ESPN Covers Latest Developments in Consumer-Fraud Lawsuit Against NY Giants, Eli Manning

ESPN reports on the latest developments in our consumer-fraud lawsuit, on behalf of memorabilia collectors, against the New York Giants and QB Eli Manning. We allege, and the evidence reflects, that (1) Eli Manning, with the help of other Giants' personnel, provided counterfeit “game-used” items to Steiner Sports, which sold them to collectors, including our clients; and (2) the Giants learned about these practices and failed to stop them, much less remedy them. The fraudulent memorabilia includes a helmet displayed in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as purportedly worn by Eli Manning during the Giants’ Super Bowl 42 win against the New England Patriots.

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Gregory Lipper
Clinton Brook & Peed Settles Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Against U.S. Army

In 2014, we filed a Federal Tort Claims Act lawsuit against the United States government, seeking to redress the wrongful deaths of 19-year-old Michael Roark and 17-year-old Tiffany York due to negligence by the U.S. Army. Last week, we finalized a settlement of the case on behalf of their parents. Our clients will receive a total of $4 million from the government.

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Gregory Lipper
Clinton Brook Welcomes Greg Lipper as Partner

Trial and appellate litigator Greg Lipper has joined Clinton Brook as a partner in the Washington, DC office. Greg brings over a decade of experience in high-stakes criminal and civil disputes, often involving complex questions of statutory and constitutional law.

“I’ve been recruiting Greg, my former colleague at Covington & Burling, to work with me for almost six years,” said founding partner Tim Clinton. “Greg is a brilliant strategist, writer, and speaker, and we’re delighted that he’s joining us.”

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