News And Events

‘I Was Bleeding Out of the Back of My Head’: Woman Sues Driver, Uber Over Alleged Attack, Lack of Cooperation. Brad Gerstman on NBC New York

October 7, 2016

‘I Was Bleeding Out of the Back of My Head’: Woman Sues Driver, Uber Over Alleged Attack, Lack of Cooperation. Brad Gerstman on NBC New York.

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New Clinton Probe? Brad Gerstman on Fox Business News

September 8, 2016

Republicans push for yet another probe of Hillary Clinton. Brad Gerstman talks to Fox Business’ Neil Cavito

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Clinton vs. Trump: What’s in the Polls? Brad Gerstman on Fox News

September 6, 2016
Fox News

Gotham Government Relations & Communications founding partner Brad Gerstman on the latest presidential polls on Fox News.

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EU Hits Apple for Back Taxes Brad Gerstman on Politics

August 30, 2016
Fox News

Brad Gerstman gives political analysis on the European Union’s demand that Apple Computer pay $14.5 Billion dollars in back taxes.

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Is ‘Trump TV’ Really Donald’s Goal? – Brad Gerstman on RNN

August 25, 2016
RNN TV

Gotham’s Brad Gerstman discusses Donald Trump’s possible end game after the 2016 presidential election.

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Iran Cash & Prisoners Released – Brad Gerstman Gerstman on Fox News

August 19, 2016
Fox News

Gotham Partner Brad Gerstman on release of U.S. held Iranian cash and Iran’s release of American prisoners.

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Brad Gerstman on Fox – GOP Lawmakers Claim Clinton Perjury

August 18, 2016
Fox News

GOP Lawmakers Claim Clinton Perjury – Brad Gerstman on Fox News.

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Brad Gerstman on FOX: FBI Recommends No Charges for Hillary

July 5, 2016
Fox News

Brad Gerstman appears on Fox News. FBI director James Comey recommends not charging Hillary Clinton in email investigation.

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Brad Gerstman on Fox News Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on ISIS

June 29, 2016
Fox News

Brad Gerstman discusses the presidential presumptive nominees’ approach to international terrorism on Fox News.

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Brad Gerstman on RNN: Poll: Clinton Opens Up 12-Point Lead on Trump

June 29, 2016
RNN TV

Brad Gerstman discusses Hillary Clinton’s widening lead over Donald Trump in latest polls on RNN’s Richard French Live.

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Brad Gerstman on Fox: Are Democrats Soft on Terror?

June 16, 2016
Fox News

Gotham Partner Brad Gerstman on Fox News comments on Wall Street Journal article comparing republicans and democrats approach to international terrorism.

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Brad Gerstman on Fox – How will Donald Trump Raise Campaign Funds?

June 9, 2016
Fox News

Gotham Government Relations & Communications Partner Brad Gerstman on Donald Trump’s uphill battle to raise campaign cash.

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Brad Gerstman on WPIX – City Investigates Use of Trump Tower

June 2, 2016
WPIX

Gotham Government Relations partner Brad Gerstman discusses the city’s investigation of the Trump Tower atrium, an area supposed to be open to the public, now used for Trump political events.

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Brad Gerstman on Fox – Trump’s Big Win

May 6, 2016
Fox News

Brad Gerstman on Fox News discusses the impending showdown between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

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Brad Gerstman on RNN – Trump’s Win, Cruz’s End & The GOP’s Future

May 4, 2016
RNN TV

Catch Brad Gerstman Tonight at 6pm on RNN’s Richard French Live as he discusses Trump’s ascension to the GOP nomination. Also – Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Speaker is sentenced to 12 years in prison.

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NY1: Queens Politicians Make Brad Gerstman’s ‘Best Dressed’ List

January 5, 2016
NY1

State Assemblyman Philip Goldfeder recently made it on to New York attorney, lobbyist, and fashion-enthusiast Brad Gerstman’s list of best dressed politicians in 2015.

