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LHRGB’S GOAL-ORIENTED AND FOCUSED APPROACH TO LAWYERING

 

We start with the end in mind, meaning that we first identify the goals you want to achieve and the outcomes you want to see. Next, we develop a strategic plan to get you there. Efficiency (and thus keeping your legal fees down) is of paramount concern to us and we accomplish this by becoming vastly knowledgeable in all relevant aspects of your business and company. For example, we study your legal, equity, and debt structures, as well as your short and long-term strategic plans, capital-raising methods, governance protocols, operations, staffing, and existing contracts. We also become fully familiar with the industry and competitive arena in which your business operates. In addition, we develop trusting and collegial relationships with the individual decision-makers in your company because we understand that it is their vision, ideas, and leadership-style that define the ambition of your business. By taking this all-encompassing approach, we are able to provide you with the appropriate legal and business strategy in any given situation, and achieve the specific results that you want and the wins that you expect.



Partner

Practice Areas
Business Advice
Strategic Analysis and Planning
Outside General Counsel
Commercial Litigation
Arbitration/Mediation


Education
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Lawrence S. Rosen

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LRosen@LHRGB.com

Larry is a veteran practitioner of business law and the head of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group, as well as the firm’s Managing Partner. Since 1988, he has represented numerous small, medium, and large-sized companies and high net worth individuals in a myriad of areas of business and commerce. Larry is an expert and well respected for developing quick, efficient, and cost-effective strategies for achieving his client’s goals, and then successfully executing on them. His 25+ years of litigation experience allow him to identify and then proactively address potential problems before they ripen into time consuming and costly business problems or litigations. When litigation is inevitable, however, Larry is your pit bull, aggressively fighting and using his rhetorical and writing skills to get you a win. Results for his clients matter most to him, and he gets them. Larry adds significant value to his clients’ business when they engage him early in the process to serve as their outside general counsel.

 

Larry faithfully serves his community as Marlboro Township’s Deputy Mayor and as its Director of Economic Development, and is a co-founder and adult facilitator of his Town’s 1500-member Teen Advisory Committee. Larry also serves as President of Temple Rodeph Torah. He is the proud father of two wonderful children, Aaron and Raquel, and husband to Shari, his wife of 25 years. Larry and his family have re-built their lives and found happiness in Marlboro, New Jersey following the destruction of their New York City home in the September 11, 2001 terror attack.

 




IN THE NEWS

Equinox Tribeca Club Sues Landlord in Noise Level Dispute


CNN : Trump defamation by Twitter case tossed out


Rhodes v. Herz, 84 A.d.3d 1 (1st Dep’t 2011). The host of nationally syndicated radio talk show brought an action against her employment agent and its employees, asserting claims for, inter alia, violations of statutes regulating employment agencies, breach of fiduciary duty, and unjust enrichment. The defendants, represented by Amy Carlin and Larry Rosen, asserted a counterclaim for breach of contract alleging plaintiff failed to pay them their commission. The defendants moved to dismiss plaintiff's causes of action and to bar her from asserting any defense to defendant IF Management's counterclaim based on Article 11 of the General Business Law.

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USA TODAY : Trump, Bill Maher and Miss Pennsylvania: The ‘I’ll sue you’ effect


THE NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL : Small firms think big when it comes to clients




Partner

Practice Areas
Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, Leasing
Commercial Condominiums
Condominium Boards
Co-op Association Boards
Corporate
General Counsel


Education
New York University School of Law, J.D. (May 1994)

Rose Greenberg

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P 212.530.4829
RGreenberg@LHRGB.com

Rose is a Co-Chair of the Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, and Leasing practice group, and also brings her transactional expertise to the Corporate and General Counsel departments of the Firm. She attributes her zeal for real estate and business transactions to her life-long residence in New York City, where the diversity, ambition and dynamism of its people and neighborhoods reflect and influence the unique properties and businesses located there. Rose brings 20 years of experience to her work, and considers herself privileged to have maintained long-term relationships with clients who made New York City their home base - thriving on its energy and its challenges - before expanding nationally. Her clients are national retailers, fitness companies, financial institutions, real estate developers, family-owned real estate companies, and a myriad of small, mid, and large companies. Rose is also an expert in commercial condominium conversions on an exempt or “no-action” basis, and she represents Condominium Associations and Cooperative Corporations in new construction and long-established condominium and cooperative regimes.

