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Newman Ferrara LLP, a leading multifaceted law firm based in New York City is pleased to announce the promotion of Roger Alan Sachar to the position of Partner with the firm. Newman Ferrara LLP specializes in complex commercial and multi-party litigation, securities fraud and shareholder litigation, consumer protection, civil rights, and real estate.

Roger focuses his practice primarily in the firm's Class Action and Complex Litigation Group. He represents the interests of tenants, investors, consumers, and small businesses in the areas of shareholder rights, antitrust law, consumer fraud and rent regulation.

“We are thrilled that Roger is being elevated to partner status during such an exciting time of the firm’s growth,” said Lucas A. Ferrara, named partner at Newman Ferrara LLP. “Roger has already been an integral leader in some of our most important landlord-tenant class action cases and we look forward to continued growth in this sector with Roger joining me at the helm.”

While with the firm, Sachar successfully argued Maddicks v Big City (34 NY3d 116 [2019]) before New York’s highest court, a landmark decision establishing dismissal standards for class actions. In addition to other victories, he prevailed in Simpson v 16-26 East 105th (176 AD3d 481 [1st Dept 2020] [holding that DHCR’s default formula is not a penalty prohibited in a class action]) and Montera v KMR Amsterdam, (193 AD3d 102 [2021] [holding that a landlord’s deregulation of a unit, contrary to a Court of Appeals directive, demonstrated “hallmarks of fraud.”]).

“I am thrilled to continue my career as a partner at Newman Ferrara LLP,” said Mr. Sachar. “I’ve always been the impressed by the firm’s caliber of talent both in the courtroom and by reputation among our colleagues. We are working on exciting cases that are impacting the lives of every New Yorker and the team at Newman Ferrara has provided me with the resources and the gumption to provide the best results for our clients.”

Roger obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Washington University in St. Louis. While in law school, Roger was an editor for the Washington University Journal of Law and Public Policy, and President of the Federalist Society. He earned his undergraduate degree in history from Arizona State University. Apart from maintaining an active practice, Roger is also an amateur historian. He is working on his first book, a biography of Thurlow Weed, a prominent 19th Century politician who worked as Abraham Lincoln's campaign advisor.

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