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Brad Gerstman on San Bernardino Shootings and Affluenza Teen

December 21, 2015
Fox News

Brad Gerstman on Fox News Channel – The alleged gun supplier in the San Bernardino Shooting and the strange new update in the case of a teen who beat manslaughter charges with the “Affluenza Defense”.

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Video: Brad Gerstman on RNN – Guns & Terror Watch List, Obama Address

December 9, 2015
RNN TV

Gotham Founding partner Brad Gerstman discusses the national terror watch list, guns, terrorism and President Obama’s address to the nation.

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Video: Sheldon Silver Found Guilty on all Counts, Brad Gerstman on RNN

December 1, 2015
RNN TV

Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver found guilty of federal corruption charges. Gotham’s Brad Gerstman gives legal and political analysis on RNN TV’s Richard French Live…

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Brad Gerstman on RNN: NY AG’s War on Fantasy Sports, Silver Trial More…

November 11, 2015
RNN TV

New York Attorney General declares war on Fantasy Sports, Sheldon Silver trial update. Brad Gerstman on RNN TV’s Richard French Live at 6:00PM

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Tonight! Brad Gerstman on RNN TV – Albany On Trial?

November 2, 2015
RNN TV

The criminal trial of former speaker Sheldon Silver starts today. Gotham’s Brad Gerstman joins RNN TV’s Richard French Live tonight at 6:00PM.

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Brad Gerstman on RNN TV – Biden Didn’t Think He Could Win

October 27, 2015
RNN TV

Brad Gerstman, Richard French and panel discuss Trump’s recent squabble with Bush and Joe Biden’s comments on the 2016 race.

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Brad Gerstman on RNN TV: Scott Walker Drops Out, Gov.Shutdown Looming

September 21, 2015
RNN TV

Catch Brad Gerstman tonight on RNN TV’s Richard French Live at 6PM – Ben Carson’s Muslim flak, Trump polls slip and is Hillary losing steam in New York?

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Brad Gerstman on RNN TV: de Blasio Pile On, Shutdown Looms, Joe & Hill – More!

September 8, 2015
RNN TV

Catch Brad Gerstman on RNN TV tonight at 6:00PM: The de Blasio pile-on continues, congress shutdown looms and new calls for Joe Biden to run for president.

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Brad Gerstman on RNNTV – Hillary Questions, Trump in Iowa De Blasio Woes

August 17, 2015
RNN TV

Brad Gerstman appears on RNN TV’s Richard French Live tonight (Monday 8/17)at 6PM – Tonight: Serious questions about Hillary Clinton’s candidacy, possibly new Dems jumping in?

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Tonight: Brad Gerstman on RNN GOP Debate Top 10 – Campaign Cash – Ugly Americans?

August 4, 2015
RNN TV

Brad Gerstman on GOP’s first debate, mystery NY jail death and more on RNN TV

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Christie Announces, GOP SCOTUS Backlash, Obama’s Historic Week: Brad Gerstman on RNN Tonight

June 29, 2015
RNN TV

Brad Gerstman joins host Dominic Carter on Regional News Networks’ Emmy Award-winning news talk show Richard French Live

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Brad Gerstman on RNN – Cleveland Protests, Iraq, Pataki for President and more…

May 27, 2015
RNN TV

Brad Gerstman appeared on RNN’s Richard French Live to discuss politics and the latest headlines…

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Brad Gerstman Debates Hillary & Benghazi on Newsmax

May 22, 2015
Newsmax TV

Brad Gerstman joins Newsmax TV’s Steve Malzberg and C. Edmund Wright in debate on Hillary’s handling of Benghazi plus – materials found in Bin Laden’s hideout and more…

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Brad Gerstman on NSA Ruling, Clinton Fundraising, More…

May 8, 2015
NewsmaxTV

Brad Gerstman joins NewsMaxTV Host Steve Malzberg, to discuss the recent NSA ruling, controversy surrounding Clinton Foundation fundraising and Hillary’s presidential campaign and more..

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Op Ed: Why Wyandanch Schools Aren’t Rising Fast Enough

May 8, 2015
Brad Gerstman

If Wyandanch is truly to rise, there needs to be a dramatic turnaround in the help being offered to local schools that are suffering from the neglect of its local and state governments.

