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In The Media Spotlight
FDCPA Press Adam Purple Press Other Coverage

No, we do not have a press agent. It's just that some of our more illustrious cases and clients have caught the media's attention. Each of the following cites either quote one of us directly, or acknowledge the work of our firm.

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Press Coverage

Explanation and Significance of Our FDCPA Cases

New York Law Journal
Summary of Romea v. Heiberger & Associates, Scott Mullen, "Realty Law Digest," New York Law Journal, February 25, 1998.

"Quick Appeal Sought on Back Rent Issue," Deborah Pines, New York Law Journal, February 3, 1998, p. 1.

"Federal Debt Law Held Violated," Bill Alden, New York Law Journal, January 8, 1998, p. 1.

New York Times
"New Ruling on Eviction Procedures," Jay Romano, New York Times, January 25, 1998 (Real Estate Section, p. 3).

Letter to the Editor of the New York Times in Response to Jay Romano article of January 25, 1998, Dan Margulies, February 8, 1998 (Real Estate Section, p. 9).

Other Press
"Judge Asks Appeal of 3-Day Notice Ruling," Steven Wishnia and Mehira Gilden, Tenant/Inquilino, March, 1998, Newsletter of Metropolitan Council on Housing.

"Innovative Application of Federal Law Curbs Three-Day Eviction Practice," Mehira Gilden, Tenant/Inquilino, February, 1998, p. 1, Newsletter of Metropolitan Counsel on Housing.

"Non-Payment Procedures Under Assault," RSA Reporter, February, 1998, p. 5., Newsletter of the Rent Stabilization Association.

"Federal Law Used to Influence Practice in Housing Court," Newsletter of London Terrace Tenants' Association, February, 1998.

"Attorneys Under Attack Over Three-Day Notices," Lois Weiss, Real Estate Weekly, January 28, 1998, p. 1.

W-BAI, March 12, 1998, "Housing Notebook," hosted by Mimi Rosenberg filling in for Scott Sommer.

Adam Purple Press Coverage
Adam Purple's Legacy

New York Times
"Adam Purple Stands His Ground in 184 Forsyth Standoff," Jesse McKinley, New York Times, March 1, 1998, Sunday Lifestyle Section.

"Adam Purple's Last Stand," Jesse McKinley, New York Times, February 22, 1988, Sunday City Section, p. 1. (3,000 word article).

Other Press
"Adam Purple's Last Stand: Still Fighting City Hall," Lincoln Anderson, The Villager, January 21, 1998, p. 3.

"Adam Purple Should Move, Community Board 3 Agrees,"The Villager, March 4, 1998, p. 9

W-BAI, March 3, 1998, The Morning Show, hosted by Bernard White.

Other Coverage Featuring Our Firm

New York Times
Daphna's legal opinion cited in the "Q & A" column of the Sunday New York Times Real Estate Section, March 8, 1998 p. 6.

Colleen's legal opinion cited in the "Q & A" column of the Sunday New York Times Real Estate Section, March 1, 1998, p. 8.

"No Rent Regulation, No Middle Class," Colleen F. McGuire, Opinion Editorial in the New York Times, April 16, 1997. The New York Times solicited Colleen's op-ed piece during the 1997 "rent wars" in Albany.

"Man Ordered Jailed in Inquiry into Puerto Rican Nationalist Group," Leonard Buder, New York Times, June 9, 1988, p. B3. Client Nelson Ramirez was held in civil contempt and jailed for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury investigating the FALN, a Puerto Rican independentista movement.

W-BAI, March 8, 1998, International Working Women's Day, Panel Discussion of Women Active in Housing Issues, hosted by Nellie Bailey.

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