Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher associate Randy Mastro has stated he gained through a win’t be intimidated by vandals who spray-painted his residence with epithets, apparently as a consequence of his involvement in a homeless subject.
“The persons who did this are criminals who should be brought to justice,” he stated in an announcement offered to Law.com and Thomson Reuters Legal. “And if they thought they were going to intimidate me, they picked the wrong guy.”
Mastro represented the West Side Community Organization in its bid to take away homeless folks from a resort on the Upper West Side.
“My clients are advocating for the most humane treatment for this vulnerable population,” he advised Law.com in an interview. That features a “proper shelter with all of the social services they need.”
Among the phrases spray-painted in crimson on Mastro’s Manhattan townhome are “Shame,” “F- – – you Randy,” and, “Randy Mastro you can’t displace us,” in keeping with a video by the New York Post. The vandalism occurred the evening of Oct. 20.
New York State Bar Association President Scott Karson condemned the vandalism in an Oct. 23 statement.
“It is alarming to hear that another member of our esteemed profession has been targeted with a despicable act of harassment for simply providing legal counsel,” Karson stated.
Karson stated attorneys at a Brooklyn legislation agency have additionally been focused due to the purchasers they signify.
“The state bar association condemns the actions of all those responsible for this recent spate of harassment,” he stated.