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Brad Gerstman on RNN: NYPD Cop Shot, Skelos Charged, Isiah Thomas, Paws of War

May 6, 2015
RNN TV

Brad Gerstman joins the panel on RNN TV’s Richard French Live

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Tonight! Brad Gerstman on RNN TV – Sen. Menendez, Indiana Religious ‘Freedom’ Law, More…

April 2, 2015
RNN TV

Don’t miss Brad Gerstman tonight at 6:00PM on RNN TV’s Richard French Live. Tonight – The scandal surrounding New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, the backlash over Indiana’s so-called religious freedom law and more… Nuclear Deal With Iran: U.S. And World Powers Agree To Framework Menendez Pleads Not Guilty: Trial Tentatively Set For July Indiana’s “Religious […]

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Brad Gerstman on RNN TV: Ted Cruz, 2016 Contenders, Non-Citizens to Vote in NYC? More…

March 23, 2015
RNN TV

Founding partner Brad Gerstman joins an all-star panel to tackle the Ted Cruz for president announcement, the 2016 contenders, a controversial bill that could allow non-U.S.-citizens to vote in Municipal elections and more…

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Brad Gerstman on RNN TV

March 9, 2015
RNN TV

Gotham Founding Partner Brad Gerstman joins an all-star panel on RNN TV’s Richard French Live

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BRAD GERSTMAN, CHOSEN TO JUDGE NATIONAL APPELLATE COURT COMPETITION FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

February 17, 2015
American Bar Association

Brad Gerstman, Esq. will be judging the American Bar Association Appellate Court Competition again.

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Brad Gerstman on New York Politics, Brian Williams, NFL and NBA Scandals

February 10, 2015
RNNTv

Brad Gerstman will appear on RNNTV’s Richard French Live to talk New York politics and more. Show starts at 6PM

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Advocate for Developmentally Disabled Children Lashes out at NYC DOE

February 8, 2015
Brad Gerstman

Brad Gerstman, a well-known and well respected advocate and attorney for developmentally disabled children, lashed out today at the sexual abuse of a 14 year old mentally ill boy at the hands of a paraprofessional hired by the NYC Department of education

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Anti-Semitic Vandalism in Cedarhurst: Long Island Lawyer Offers Reward

January 20, 2015
Brad Gerstman

Brad Gerstman, founder of the Anti-Semitism Action Fund, has offered $1,000 to Crimestoppers for anyone who helps catch the Anti-Semitic vandals who defaced the Cedarhurst train station with swastikas.

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Bratton Gets Standing Ovation from NYC Power Brokers

December 29, 2014
NY Post

A room of top New York business power brokers and businesspeople made their feelings known about NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s relationship with the cops at the Police Athletic League luncheon.

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Daily News: Bill de Blasio calls for political debates and protests to cease

December 23, 2014
NY Daily News

Mayor de Blasio called for a moratorium on demonstrations until the two slain officers who were executed are laid to rest. Brad Gerstman Speaks to Daily News

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Brad Gerstman on RNNTV Prosecuting Cops, NY Casinos, Jeb Bush

December 15, 2014
RNNTV

Gerstman Schwartz & Malito founding partner, Brad Gerstman talks politics and the latest headlines on RNN TV’s Richard French Live.

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Event: What to Expect in Politics in 2015

November 24, 2014

The FMC Influencer Series presented by Farmingdale State College takes you behind the scenes in politics on a local, regional and national scale. On Dec. 12, a panel of influential insiders will focus on the November election and what it means for 2015.

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Brad Gerstman: Autism, Special Education and The Law

November 12, 2014
Autism

There is a crisis in educating children with autism on Long Island-one that is brought to us by the Good Intentions Paving Company. This is very personal to me because my son has been diagnosed as autistic. Here the personal becomes political and in order to insure our rights, and those of my son, we have to organize and fight for them not only in the political arena, but on the front lines in each and every school district.

