Whether for the state of New York or for the federal government, or on behalf of individuals and entities requiring sophisticated legal representation in complex matters, attorney Barrie L. Goldstein’s list of reported decisions is lengthy, varied, and a testimony to the depth of her

  • Alexander A. ex rel. Barr v. Novello, 210 F.R.D. 27 (E.D.N.Y. 2002)

    Challenge, pursuant to Medicaid statute, to failure of timely placement of children Residential Treatment Facilities

  • Algonquin SNG v. FEA, 518 F.2d 2d 1051 (D.C. Cir.), rev’d, 426 U.S. 548 (1976)

    Constitutional challenge to President Ford’s imposition of $3.00 license fee on imported oil.

  • Ahrens v. Bowen, 646 F. Supp. 1041 (E.D.N.Y. 1986)

    Challenge to New York’s practice under Home Relief Program to reclaim fines recovered by patients for nursing home abuses.

  • Amoco Oil Co. v. Zarb, 402 F. Supp. 1001 (D.D.C. 1975)

    Matter concerning pricing of oil under the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act of 1973, as amended

  • Battanta v. Bunzl, 239 A.D.2d 167, 657 N.Y.S.2d 637 (1st Dep’t 1997)

    One of three litigations involving ownership of commercial office building, which was recently sold for $20.2 million.

  • Barrett v. U.S., 668 F. Supp. 1201 (S.D.N.Y. 1987), aff’d, 853 F.2d 124 (2nd Cir. 1988)

    The “guinea pig” case. Suit under the Federal Tort Claims Act against the United State and, in term, New York for the wrongful death of a mental patient who was infected with chemicals without prior testing. Involving complex issues of federalism.

  • City of Boston v. Harris, 461 F. Supp. 1201 (D. Mass 1978), aff’d, 619 F.2d 87 (1st Cir. 1980)

    Challenge to HUD regulation imposing rent control regulations on federally-subsidized housing.

  • Farmland Diaries v. Commissioner of New York State Dep’t of Agriculture and Markets, 650 F. Supp. 939 (E.D.N.Y. 1987), appeal dismissed, 847 F.2d 1038 (2nd Cir. 1988)

    Constitution challenge to New York’s refusal to license New Jersey milk dealer to sell milk in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

  • Farmland Dairies v. McGuire, 771 F. Supp. 80 (S.D.N.Y. 1991)

    Second of the milk cases. Challenge mounted in Westchester and New York counties.

  • Fields v. Axelrod, 134 A.D.2d 589 (2nd Dep’t 1987)

    Constitution challenge to New York’s refusal to license New Jersey milk dealer to sell milk in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

  • Glasco v. Hills, 558 F.2d 179 (3rd Cir. 1977)

    Challenge to HUD’s rent control regulations on federally unsubsidized housing.

  • Gramercy Spire Tenant’s Ass’n v. Harris, 446 F. Supp. 814 (S.D.N.Y. 1977)

    Similar challenge as to Glasco.

  • In re “”Baby Girl” Q., 14 A.D.3d 392, 787 N.Y.S.2d 328 (1st Dep’t 2005)

    Appeal of Family court order terminating parental rights.

  • In re Cosmopolitan Aviation Corp., 763 F.2d 507 (2nd Cir. 1985)

    Complex “eviction proceeding” litigated in bankruptcy court, federal district court and Second Circuit litigation.

  • In re East Coast Airways, Ltd., 146 B.R. 325 (Bank, E.D.N.Y. 1992)

    Related matter to Cosmopolitan Aviation.

  • Interport Pilots Agency, Inc. V. Sammis, 774 F. Supp. 734 (E.D.N.Y. 1991),aff’d, 14 F.3d 133 (2nd Cir. 1993)

    Dispute between Connecticut and New York concerning which state had the right to regulate pilotage of vessels on Long Island Sound.

  • Krauskopf v. Perales, 146 M.2d 619 (Sup. Ct. N.Y. Co. 1990), aff’d as modified, 173 A.D.2d 387 (1st Dep’t 1991)

    New York City’s challenge to state audit’s finding that the City owed the State $35 million for its failure to close its welfare cases “timely.”

