Webster Szanyi attorney Shannon O’Neill recently obtained a favorable decision on behalf of a County, Sheriff, and their police officers. The plaintiff brought a lawsuit in federal court alleging that he was falsely arrested and the arrest was made pursuant to the County’s STOP-DWI program, which the plaintiff claimed was unconstitutional. Ms. O’Neill filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit on the grounds that plaintiff had pled guilty to a lesser charge, which barred his ability to challenge the underlying arrest, and the accompanying Monell claim should be dismissed because there was no constitutional violation. Magistrate Judge Roemer agreed with the defendants’ arguments and dismissed plaintiff’s lawsuit.
Webster Szanyi is our choice for national environmental matters as well as litigation in upstate New York. Their high quality and efficient service coupled with their very reasonable rates is unrivaled compared to other firms we have worked with
Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Mott’s LLP
The team at Webster Szanyi routinely provides us with expert, practical and timely advice on a wide range of school law and labor relations matters. Our relationship with Webster Szanyi has been a significant value add for the Hamburg Central School District.
Michael Cornell Superintendent of Hamburg Central School District