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Learn the Philosophy & Mechanics of Lobbying

November 10, 2014

What is lobbying? Join Brad Gerstman, David Schwartz, Robert Malito and elected officials for an educational event.

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Former Hofstra players raising funds for Wyandanch football

November 2, 2014
Newsday

“They’re coming together for a great cause, to ensure that Wyandanch football remains for as long as this district is around.”

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LI Herald: Fighting anti-Semitic crimes

September 18, 2014
LI Herald

In partnership with Nassau County, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Long Island and Brad Gerstman, a Roslyn resident, established a fund to financially reward those who provide information about anti-Semitic crimes.

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NY Post: Muslim waiter sues Waldorf Astoria for firing him

September 15, 2014
NY Post

“If we can’t get justice for our client, we intend to take action in the community and protesting, picketing and rallying in front of the hotel,” Kotbi’s new attorney Brad Gerstman said.

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CBS New York: Reward Fund Established To Catch Those Behind Anti-Semitic Crimes In Nassau County

September 11, 2014
CBS New York

Nassau County community leaders announced a reward fund to help catch those behind anti-Semitic crimes.

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MANGANO, JEWISH COMMUNITY RELATIONS COUNCIL OF LI ANNOUNCE CREATION OF REWARD FUND TO CATCH PERPETRATORS OF ANTI-SEMITIC CRIMES

September 11, 2014
Brad Gerstman

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter will join Arthur Katz, Chairman of Jewish Community Relations Council of Long Island (JCRC-LI), on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 to announce the establishment of a fund to reward individuals who come forward with information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators of anti-Semitic bias crimes.

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Video: Brad Gerstman on RNN – New York Politics

August 28, 2014
RNN TV

Brad Gerstman joins panel on RNN Richard French Live to discuss New York Politics

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Brad Gerstman NY Post OP Ed: The City Council’s plan to promote E. coli

August 1, 2014
New York Post

Reusable bags play a significant role in food contamination unless they’re properly washed on a regular basis — something people rarely do.

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De Blasio administration ‘looking very closely’ at enacting a fee on plastic bags

July 19, 2014
NY Daily News

Mayor de Blasio’s administration is ‘looking very closely’ at a proposal to add fees to plastic shopping bags.

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Video: Brad Gerstman on RNN Guns, NY Governor’s Race, GOP Infighting and More

June 17, 2014
RNN TV

Brad Gerstman on RNN’s Richard French Live to talk about Guns, NY Governor’s Race, GOP Infighting and more…

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The Island Now: lawyer seeks info on anti-Semitic acts

June 13, 2014
The Island Now

A lawyer from the Village of East Hills in Roslyn is using his wallet as a weapon to help ward off anti-Semitism in Nassau County.

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Newsday: lawyer-activist offers to fund responses to anti-Semitic acts

June 9, 2014
Newsday

Brad Gerstman, a politics-oriented Nassau lawyer, said he is “personally establishing a fund whereby he will donate $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and prosecution of any individual who commits an anti-Semitic act of hate” in the county.

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HMTC Presents GENERATIONS: An Event Honoring Holocaust Survivors & Liberators

June 2, 2014
HMTC

Please join Brad Gerstman as we honor the living witnesses to the Holocaust and celebrate their enduring legacies June 8th at Hofstra University.

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Dems opening their wallets for Gov. Cuomo and Tom DiNapoli tonight at separate Long Island events

May 21, 2014
NY Daily News

Over in Roslyn, power lawyers Brad Gerstman and David Schwartz are hosting a fundraiser for State Controller Tom DiNapoli’s reelection campaign.

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Brad Gerstman on Richard French Live – Bridgegate, State and National Politics

March 28, 2014
RNN TV

Political consultant Brad Gerstman appeared on RNN’s Richard French Live to discuss New Jersery Governor Chris Christie’s internal report on the George Washington Bridge scandal, plus more on state and national politics.

