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Mensch or Mudslinger?

New York lawyer Maimon Kirschenbaum is making celebrity chefs and restauranteurs sweat in court.

05/24/2013
Food & Wine Editor
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Kirschenbaum defends the rights of restaurant workers in court. Fotolia

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