NY Officials Helped Law Firm Reap Millions In Fees: Suit

Law360, New York (September 10, 2012, 10:43 PM EDT) -- Raff & Becker LLP directed government funds from hearings on unemployment claims to audits on such cases with the help of New York state officials, including Andrew Cuomo, in order to reap millions of dollars in attorneys' fees, according to a complaint unsealed last week.

William Rold, the former chief administrative law judge of the New York State Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, claims in a December 2011 complaint filed in New York federal court that the employment law firm and partners David A. Raff and Robert...
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