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Dan’s Paper: Held & Hines’ Lawsuit Published in Hampton’s Paper

Dan’s Papers: Hypothetical Question: If Somebody Locked You In Their Office Against Your Will, What Would You Do? January 17, 2012 by David Rattiner I’m pretty much obsessed with this story about a local contractor accusing Southampton Town Councilman Jim Malone for locking him inside of his Suffolk County office after an argument over unpaid work. According to the New York Post, the accuser is Anthony Prosano, who is 23 years old and runs his own contracting business. Prosano said […]


Newsday: Held & Hines’ Lawsuit Againt Southampton Politician Published in the Media

Contractor accuses Southampton official Published: January 10, 2012 9:01 PM By STACEY ALTHERR  stacey.altherr@newsday.com A Hampton Bays contractor has filed an $8,000 lien on the property of a Southampton Town councilman, accusing the official of failing to pay for work on his house. He also says the official held the contractor in the official’s office against his will during the dispute. Anthony Prosano, 23, said he was hired by Southampton Councilman James Malone to renovate the inside of a Hampton […]


NY Post: Marc Held, Partner at Held & Hines, LLP is quoted re: False Imprisonment of client

of money for work’ By SELIM ALGAR A power-crazed Hamptons politician locked a young contractor in his Southampton office and subjected him to a bizarre rant after bilking him out of thousands of dollars for work done on his Hampton Bays home, the angry businessman told The Post. The contractor, Anthony Prosano, 23, says he managed to audio-record the incident, in which the small-time politician is allegedly heard abusing the little authority he does have. “You are f–king playing in […]



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