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BRAD GERSTMAN, ESQ. CHOSEN TO JUDGE NATIONAL APPELLATE COURT COMPETITION

March 7, 2014
Brad Gerstman

Brad will serve as a judge for the National Appellate Court Competition, held at the US District Court in Brooklyn on Friday, March 7th from 4:30pm to 8:45pm.

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Students with Disabilities: Another tale of two cities

March 7, 2014
Mayor Bill De Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio was swept into office under a tale of two cities banner that dramatically highlighted how New York has become divided by class. But there is another kind of class division….

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Brad Gerstman on Chris Christie Bridge Scandal

February 2, 2014
WPIX 11 News

Gotham’s Brad Gerstman on WPIX TV, gives legal analysis on the Chris Christie bridge scandal.

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Brad Gerstman will judge 2014 Miss New York City, Miss Cosmopolitan and Miss Metropolitan local pageant

January 28, 2014
Miss NYC

Bradley L. Gerstman, a prominent New York City lawyer, will be one of a team of judges that will help choose the next Miss New York City, Miss Cosmopolitan, and Miss Metropolitan for 2014.

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Brad Gerstman’s “Political” Best Dressed List 2013

January 21, 2014
Wake Up Call NY Daily News

Brad Gerstman, the Long Island lawyer – who has worked on campaigns for billionaire grocer John Catsimatidis and former Gov. Eliot Spitzer – is out with a list of the ten best-dressed men in government,

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Brad Gerstman at Fair Media Council Influencer Series

December 28, 2013
Brad Gerstman

Half-day event of two workshops is designed to help jump start marketing efforts in the new year. Bradley Gerstman, partner at Gotham Government Relations & Communications, John Leboutillier, host on Fox News Channel’s Campaign Insiders and more…

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NEW YORK CITY SCHOOL ABUSES FAMILY OF CHILD WITH AUTISM

December 19, 2013
Autism

The parents of a 5 year old autistic child who attends PS 59 – The Beekman Hill International School – are outraged as they are harassed and bullied to move their child to a school far from home, because the school lacks qualified professionals trained in autism related interventions and therapies.

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Page Six: Sightings at Brad Gerstman Birthday Bash

December 18, 2013
NY Post

John and Margo Catsimatidis and John Starks celebrating Gotham Government Relations’ Brad Gerstman’s birthday at Grand Havana Room…

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Daily News: Bipartisan Birthday Bash For Brad Gerstman

December 17, 2013
NY Daily News

Power lawyer and behind-the-scenes Democrat politico Brad Gerstman, right, was feted at a bi-partisan birthday bash at the Grand Havana Room cigar club Monday night.

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Salvatore Ferragamo and Brad & Cheryl Gerstman invite you to a Champions for Charity Shopping Event

November 25, 2013
Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation

Salvatore Ferragamo and Brad & Cheryl Gerstman invite you to a Champions for Charity Shopping Event to Benefit Autism Speaks Long Island and the Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation.

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Autistic Teens Missing – Brad Gerstman on WPIX 11

November 25, 2013
WPIIX 11 News

Autistic Teens Missing. Analysis with Brad Gerstman, Autism Advocate and Partner at Gotham Government Relations on PIX 11 News 11/25/13 Michael Karwan: Police said Karwan may be in need of medical attention and anyone with information should call the Marlboro police department at 732-536-0100. UPDATE 11/27/13: Michael Karwan has been found and has returned safely […]

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Brad Gerstman on RNN – Clinton on Obamacare, Hillary 2016,Chris Christie and More….

November 19, 2013
RNN TV

Gotham Government Relations & Communications’ Brad Gerstman on RNN’s Richard French Live, talks about today’s political headlines.

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Tonight Live in NYC 11pm 570AM Radio Gotham Talk Radio

October 19, 2013
Gotham Talk Radio

David Schwartz and Brad Gerstman of Gotham Government Relations and Communications will host Gotham Talk Radio live on-air tonight Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 11:00pm on 570 AM WMCA and will discuss the upcoming elections including the New York City Mayoral race and the Brooklyn District Attorney race.

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Brad Gerstman on Bloomberg Next Gig – The World’s Nanny?