 

Rose was Valedictorian of her graduating class at Hunter College of the City University of New York, Phi Beta Kappa (B.A., 1988) and graduated from New York University School of Law (J.D., 1994).






Partner

Practice Areas
Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, Leasing
Corporate
General Counsel


Education
Brooklyn Law School, J.D. (May 1995)

Jonathan Hornik

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JHornik@LHRGB.com

Jon is Co-Chair of the Real Estate, Real Estate Finance and Leasing practice group and also works within the Corporate and General Counsel departments of the Firm. His practice concentrates in real estate finance and corporate representations. He represents several lenders in a nationwide lending practice, advising public and private companies in all aspects of secured and unsecured loan and equity transactions throughout the United States. Jon has successfully handled many significant corporate and real estate transactions over his career. He has advised his clients in all aspects of transactional corporate and real estate matters, including the acquisition and disposition of properties, businesses and other assets, operation and financing of projects, stock and asset purchases, institutional investments, credit facilities, joint ventures, partnerships, commercial lending and leasing.

 

Jon has successfully represented many clients in the preparation of Private Placements under Reg D. to raise capital for lending and investing platforms. Jon has developed a specific expertise in workouts and the restructuring of loan transactions, frequently advising clients on the restructuring and disposition of loans and distressed real estate in and out of the foreclosure process.

 

Prior to joining LHRGB as a partner, Jon was Vice President and General Counsel of one of the nation’s largest direct private lenders. Jon is an acknowledged expert in deal structuring and negotiation. Jon has been admitted to the Bar in New York and New Jersey.

 

Jon is currently serving his second term as Mayor of Marlboro Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He was initially elected in 2007 and re-elected in 2011.






Partner

Practice Areas
Business Disputes
Real Estate
General Counsel


Education
Pace University School of Law, J.D. (May 1993)

Eric P. Blaha

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P 212.530.4838
EBlaha@LHRGB.com

A leading civil litigator specializing in complex real estate and commercial litigation, Eric Blaha represents clients in a wide range of lawsuits including commercial contract disputes, commercial construction disputes and real estate disputes. In addition, he provides general legal representation to residential cooperative corporation and condominium boards in the metropolitan area. Before joining LaRocca Hornik Rosen Greenberg & Blaha LLP, Mr. Blaha defended commercial class action lawsuits brought in numerous states including one that rose to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Currently, he is admitted to practice law in the federal and state courts of New York and New Jersey.

 

When he’s not in the courtroom, you can find Eric in Ossining, New York where he lives with his wife, Carla, and their three boys and serves as Town Councilman. In addition, he was also elected President of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Business Referral Group in 2013. Eric enjoys squash, golf and tennis and also sings in his church choir. Mr. Blaha holds a Juris Doctor degree with a Certificate in Environmental Law from Pace University School of Law and a BA from SUNY Albany with a double major in Biology and Political Science.




IN THE NEWS

Maheras, et al. v. Awan, et al., __ A.D.3d __ (1st Dep’t 2017).  In this construction litigation the Appellate Division, First Department, issued an Order on June 29, 2017 unanimously reversing a lower court decision that improperly granted summary judgment dismissing claims of personal liability due to an individual’s participation in fraudulent misrepresentation, fraud, conspiracy and negligence. The appeal, prosecuted by attorney Eric Blaha, is significant in that the 4-judge appellate panel unanimously agreed that the individual defendant could be held personally liable for his alleged misconduct “regardless of whether the corporate veil is pierced.”

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Nahoum v. Milewicz, (U.S. Bankruptcy Court, May 2017) in which the Court approved settlement of complex NYC litigation between embattled condominium unit owners, as well as the condominium board, lenders and others that resolved bank foreclosure of a $25 million condominium unit in Soho, and settled multiple additional state and federal court litigations and liens against the premises.


