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NYC lawyer can’t practice for three months after sexist outburst

NYC lawyer can’t practice for three months after sexist outburst
The landlord attorney, Seth Denenberg, was sanctioned by a New York appellate court Tuesday over the vulgar Jan. 13, 2017 outburst, during which he called a young, Black, female attorney a “bitch” in front of her clients and other witnesses.

A landlord attorney was suspended from practicing law for three months over a crude rant in the hallway of the Brooklyn Housing Court, where he called a female lawyer a “b***h.” Denenberg is barred from practicing law in New York for three months.13, 2017, outburst directed at Chavette Jackson, a young Black housing lawyer for Brooklyn Legal Services, in front of her clients and others.“And so, I think that my position as a young Black woman enabled him to — made him feel comfortable talking down to me.

Most Read “I felt like the comments were racist.like the comments were sexist, and I feel like if I was a white man, no matter what my years of experience in this practice, he would not have said that,” Jackson testified during disciplinary hearings.

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