September 25, 2013
Michael Bloomberg

Brad Gerstman talks to WPIX 11 about Mike Bloomberg’s drive to reach beyond our city and make the world a global nanny-hood.

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Pay-For Plastic? Brad Gerstman on City’s 10-cent bag plan

September 25, 2013
The Weather Channel

Brad Gerstman talks to the Weather Channel about New York City’s plan to force stores to charge 10 cents for plastic bags.

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Lets Root4Wood! Bring Back America’s True Pastime and Protect Players

September 24, 2013
root 4 wood

The long relished “crack-of-the-bat” sound has become non-existent in the game of baseball. Since the 1800s, baseball has been America’s favorite past time, and up until the 1970s, it was played solely with wooden bats.

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Join us at the 2013 Lisa Beth Gerstman Golf Classic

September 16, 2013
Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation

The Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation is proud to announce that it will be holding its Annual Golf Classic on Monday, October 14, 2013, at the Glen Head Country Club in Glen Head, New York.

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Statement from NYAGS Co-Founder Brad Gerstman: NYC Dodged a Bullet

July 31, 2013
nyags

Brad Gerstman: “The small businesses of NYC dodged another bullet today when the court of appeals upheld the lower court’s ruling to overturn the city’s ban on sugary drinks.

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NY Neighborhood Alliance Brad Gerstman Calls Out Stringer’s Wal-mart Support

July 31, 2013
Walmart Smiley

“It’s telling that the same folks who led the charge to bring Wal-Mart, and it’s anti-labor, anti-women policies, to New York City, are leading the charge to put Scott Stringer in City Hall.

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Join us in Honor of John Catsimatidis New York’s Next Mayor

July 11, 2013
John Catsimatidis

Please Join for a party in honor of a great New Yorker and our dear friend John Catsimatidis, the next Mayor of the City of New York.

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Brad Gerstman Receives Autism Awareness Award

July 11, 2013
Autism

Shema Kolainu- Hear Our Voices hosted its 11th annual Legislative Breakfast, presenting Gotham’s Brad Gerstman with the Austim Awareness and Appreciation Award.

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LIBN: Gotham Government Relations Opens NYC office

June 29, 2013
LIBN

The lobbying and communications firm headed by founding partners Bradley Gerstman and David Schwartz has set up a location at 225 Broadway, Suite 6, in Manhattan.

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Ebru News – Brad Gerstman on Anthony Weiner’s Mayoral Run

June 28, 2013
Ebru News

Some say early poll numbers reflect more on media coverage and name recognition…rather than a candidate’s chance of winning. But political expert, Brad Gerstman, says name recognition wins elections.

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Brad Gerstman—Autism Advocate, Honored at 11th Annual Shema Kolainu Legislative Breakfast

June 21, 2013
Brad Gerstman

Brad Gerstman, Co-Founder of Gotham Government Relations & Communications, is being honored and presented with the Austim Awareness and Appreciation Award.

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Brad Gerstman in Queens Tribune: Smoking Age Increase Raises Eyebrows

May 3, 2013
Queens Tribune

“Raising the cigarettes smoking age from 18 to 21 does nothing in terms of consumption. The problem is when you raise it to 21; you’re fueling the black market even more. The black market for cigarettes is tremendous already,” Brad Gerstman, spokesperson for the New York Association of Grocery Stores, said.

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Video: Brad Gerstman on Autism Awareness Month

May 2, 2013
Autism

Special needs advocate Brad Gerstman on the costs associated with caring for children with autism. FiOS1 News marks Autism Awareness Month with stories of people with autism, family members who fight to help them.

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Video: Brad Gerstman on Autism Awareness Month

May 2, 2013
Verizon Fios

Special needs advocate Brad Gerstman on the costs associated with caring for children with autism. FiOS1 News marks Autism Awareness Month with stories of people with autism, family members who fight to help them.

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Brad Gerstman in WSJ: City to Raise Age Limit On Tobacco Sales

April 23, 2013

Brad Gerstman, spokesman for the New York Association of Grocery Stores, said the proposal “sounds like apple pie” but in reality will “increase the black market for cigarettes.”