Levitt & Kaizer v. Charles, 150 A.D.3d 478 (1st Dep’t 2017).  In this case the Appellate Division, First Department reversed the lower court’s determination that the client – a non-party to the action, lacked standing. The 5-judge appellate panel held that even though the client was a non-party to the action, as a co-owner of the subject real property he “has standing to challenge appointment of a Receiver to enter, collect rents on, and sell the property worth approximately $3.6 million, to satisfy plaintiff’s $150,000 judgment against the defendant.

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Associate

Practice Areas
Employment Discrimination
Civil and Commercial Litigation
Class Action Defense and
General Liability Defense


Education
New York Law School, J.D. (May 2012)

Jared E. Blumetti

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P 212.530.4831
JBlumetti@LHRGB.com

Jared’s practice areas include employment discrimination, commercial litigation, class action defense, and general liability defense.

 

He is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey. He is also admitted in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Jared is a graduate of the University of Maryland and New York Law School in Manhattan.

 

He currently resides in Manhattan with his wife, Elizabeth, who is also an attorney. In his free time, Jared is an avid reader who enjoys writing and cooking as well as playing tennis and racquetball.






Partner

Practice Areas
Business Disputes
General Counsel
Real Estate, Landlord/Tenant
Matrimonial


Education
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Yeshiva University, J.D. (May 1989)

Amy D. Carlin

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P 212.530.4835
ACarlin@LHRGB.com

Firm partner Amy Carlin has extensive transactional and litigation experience in a wide variety of practice areas. She counsels individuals and corporations on general business, corporate, and contract matters including drafting and negotiating asset purchase agreements, corporate and business documents, employment, non-competition, and confidentiality agreements, licenses, distribution agreements, and commercial and residential leases.

 

A graduate of Brandeis University and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Amy has a broad range of experience litigating before state, federal, and appellate courts and arbitration panels and has handled complex commercial, contract, employment and non-competition, shareholder and corporate governance, real estate, landlord and tenant, construction, and matrimonial disputes.

 

Ms. Carlin is a Member of the Committee on State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction of the New York City Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association and is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

 

Outside of law practice, Amy enjoys a wide array of activities including skiing, running, water sports, performing, visual, and culinary arts.




IN THE NEWS

Amy Carlin is a member of the New York City Bar Association’s State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction Committee. On June 16, 2017, the New York City Bar published the “Lawyer’s Practical Checklist for Emergency Applications,” which was prepared by the Committee, including Amy. The publication is a series of checklists to guide practitioners in drafting emergency applications for submission to the Supreme Court, New York County and the Appellate Division, First Department.  The checklists, which cover a variety of subject matters, including housing, matrimonial law, and general civil cases, are intended to provide an overall summary of applicable law and best practices for emergency applications which, if followed, will assist practitioners in preparing motion papers that will be accepted for filing by the court clerks and approved for review by the court.

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Cellular Mann, Inc. v. JC 1008 LLC, 113 A.D.3d 521 (1st Dep’t 2014).  The Appellate Division, First Department, unanimously affirmed the motion court’s determination that a lease amendment granting a tenant a limited right of renewal of a lease was unambiguous and therefore correctly refused to consider extrinsic evidence of a prior agreement or the parties’ post-amendment course of performance.

View PDF

Rhodes v. Herz, 84 A.d.3d 1 (1st Dep’t 2011). The host of nationally syndicated radio talk show brought an action against her employment agent and its employees, asserting claims for, inter alia, violations of statutes regulating employment agencies, breach of fiduciary duty, and unjust enrichment. The defendants, represented by Amy Carlin and Larry Rosen, asserted a counterclaim for breach of contract alleging plaintiff failed to pay them their commission. The defendants moved to dismiss plaintiff's causes of action and to bar her from asserting any defense to defendant IF Management's counterclaim based on Article 11 of the General Business Law.

View PDF



Of Counsel

Practice Areas
Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, Leasing
Corporate
General Counsel


Education
University of Pennsylvania, J.D. (May 1985)

Florence Goffman

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P 212.530.4836
FGoffman@LHRGB.com

With extensive experience representing landlords and tenants in leases and ground leases for retail and office properties, Ms. Goffman, counsel to the firm, specializes in commercial real estate law. She has represented lenders and borrowers in all types of commercial lending, including mortgage loans and refinancings and also has substantial expertise in asset acquisitions and sales, operating and shareholders agreements, construction contracts and other commercial agreements.

