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SUPREME COURT OF HE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF NEW YORK X JOSEPH RAKOESKY and RAKOFSKY LAW FIRM, P. IndexNo.: 105573/11 Plaintiffs, SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT Filed by the New York County Clerk on October _, 2011 -againsi- ‘THE WASHINGTON POST COMPANY KEITH L, ALEXANDER JENNIFER JENKINS CREATIVE LOAFING MEDIA WASHINGTON CITY PAPER REND SMITH, BREAKING MEDIA, LLC ABOVETHELAW.COM ELIE MYSTAL AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION ABAJOURNAL.COM DEBRA CASSENS WEISS SARAH RANDAG MYSHINGLE.COM CAROLYN FLEFANT SIMPLE JUSTICE NY, LLC BLOG.SIMPLEJUSTICE.US KRAYET & VOGEL, LLP SCOTT II. GREENFIELD LAW OFFICE OF ERIC L, MAYER TRIC L. Mayer, individually GAMSO, HELMICK & HOOLATIAN JEFF GAMSO, individually CRIMEANDFEDERALISM.Com “JOLIN DOE #1” ORLANDO-ACCIDENTLAWYER.COM “JOHN DOE #2”” LAW OFFICE OF FARAJI A, ROSENTHALL, FARAJI A. ROSENTHAL, individually BENNETT AND BENNETT MARK BENNL'T, indivicleally SEDDIQ LAW MIRRIAM SEDDIQ, individually THE MARTIJA SPERRY DAILY ADVANTAGE ADVOCATES MARTHA SPERRY, individually ALLBRITTON COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY TBD.COM RESVORINGDIGNITYTOTIELAW.BLOGSPO1.COM L.DOG84@YMAIL.COM HESLEP & ASSOCIATES ADRIAN K. BEAN KOFHLER LAW JAMISON KOEHLER, individually IHF TURKEWITZ. LAW FIRM ERIC TURKEWITZ, individually ‘THE BEASLEY FIRM, LLC MAXWELL S. KENNERLY STEINBERG MORTON HOPE & ISRABL, LLP PALMIERI LAW LORI D. PALMIERI, individually ANTONIN I. PRIBETIC ANNEBAUM WEISS, PI BRIAN TANNEBAUM, individually WALLACE, BROWN & SCHWARTZ GEORGE M. WALLACE, individually DAVID C. WELLS, P.C. and DAVID C. WELLS, individually ROB MCKINNEY, ATTORNEY-AT-Law ROB MCKINNEY, individually THOMSON REUTERS DAN SLATER BANNED VENTURES, LLC BANNINATION.Com *“TARRANTSS” UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS SCHOOI, OF LAW DEBORAH K. HACKERSON LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL T, DOUDNA MICHAEL T. DOUDNA, individually MACE J. YAMPOLSKY & Associates: MACE J. YAMPOLSKY, individually ‘THE LAW OFFICE OF JEANNE O°HALLERAN, LLC JRANNE O°HALLERAN, individually REITER & SCHILLER, P.A. LEAH K. WEAVER AVVO CORPORATION JOSHUA KING ACCELA, INC. COLIN SAMUELS THE BURNEY LAW FIRM, LLC and NATHANIEL BURNEY, individually THE WASHINGTON POST, LLC THE ATLANTIC MEDIA COMPANY THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY GROUP ‘TUE ATLANTIC WIRE, ADAM MARTIN YAHOO! INC. YAHOO NEWS: TECHDIRY MIRE MASNICK THOMSON REUTERS CANADA, LTD. CANADINA LAWYER MAG DAMIAN J. PENNY JEFFREY M. LEWIS, ATTORNEY AT LAW JEFFREY M. LEWIS, individually Defendants, HX JOSEP RAKOFSKY, ESQ. complaining of the dofendants, respectfully alleges 1. Plaintiff JOSEPH RAKOFSKY (“Rakofsky”) was at all relevant times, and isa tesident of the County of New York, State of New York. 2. Plaintiff RAKOFSKY LAW Firm, P.C. RLE”) was at all relevant times, and is 4 corporation organized under the laws of the State of New Jersey, with a place of business at 4400 US-9, Frechold, New Jersey 07028. 3. Upon information and belief, at all relevant times, defendant THE, WASHINGTON POST COMPANY (“Washington Post”) was and is a corporation having its principal place of business in the District of Columbia and a bureau in the State of New York. Washington Post has transacted business in New York within the meaning ‘of CPLR 302(a)(1) and the causes of action asserted against Washington Post arise from 3