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Anthony Weiner for NY Mayor, Analysis with Brad Gerstman

April 12, 2013
wsj daily wrap

Anthony Weiner for NY Mayor, Analysis with Brad Gerstman, Partner at Gotham Governmental Relations on The Wall Street Journal Daily Wrap.

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Brad Gerstman in Labor Press: Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a Game of “Hide and Seek”

April 9, 2013
Labor Press

Mayor Bloomberg’s latest attempt at a nanny New York City has reached an all time low. Targeting the experimental nature of underage smokers the Mayor’s innovative plan of “hide and seek” contends that if cigarettes are not visible to children, they will simply forget where such products are being sold.

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CS Monitor: Brad Gerstman – Can Cig Ban Succeed Where Soda Ban Failed?

March 20, 2013
Christian Science Monitor

“Both unnecessary and unconstitutional, the Mayor’s attempts at heightened regulation will only victimize honest, hard working Americans,” Bradley Gerstman, counsel to the New York Association of Grocery Stores said in a statement.

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NBC News Brad Gerstman on Tobacco Ban – Tiny Village Mayor’s Fight

March 20, 2013
NBC News

NBC News: Brad Gerstman on Bloomberg cigarette display ban

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Brad Gerstman in NY Daily News Bloomberg Tobacco Display Ban

March 19, 2013
NY Daily News

Brad Gerstman of the New York Association of Grocery Stores predicts the rule will be struck down in court like the soda ban.

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Brad Gerstman on John Liu’s Run for NYC Mayor

March 18, 2013
John Liu

John Liu Announced Run for NYC Mayor. Analysis with Brad Gerstman, Political Strategist & Partner at Gotham Government Relations on WPIX 11.

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Video: Brad Gerstman on CNN – Soda Ban Fizzes Out?

March 11, 2013
CNN

Judge blocks NYC’s large-soda ban, analysis by Brad Gerstman, partner at Gotham Government Relations & Communications on CNN’s Erin Burnett.

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Brad Gerstman in Labor Press: Time for Change on the Gas Lines

March 5, 2013
Labor Press

With two hour lines and the daily rationing of station visits, New York and New Jersey residents angrily cursed state reliance on inaccessible fuel. However the ironic reality remains that a superior approach to the gas crisis does exist. So why aren’t we using it?

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Tonight: Brad Gerstman on State of the Union – RNN TV

February 12, 2013
RNN TV

Our own political expert Brad Gerstman will look at how the president’s initiatives will affect New York’s people, business and state politics.

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Brad Gerstman in Labor Press: The Promise of Improved Education in the Year 2013

January 24, 2013
Labor Press

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo addressed the state of New York with a promising agenda for 2013. Amid a positive disposition he emphasized a necessity to build on the progress we have made since his election in 2010. Of the many areas discussed during his address, Governor Cuomo spoke inspiringly of his plans for improved education.

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New York Post: What’s in Store: Mayoral Contender?

December 31, 2012
NY Post

In a sign that Gristides billionaire John Catsimatidis is muscling up for a New York mayoral run, a friend, lawyer, lobbyist and communications specialist Brad Gerstman, has bought a home on the Upper East Side.

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Condolences for Newtown Tragedy and a Call for Change in Media Reporting

December 20, 2012
Autism

Executives from prominent organizations including Autism Speaks have initiated conversations to combat the media driven perception that autism spectrum disorders correlate with planned acts of violence. However, the ill informed commentary of journalists and reporters will likely require further contest as investigations into this tragedy continue to unfold.

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Brad Gerstman: Hurricane Sandy, Reminding Us All It Is Time for Change on the Gas Line

December 6, 2012
Natural Gas

Recent years have proven to be a time of major advancement, as natural gas has become a valid consideration for the future of home and vehicle development. From the unpredictability of traditional gas prices to untimely limits on petroleum access, every day factors are motivating necessary change. Given our current state of affairs, who could understand this reality better then the citizens of New York and New Jersey?

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