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William H. Newman

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William H. Newman joined Fleischman Bonner & Rocco in 2021 as senior counsel. His practice focuses primarily on complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts. In addition to representing clients in all stages of litigation, he has extensive experience issuing and responding to subpoenas, trying cases, examining witnesses, litigating appeals, and in enforcing judgments against uncooperative defendants.    

He formerly practiced law at the New York offices of White & Case LLP and Becker Glynn Muffly Chassin & Hosinski LLP.  

Mr. Newman also regularly provides strategic advice to companies in advance of disputes, both to avoid the burdens of litigation and to protect their legal claims and defenses if litigation is inevitable. And he represents clients in the negotiation of compensation and severance agreements.

Mr. Newman received his A.B. from Brown University, and his J.D. from the New York University School of Law. He is a contributing editor of the American Bar Association publication, Litigation News, and the author of the commercial litigation blog, Unpredictable.

Representative Matters:

Defense of a chemical importer in a contract dispute with a Brazilian supplier.

Defense of a real estate developer in litigation arising from a loan.

Defense of an individual arising from a copyright infringement claim.

Defense of an industrial machine manufacturer in a products liability dispute.

Defense of a construction services provider in a dispute about the quality of its work.

Defense of employers in numerous disputes arising from wage and hour claims, New York Labor Law claims, and federal statute claims.

Representation of a Canadian manufacturing company in an administrative dispute with the United States Department of Commerce.

Representation of a technology manufacturing company in a products liability dispute.

Representation of international pharmaceutical manufacturer in a dispute arising out of the acquisition of a domestic pharmaceutical entity.

Representation of several executives in gender and racial discrimination claims and contract disputes with employers.

Representation of a creditor in extensive proceedings to domesticate and collect upon a large foreign judgment.

Representation of a publicly-traded company in a contract dispute arising out of a multi-million dollar computer software project.

Representation of an investment manager in connection with the response to a subpoena.

Representation of an individual in connection with issuing a subpoena for evidence from a New York bank to be used in Argentine litigation.

Representation of a spouse in an appeal arising from contested divorce concerning technical aspects of state procedural law.