  • Lawson v. Abrams, 1988 WL 49244 (E.D.N.Y. May 6, 1988), appeal dismissed, 863 F.2d 260 (2nd Cir. 1988), Lawson v. Abrams, __ F. Supp.2d __ (E.D.N.Y. 1997), affirmed sub nom., Lawson v. Barrett, 166 F.3d 1200 (2d Cir. 1998), cert. denied, sub nom., Lawson v. Abrams,528 U.S. 823 (1999)

    Complex Section 1983 action challenging prosecutorial misconduct in investigative and grand jury stages of criminal proceeding.

  • New York Public Interest Research Group, Inc. V. Governor’s Advisory Comm’n To Make Findings and Recommendations About Problems Relating to Liability Ins., 133 M.2d 613 (Sup. Ct. N.Y. 1986), aff’d, 135 A.D.2d 1149 (1st Dep’t 1987), appeal denied, 71 N.Y.2d 964 (1988)

    Challenge, brought under New York’s Open Meetings Law, to issuance of a report by an advisory commission chaired by Judge Hugh Jones.

  • Nicholson v. Williams, 181 F. Supp.2d 182 (E.D.N.Y. 2001),supplemented, 203 F. Supp.2d 153, certified, 344 F.3d 154 (2d Cir. 2003)

    Class action brought by mothers and children to the removal of the children solely on the basis of an allegation of domestic violence.

  • Petition of Rosenman & Colin, 752 F. Supp. 178 (S.D.N.Y. 1990), rev’d, sub nom., National Foods, Inc. V. Rubin, 936 F.2d 656 (2nd Cir. 1991)

    Suit raising eleventh amendment issue that New York should not be responsible for payment of attorney’s fees incurred by a state official who was represented privately.

  • Pharmaceutical Soc. of the State of New York, Inc. v. Cuomo, 774 F. Supp. 826 (S.D.N.Y. 1991), aff’d in part, rev’d in part, 981 F.2d 632 (2nd Cir. 1992)

    Comprehensive challenge to New York’s prescription drug practices under the Medicaid Program.

  • Rodeway Inns of America v. Frank, 541 F.2d 759 (8th Cir. 1976), cert. denied, 430 U.S. 946 (1977)

    Challenge to HUD’s decision to promote development of the Mansion House complex in St. Louis, Missouri.

  • Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Inc. v. New York State Urban Development Corp.,605 F. Supp. 612 (S.D.N.Y. 1985)

    Constitutional challenge to redevelopment of Times Square.

  • Silva v. East Providence Housing Authority, 423 F. Supp. 453 (D.R.I. 1976), aff’d,565 F.2d 1217 (1st Cir. 1977)

    Suit challenging HUD’s provision for low income housing in Providence, Rhode Island.

  • State of New York v. FAA, 712 F.2d 806 (2nd Cir. 1983)

    Fight between the United States and New York concerning federal preemption of noise abatement controls at airports.

  • Tasty Baking Co. v. CLC, 529 F.2d 1005 (T.E.C.A. 1975)

    Litigation brought under the Economic Stabilization Act, imposing price controls.

  • Texas Landowners Rights Ass’n v. Harris, 453 F. Supp. 1025 (D.D.C. 1978), aff’d, 598 F.2d 311 (D.C. Cir.), cert. denied, 431 U.S. 915 (1979)

    Challenge to the constitutionality of the National Flood Insurance Program.

  • United States v. Empire Gas Corp., 547 F.2d 1147 (T.E.C.A.), cert. denied, 430 U.S. 915 (1977)

    Claim that regulations of the Department of Energy had been promulgated in violation of the Administrative Procedure Act.

  • United States v. Fredeman, 547 F.2d 1156 (T.E.C.A.), cert. denied, 431 U.S. 915 (1977)

    Another challenge under the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act.

  • United States v. State of New York, 522 F. Supp. 255 (N.D.N.Y. 1932),aff’d, 708 F.2d 92 (2d Cir. 1983), cert. denied, 466 U.S. 1907 (1984)

    Part of the fight between the federal government and New York for control over noise abatement measures at airports.

  • Vann v. Housing Authority of Kansas City, Mo., 87 F.R.D. 642 (W.D. Mo. 1980)

    Constitutional and statutory challenge, under Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act, as to HUD’s pur ported discrimination in the provision of low income housing.

  • Walston v. Axelrod, 103 A.D.2d 769 (2nd Dep’t 1984)

    Proceeding to revoke professional license for violation of state health regulations.

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