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
Peter graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and received his law degree from Tulane University School of Law
Lindsey Leibowitz, Of Counsel, is an experienced Intellectual Property lawyer specializing in trademark and copyright
Myles Bartley is a seasoned litigator who has successfully tried cases in state and federal courts across the country
Amber Wallace is an experienced complex commercial litigator and a perennial Super Lawyers “Rising Star.