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EDUCATION

Rutgers University School of Law, J.D.

Ithaca College, B.A.

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

New York
New Jersey
District of Columbia
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Gabriel Hertzberg
Counsel
New York
PHONE: +1 212 696 8856
FAX: +1 917 368 7356

Mr. Hertzberg is counsel in the Litigation group. He focuses on commercial disputes, bankruptcy litigation, and represents targets and witnesses in government and regulatory investigations. He has handled matters involving insider trading, securities fraud, accountants' liability, Medicare fraud, and U.S. Treasury regulations. He has appeared before and against the United States Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, Internal Revenue Service and New York District Attorney's Office.

Before joining Curtis, Mr. Hertzberg was an assistant attorney general for the State of New York, where he represented the state and its agencies in affirmative and defensive litigation.

COURTS

U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. District Court – District of Columbia
U.S. District Court – District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court – District of Colorado

MEMBERSHIPS

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
New York State Bar Association
Federal Bar Council

PRO BONO

Under appointment as Special Assistant District Attorney for New York County, defeated an appellate challenge to a defendant’s conviction of robbery in the first and second degrees, resulting in an order affirming the conviction and sentence.

On behalf of the village of Katonah, New York, prosecuted claims to defeat the trademark applications of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) in connection with the company's attempted registration of the mark "Katonah" for use in home furnishings, resulting in MSLO’s discontinued use of the mark.

Represented indigent immigrant in civil fraud, defamation and divorce proceedings.

AWARDS

Awarded "Best Brief of 2007" (with T. Barry Kingham and Turner P. Smith) by New York State Bar Association, Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, for a brief submitted to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).

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