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New York City Settles with NSB Client Andre Hatchett in False Identification Suit

In October 2017, NSB reached a $12.25 million settlement with the City of New York on behalf of client Andre Hatchett, who spent 25 years wrongfully imprisoned for a Brooklyn murder. Mr. Hatchett’s conviction was overturned in 2016 when the Conviction Review Unit of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office reviewed his case and unearthed medical records...

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New Haven Settles with NSB Client Scott Lewis over Crooked Cop Case

NSB client Scott Lewis won a $9.5 million settlement from the City of New Haven after spending more than 19 years in prison for a brutal double homicide he did not commit. The settlement came early in discovery before NSB had taken a single deposition. Mr. Lewis had been set up by a corrupt cop who was working under the orders of a notorious New Haven...

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Federal Judge sets award for NSB client Freddie Peacock, who was wrongfully imprisoned because of misconduct by Rochester Police Officers.

On August 5, 2016, NSB and cocounsel Easton Thompson Kasperek Shiffrin, LLP procured a 6.2 million dollar award for Freddie Peacock, who served nearly 6 years in prison and an additional 10 years on parole for a crime he did not commit. Decades after his release from prison, Mr. Peacock was finally cleared by DNA evidence. In May 2016, Judge Michael...

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