 

Prior to joining the firm in 2007, Florrie was general counsel and managing director for Bennis & Reissman and was associated with Shea & Gould. She received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Sociology from SUNY Albany. She is admitted to practice law in New York and is a member of the New York State Bar Association.

 

Married, with 2 children, Ms. Goffman and her family live in Morris Township, New Jersey.






Partner

Practice Areas
Business Disputes
Premises Liability
Contractual Disputes
Real Estate Litigation
Restrictive Covenants


Education
George Washington University School of Law, J.D. (May 1991)

David Kittredge

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P 212.530.4833
DKittredge@LHRGB.com

With more than 20 years of experience as a litigator in the fields of general commercial litigation, property and casualty claims, real estate litigation, employment matters, and securities arbitration, David has successfully resolved complex issues arising from international contract disputes, class actions, and catastrophic personal injury claims. In addition, he has "first chair" experience in numerous jury trials in New York courts and arbitrations before FINRA and the American Arbitration Association.

 

A graduate of Vassar College and the George Washington University School of Law in Washington, DC, Kittredge is admitted to practice law in New York State, the Supreme Court of the United States, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Previously, David served as a law clerk to the Hon. Edward C. Prado, United States District Judge for the Western District of Texas (now on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals).

 

David currently resides in Park Slope, Brooklyn, with his wife, Elizabeth, and two sons, Ashton and Johnny. David unwinds from a busy day of litigation by playing the piano and jogging in Prospect Park.






Partner

Practice Areas
Labor/Employment
Complex Commercial Litigation
Securities Litigation and Arbitration
Outside General Counsel
Business Disputes and Arbitration/Mediation


Education
Brooklyn Law School, J.D. (May 1997)

Patrick McPartland

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P 212.530.4837
PMcpartland@LHRGB.com

Patrick McPartland represents clients in complex business disputes with an emphasis on employment and labor law issues. He has successfully litigated and tried actions before various federal and state courts, as well as before numerous state agencies and arbitration tribunals.

 

Additionally, Patrick provides outside general counsel services to various businesses, including a pharmaceutical company, a technology company, and a prominent fashion website, advising them on a range of commercial and business matters. He is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from SUNY Geneseo. He is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and has been admitted to practice pro hac vice before a number of other courts.






Associate

Practice Areas
Civil and Commercial Litigation
Premises Liability
Business Disputes


Education
Brooklyn Law School, J.D. (June 1996)

Jonathan Tabar

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JTabar@LHRGB.com

A litigator and trial attorney, Jonathan Tabar joined LHRGB in 2012 to primarily focus on premises and general liability defense and brings 17 years of private practice experience representing a wide range of individual and business clients, both domestic and international, in civil and commercial disputes. Mr. Tabar is highly experienced in the courtroom having been lead trial counsel, for both defendants and plaintiffs, in over 100 jury trials and appellate counsel in over 40 appeals before the New York appellate courts.

 

As a private practitioner, Mr. Tabar also served as trial counsel to several reputable New York firms handling matters in substantive areas such as complex construction accident cases, personal injury, contract disputes, insurance coverage, antitrust, and art and cultural property law.

 

Mr. Tabar was born in Italy (and is fluent in Italian), is a graduate of New York University and Brooklyn Law School, and lives in Manhattan with his wife and son. He is a member of the American Bar Association and has a deep interest in international relations having served on the Board of Directors of the United Nations Association of New York.






Associate

Practice Areas
Commercial Litigation
Premises Liability
Business Disputes
Franchise Investment Law
Intellectual Property Rights


Education
University of Kansas School of Law in 2005 and Missouri Western State College, cum laude, in 1999

Sherry Hamilton

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P 212.530.4826
SHamilton@LHRGB.COM

Sherry Hamilton is an experienced litigator with a record of success representing clients in complex commercial litigation. Her practice focuses on unfair competition, intellectual property rights, franchise investment law, premises liability, and general business disputes. She has represented clients in a wide range of industries and has extensive trial experience.

Sherry is licensed to practice in New York, California, the District of Columbia, and Kansas. She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Central and Northern Districts of California, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, and has been admitted pro hac vice before other courts.

She graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law in 2005 and received her undergraduate degree from Missouri Western State College, cum laude, in 1999.

She resides in Scarsdale, New York with her husband, Denis, and daughter, Ava. She enjoys traveling and spending time with family.




STAFF

Katy Areas-Espinoza

Paralegal
P 212.530.4830
F 212.530.4815
KAreas@LHRGB.com

Ann-Marie Bellantuono

Legal Assistant
P 732.409.1144
F 732.409.0350
ABellantuono@LHRGB.com

Allison Glessner

Legal Assistant
P 732.409.1144
F 732.409.0350
AGlessner@LHRGB.com

Nicole Grant

Legal Assistant
P 212.530.4824
F 212.530.4815
NGrant@LHRGB.com

Aretha O'Quinn

Financial Administrator
P 212.530.4832
F 212.530.4815
AOQuinn@LHRGB.com

Rachel Snyder

Legal Assistant
P 732.409.1144
F 732.409.0350
RSnyder@LHRGB.com




BUSINESS DISPUTES

 

Over the last 25+ years, we have handled virtually every type of business dispute -- whether arising in the state or federal courts or in arbitration -- and we are well-versed in the nuances of each, including shareholder and partnership relations, business divorce, contracts, fraud, class actions, construction, wrongful competition, defamation, professional malpractice, premises liability, workplace and employment, disability, discrimination, insurance, officer and director, intellectual property, commercial mortgage, co-op and condominium, real estate, commercial leases, whistleblower cases, privacy, and more.



CORPORATE

 

In addition to having substantive legal expertise, we know that the main job of a deal lawyer is to craft legal documents that strike the right balance between risk-taking and risk avoidance. Each client has a different risk profile and that profile changes depending upon the intended benefits and potential pitfalls of the particular transaction. We can be trusted to know when it is time to go “pencils down,” stop negotiating, and simply close the deal versus when a risk warrants stepping back or insisting upon a different risk allocation between the parties. We bring this legal savvy to a myriad of business and industry deals including management buy-outs, shareholder, partnership and limited liability company operating agreement negotiations (whether in the early-stage and set up of the business or subsequent partner dispute and buy-out), business divorce, secured and unsecured financings, asset and stock purchases and sales, mergers and consolidations, business contract and joint venture negotiations, and licensing deals.



GENERAL COUNSEL

 

Our clients' internal legal departments know that they can call on us in fluid situations to provide strategic, on-the-spot advice. Because we never compartmentalize our representation, we are effective corporate advisors, making it a point to know each client and its entire business operating space. This deep commitment also allows us to identify problems early which helps our clients avoid situations that otherwise would have ripened into costly litigation, regulatory issues, or other problems.

Our work in this area spans the entire gamut of issues and problems affecting business entities, from choice of legal entity and formation to internal investigations and governmental/quasi-governmental audits (e.g., professional licensing board or taxing authority). We also bring our general counsel expertise to all manner of corporate governance challenges, including executive and employee compensation, human resources practices and handbooks, officer and director liability issues, and fiduciary conduct. And as a strategic partner, we become involved in all aspects of business operations, such as developing contract templates, negotiating material business contracts and letters of intent, researching and providing guidance regarding the regulatory environment, and interfacing with insurance agents and companies regarding coverage and determining when and under what circumstances claims should be tendered to third parties.

Types of industries and business we represent include:

 

- National retail chains
- Health clubs, spas, and massage establishments
- Food manufacturers and wholesalers
- Apparel and textile manufacturers and wholesalers
- Financial service companies
- Boards of Condominium Associations and
  Cooperative Corporations
- Models and modeling agencies
- Art galleries
- Physicians and medical practices
- Distributorships
- Architect and Interior Design firms
- Boards of Directors of non-profit
  corporations
- Personal management and
  talent agencies
- Restaurants

LEASING, REAL ESTATE AND REAL ESTATE FINANCE

 

LHRGB has full-service real estate capabilities and represents high-net-worth individuals, real estate developers, first-class retail chains and financial service companies, hedge funds, real estate brokerage companies, condominium developers, and family-owned real estate companies. We handle every type of real estate transaction there is, from ground leases and complicated retail and office leases to multi-property, multi-state acquisitions and sales, and commercial condominium conversions.

