Litigation Involving Foundation And Estate

Emily Bass

Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2004

Practice Area:Litigation

Outcome:Successful

Description:Successfully represented an officer, member and director of a major Foundation over a 5 year period against allegations by the New York State Attorney General's Office and Internal Revenue Service that she had engaged in unlawful 'self-dealing' and otherwise violated her fiduciary duty to the Foundation. Director absolved of charges, and proposed assessments and damage claims in the approximate amount of $ 35 million dismissed. Successfully represented same client in several other forums.