Sussman & Watkins is a civil rights firm located in Goshen, NY. Michael Sussman has been fighting for social and individual justice for more than 30 years. He is well known as one of the top trial lawyers in the region. Like Sussman, Christopher Watkins is an experienced and well-regarded trial attorney and litigator who has consistently obtained outstanding results for his clients. With a team of knowledgeable and hardworking staff, including Raina Obi, Sonnia Van Haaster, Carmen Vega, Mary Jo Whateley, Esq., Jennie G. Kim, Esq., Jonathan Goldman, Don Buckner, Vincent Ferri, and George Figueroa, we comprise the law firm of Sussman & Watkins, dedicated to preserving civil rights and fighting for justice.
— Michael H. Sussman, Esq.
— Christopher D. Watkins, Esq
— Background & Mission
— Our Staff
State, county & local governments have a responsibility to maintain and manage the rivers, streams and drainage infrastructures in their jurisdictions.
Sussman & Watkins will be representing victims of recent storms whose' property damage resulted from governmental neglect.
Employment & Labor
• Employment & Labor Cases
First Amendment: Retaliation
Governmental Abuse &
• Land Use Cases
Police Abuse & Misconduct
• Police Abuse Cases
• Police Brutality
• Orange County Redistricting
The POLICE BRUTALITY BLOG is a new initiative of Sussman & Watkins Law located in Goshen, NY and with offices in Newburgh, Kingston and Albany. Police abuse of power has been increasing dramatically throughout the United States. Almost every class of citizen experiences police brutality and abuse, ranging from milder incidents of negligence to extreme acts of violence. This Blog will identify and document incidents of police abuse of power by providing an outlet for individual stories.
We seek to present this issue of increasing assaults on our Constitutional Rights and Protections to the public at large. We encourage victims of police abuse and brutality to share their experiences, provide support to others, and participate in a movement to end police abuse of power in all of its forms.
We also encourage public resistance to police authority when it violates our Constitutional Rights and Protections. A portion of the Blog will provide legal advice, case histories and information to citizen victims. We will also include news on the subject of Police Abuse of Power, the judicial system relative to this issue and links to useful web sites.
Please subscribe to this blog, contribute, and become a part of this initiative.