A Judge Sentences Disgraced Dealer Ezra Chowaiki to 18 Months in Prison for Fleecing High-Profile Art Collectors of Millions10/16/2018
Judd Grossman, an attorney representing six of Chowaiki’s victims, decried the judge’s sentence. “Where Chowaiki admittedly stole millions of dollars in cash and art, many of his victims believe that an 18-month sentence—less than half of what the government recommended—is particularly light given the magnitude of these crimes.”
Grossman LLP Obtains Total Victory in Lawsuit Brought by Madonna Regarding Tupac Shakur Breakup Letter04/23/2018
"Some of the items were provided for the sale by Darlene Lutz, Madonna’s former friend and art consultant, who was also named as a defendant in the suit. Monday’s ruling also said that a 2004 settlement agreement between Ms. Lutz and Madonna prevented the singer from suing for the items. Reached by email, Ms. Lutz’s lawyer, Judd B. Grossman, said the decision was a 'total victory.' He added, 'The court was clear that Madonna may no longer interfere with the sale of Ms. Lutz’s property.'"
Appellate Court Affirms Grossman LLP’s Victory For Peter Beard06/22/2018
Last summer, Grossman LLP successfully represented renowned artist and photographer Peter Beard and his studio in a lawsuit over three of his original artworks. The Chase defendants appealed to a higher court—the state’s Supreme Court Appellate Division, First Department—which held oral arguments on the appeal in January. And this week, the appellate court again handed an important victory to Mr. Beard.