The Firm is privileged to be representing a proposed class of livery car passengers in New York who have been “taxed” a 2.5% surcharge on their non-cash gratuities paid to popular ride-hailing services such as Uber, Lyft and Via. The lawsuit contends that The New York Black Car Operators’ Injury Compensation Fund is being unjustly enriched through black car operators’ assessment of a 2.5 percent surcharge on voluntary tips paid by riders. A link to recent media coverage is below. The matter is being prosecuted by Jeff Carton, Amber Wallace and Myles Bartley.
For much of the past decade, Jeff has been recognized annually by his peers as a New York “Super Lawyer”
Bob is an experienced class action lawyer, who has achieved hundreds of millions of dollars in recoveries for aggrieved
Lindsey Leibowitz, Of Counsel, is an experienced Intellectual Property lawyer specializing in trademark and copyright
Amber Wallace is an experienced complex commercial litigator and a perennial Super Lawyers “Rising Star.
For over two decades, John has been litigating cases in Federal, state and municipal courts throughout New York and
Joe Licare is an experienced commercial litigator, equally adept at representing plaintiffs and defendants.
Craig Cepler is an experienced litigator who has handled all types of cases for clients, including commercial