LHRGB’s leasing group represents national and international financial institutions and luxury retail chains in expanding their brands throughout the US, as well as landlords of office and mixed-use properties.

We also represent private and public lenders in all types of secured and unsecured lending and finance transactions, including CMBS, construction, short-term bridge, mezzanine, leasehold, and portfolio property loans, as well as real estate joint venture financings. Our nationwide network of lending and finance clients and professionals allows LHRGB to handle and close a high volume of loan transactions throughout the US, making us an invaluable member of the team for lenders and finance companies looking to quickly and efficiently close deals and maintain a competitive edge. Our expertise in this area extends to private placements under Regulation D to enable lending and financing clients to raise capital.



IN THE NEWS

Publications

  • Amy Carlin is a member of the New York City Bar Association’s State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction Committee. On June 16, 2017, the New York City Bar published the “Lawyer’s Practical Checklist for Emergency Applications,” which was prepared by the Committee, including Amy. The publication is a series of checklists to guide practitioners in drafting emergency applications for submission to the Supreme Court, New York County and the Appellate Division, First Department.  The checklists, which cover a variety of subject matters, including housing, matrimonial law, and general civil cases, are intended to provide an overall summary of applicable law and best practices for emergency applications which, if followed, will assist practitioners in preparing motion papers that will be accepted for filing by the court clerks and approved for review by the court.

    View PDF
  • CNN : Trump defamation by Twitter case tossed out

  • USA TODAY : Trump, Bill Maher and Miss Pennsylvania: The ‘I’ll sue you’ effect

  • THE NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL : Small firms think big when it comes to clients

Decisions

  • Equinox Tribeca Club Sues Landlord in Noise Level Dispute

  • Maheras, et al. v. Awan, et al., __ A.D.3d __ (1st Dep’t 2017).  In this construction litigation the Appellate Division, First Department, issued an Order on June 29, 2017 unanimously reversing a lower court decision that improperly granted summary judgment dismissing claims of personal liability due to an individual’s participation in fraudulent misrepresentation, fraud, conspiracy and negligence. The appeal, prosecuted by attorney Eric Blaha, is significant in that the 4-judge appellate panel unanimously agreed that the individual defendant could be held personally liable for his alleged misconduct “regardless of whether the corporate veil is pierced.”

    View PDF
  • Nahoum v. Milewicz, (U.S. Bankruptcy Court, May 2017) in which the Court approved settlement of complex NYC litigation between embattled condominium unit owners, as well as the condominium board, lenders and others that resolved bank foreclosure of a $25 million condominium unit in Soho, and settled multiple additional state and federal court litigations and liens against the premises.

  • Levitt & Kaizer v. Charles, 150 A.D.3d 478 (1st Dep’t 2017).  In this case the Appellate Division, First Department reversed the lower court’s determination that the client – a non-party to the action, lacked standing. The 5-judge appellate panel held that even though the client was a non-party to the action, as a co-owner of the subject real property he “has standing to challenge appointment of a Receiver to enter, collect rents on, and sell the property worth approximately $3.6 million, to satisfy plaintiff’s $150,000 judgment against the defendant.

    View PDF
  • Cellular Mann, Inc. v. JC 1008 LLC, 113 A.D.3d 521 (1st Dep’t 2014).  The Appellate Division, First Department, unanimously affirmed the motion court’s determination that a lease amendment granting a tenant a limited right of renewal of a lease was unambiguous and therefore correctly refused to consider extrinsic evidence of a prior agreement or the parties’ post-amendment course of performance.

    View PDF
  • Rhodes v. Herz, 84 A.d.3d 1 (1st Dep’t 2011). The host of nationally syndicated radio talk show brought an action against her employment agent and its employees, asserting claims for, inter alia, violations of statutes regulating employment agencies, breach of fiduciary duty, and unjust enrichment. The defendants, represented by Amy Carlin and Larry Rosen, asserted a counterclaim for breach of contract alleging plaintiff failed to pay them their commission. The defendants moved to dismiss plaintiff's causes of action and to bar her from asserting any defense to defendant IF Management's counterclaim based on Article 11 of the General Business Law.

    View PDF




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