismiss...

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Brann & Isaacson Announces Stacy Stitham as New Managing Partner

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Attorney Stacy O. Stitham will become Brann & Isaacson’s new managing partner, effective July 1, 2024. Stitham will succeed Martin I. Eisenstein, who has led the firm for over 20 years with unwavering dedication, steadfastly strengthening the deep roots the firm has with Maine while guiding it to national prominence in various legal practices. Eisenstein’s...

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Meghan L. Myers Named B&I Partner

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Brann & Isaacson is proud to announce that Meghan L. Myers has been named a partner of the firm. Her practice focuses on estate planning, estate and trust administration, and real estate law for clients throughout Maine, including many business owners and entrepreneurs. Myers joined B&I as an associate in 2022 after practicing at firms...

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Fourteen Brann & Isaacson Attorneys Honored by Super Lawyers for 2024

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Brann & Isaacson congratulates attorneys honored by Super Lawyers for 2024. Brann & Isaacson attorneys listed in the 2024 New England Super Lawyers include: Martin I. Eisenstein (Tax, Business Litigation, Business/Corporate) David W. Bertoni (Class Action/Mass Torts, Consumer Law, Tax) Ben Lund (Real Estate, Business/Corporate) Martha E. Greene (Estate Planning & Probate, Nonprofit Organizations, Estate...

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ACMA Files Suit to Challenge NY Tax Regulation

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On April 5, 2024, Brann & Isaacson filed a complaint in New York state court on behalf of the American Catalog Mailers Association (ACMA), challenging a recently issued New York Department of Taxation and Finance regulation, 20 N.Y.C.R.R. § 1-2.10. That regulation improperly expands the authority of the Department to impose income tax obligations on...

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David Bertoni to Moderate Panel on Ethics and Wiretapping Class Actions

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On May 6, 2024, David W. Bertoni will moderate a panel on The Ethics of Wiretapping and Data Privacy Class Actions at the 2024 Class Action Money & Ethics Conference in New York. Bertoni and a panel of leading practitioners will explore the legal, ethical, and technological dimensions of wiretapping claims in the internet age....

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Nathaniel Bessey Named to Law360 Editorial Board, Tax Authority State & Local

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Brann & Isaacson congratulates Nathaniel Bessey on being named to the 2024 Editorial Advisory Board of Law360, Tax Authority State & Local (subscription required). Bessey brings to the position his extensive experience representing the firm’s clients, including Fortune 500 companies and some of the largest Internet retailers, in all aspects of the state tax dispute...

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