NYC's New Top Atty Faces NYPD Civil Payout Headache

Law360, New York (January 6, 2014, 6:37 PM EST) -- Dorsey & Whitney LLP's Zachary Carter brings a wealth of experience to his new role as New York City's top lawyer, experts say, and with payouts from suits targeting cops rising he will need it if the city is to trim liability while crafting new, potentially plaintiff-friendly, stop-and-frisk rules.

Carter, a former city criminal judge and federal magistrate judge as well as a former top federal prosecutor and most recently one of the city's go-to defense attorneys, will leave his private post in February to take...
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