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Firm Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Uber Driver Berated by NYPD Cop

In April 2015, a video of an NYPD detective berating an Uber driver went viral.  Last week, Gomez & Vournas LLC filed a federal civil rights lawsuit on behalf of the driver for compensatory and punitive damages.  The suit was covered in the NY Post and Gothamist.  The matter is still pending.

Gregory Gomez Quoted in Metro - July 20, 2015

In a July 20, 2015 article in Metro by Colin Perkel of the Canadian Press, Gregory Gomez was quoted regarding a case where the Manhattan DA went forward in a "lesser-used preliminary hearing" in a slashing case involving three Canadian nationals at the W Hotel in Manhattan.  Regarding the hearing, Mr. Gomez stated, "I don't think the victim testified credibly," and added, "I don't think she can properly identify who did what and what actually occurred."

Case Dismissed: New York Law Journal - July 7, 2015

On July 7, 2015, the New York Law Journal printed an article, detailing a decision in Manhattan granting our motion to dismiss our client's case.  Here, the court tossed our client's case because there was no "reasonable inference that this defendant is the person who threatened the complainant over the telephone."

Gregory Gomez Quoted in Daily News: June 11, 2015

In a June 11, 2015 article, Gregory Gomez was quoted in the New York Daily News after he obtained a non-criminal disposition for his client, a women charged in the infamous "Subway Slap" case.  He is quoted as saying, "We are pleased [our client] can put this ordeal behind her without a criminal record and focus on her college studies."

Conspiracy to Commit Murder - Gregory Gomez Defending Alleged Member of Indicted "Bronx Crew" - Mar. 3, 2013

On March 3, 2014, New York City's Office of Special Narcotics announced a massive indictment involving ten members of Bronx alleged game "280" for conspiracy to commit murder, sell drugs and possess weapons.  Mr. Gomez's client, who is labeled as a "top lieutenant," will be going to trial in early 2015.

"Largest Gang Case in City History" - Gregory Gomez Defense Attorney in Massive Conspiracy Case - Jun. 4, 2014

On June 4, 2014, the Violent Criminal Enterprise Unit of the Manhattan DA's Office announced the indictment of over 100 people for alleged criminal activities in the Manhattanville and Grant Houses in Harlem.  Partner Gregory Gomez is defending one of those arrested in the massive sweep on conspiracy and weapons charges.

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