Recent News - Jeremy B. Honig


Rivkin Radler Delivers Victory for Landlord in COVID-Related Dispute
August 4, 2021 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Erez Glambosky, Jeremy Honig, Mark Antar and Matt Meisel won reargument and summary judgment against a guarantor of a commercial lease, successfully persuading the Brooklyn Supreme Court to reverse itself, acknowledge its prior error in interpreting a new COVID-related provision of the NYC Administrative Code, and agree with Rivkin Radler’s interpretation of the law. Rivkin …
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Honig, Jaffe and Antar Win Summary Judgment In Multi-Million Dollar Construction Arbitration
September 23, 2020 | Construction | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
In a hotly contested construction arbitration against former hedge fund billionaire Phillip Falcone, Jeremy Honig, Ed Jaffe and Mark Antar won summary judgment dismissal of Falcone’s counterclaim against their client, clearing a significant hurdle towards their client’s recovery on a multi-million-dollar claim. The firm’s client, a New York City general contractor, had entered into a …
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Honig, Glambosky and Korman Successful on Appeal
August 27, 2020 | Appeals | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
In a highly publicized matter, Jeremy Honig, Erez Glambosky and Cheryl Korman, on behalf of their client, a neighborhood coalition, successfully persuaded the Appellate Division, First Department, to reverse the lower court and order a full hearing on whether a building in midtown Manhattan can be safely opened and operated as a homeless shelter. The …
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Glambosky, Honig and Meisel Save Bagel Boss
March 10, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Bagel Boss of Merrick (“BBM”) retained the Firm to take on its landlord who, along with landlord’s counsel, had designed a plan to deprive BBM of its contractual right to extend the Merrick lease for five years, notwithstanding BBM’s confirmation to the landlord that it was exercising the option to extend.  After meeting with BBM …
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Glambosky and Honig Defeat Tenant’s Effort to Reopen Rent Claim Based on HSTPA
November 26, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
Erez Glambosky and Jeremy Honig prevailed on behalf of their landlord client. The Court ruled that the tenant cannot reopen an overcharge claim based upon HSTPA Choice of Forum. Plaintiff-tenant moved to renew/reargue the Court’s order from June 3, 2019, dismissing plaintiff’s overcharge complaint and directing him to file before the New York State Division …
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Honig, Antar and Ross Victorious on Summary Judgment
October 22, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Jeremy Honig, Mark Antar and Burton Ross won summary judgment against the guarantor of a commercial lease on behalf of the plaintiff-owner of 1590 York Avenue, New York, NY (at 84th Street), securing a money judgment for all rent, real estate taxes and other charges incurred by the defaulting tenant. In a recently issued decision, …
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Honig, Antar and Ross Win Summary Judgment in Commercial Holdover Proceeding
October 11, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Jeremy Honig, Mark Antar and Burton Ross won summary judgment and the eviction of a defaulting commercial tenant from the building known as 343 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY, which is owned by the firm’s client. In a thorough decision issued this week, Judge Elena Baron of the New York County Civil Court credited Rivkin’s …
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Schieber, Honig and Mascia Secure Appellate Victory
October 2, 2019 | Appeals
Evan Schieber, Jeremy Honig and Henry Mascia secured an appellate court victory by reversing a trial court order dismissing the client’s complaint. In Garendean v 14 Lincoln Place et al, the trial court dismissed the plaintiff’s action against the seller of a building that sought damages for fraud and breach of contract based on the …
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Glambosky and Honig Victorious
August 15, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Erez Glambosky and Jeremy Honig prevailed in a summary non-primary holdover proceeding on behalf of a landlord after a five-day bench trial in Civil Court, Kings County. The issue at trial was whether the son of the rent-controlled tenant of an apartment in Brooklyn had established his right to succeed his father’s rent-controlled tenancy. During …
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Honig quoted in THE CITY
June 14, 2019 | Appeals | Construction | Commercial Litigation
Jeremy Honig was quoted in THE CITY article, “State Agency Stalls Open of Billionaires’ Row Homeless Shelter.” In the continuing effort to prevent the opening of a homeless shelter in a dangerously, unsafe building, Honig stated, “In order to prevent needless injury or loss of life while the appeal is pending … refrain from issuing any certification.” …
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Honig, Korman and Mascia Successful on Appeal
May 29, 2019 | Appeals
In this commercial real estate partition action, the Appellate Division, First Department affirmed the lower court’s order granting our clients’ motion for summary judgment and directing that the subject building in Manhattan be partitioned and sold at auction.  The firm convinced the Appellate Division that plaintiffs had established their entitlement to partition as a matter …
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Honig Quoted in NY Post
May 13, 2019 | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Cheryl Korman, Jeremy Honig and Erez Glambosky successfully obtained an emergency injunction from the Appellate Division, First Department preventing the opening of a homeless shelter in a dangerously, unsafe building. Honig was quoted in the New York Post article, “Judge temporarily blocks ‘Billionaire’s Row’ homeless shelter.” The article discusses New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s …
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Honig, Antar and Ross Secure Eviction and $1.36 Million Judgment
May 6, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Jeremy Honig, Mark Antar and Burton Ross successfully prosecuted a commercial holdover proceeding in New York County on behalf of Brickman, a midsized real estate investor and landlord, securing the eviction of a defaulting tenant that had leased three floors of the building known as 229 West 36th Street, New York, NY, as well as …
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Honig, Glambosky, Gordon and Spero Close Multimillion-Dollar Deal
March 26, 2019 | Bankruptcy | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On March 26, Jeremy Honig, Erez Glambosky, Stu Gordon and Matt Spero were successful in bringing to a close a long-running, multimillion-dollar litigation involving our client (the Board of Managers of a condominium located in Tribeca), a commercial unit owner at the condominium (the landlord), and a restaurant-bar operating at the commercial unit (the tenant). …
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Glambosky, Honig and Gold Obtain Summary Judgement in Landlord Tenant Case
January 9, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Erez Glambosky, Jeremy Honig and Dana Gold obtained summary judgment on behalf of a landlord in a holdover proceeding where market tenants impermissibly held over in their apartment, erroneously claiming the protection of rent stabilization.  The judgment, which resulted in a judgement of possession for the landlord, established important legal precedent that a tenant is …
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Korman, Glambosky, Honig and Mascia Victorious on Appeal
December 18, 2018 | Appeals
A recent decision serves as a cautionary tale for attorneys. The Appellate Division, Second Department affirmed a Supreme Court order dismissing an action to recover damages for unlawful termination on the ground that the same issue had already been decided in a prior action. In the prior action, the plaintiff’s counsel prepared and signed a …
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Honig Victorious in Breach of Contract Jury Trial
December 13, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Jeremy Honig successfully obtained a unanimous jury verdict in Westchester County Supreme Court in favor of the defendant general contractor in a breach of contract case commenced by the plaintiff homeowner.  The jury rejected plaintiff’s breach of contract claim and awarded defendant a money judgment on its breach of contract counterclaim finding that plaintiff had breached …
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Grill, Schieber and Honig Secure the Dismissal of Tenant’s Fraudulent Inducement Claim
August 24, 2018 | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
A commercial tenant commenced an action against a landlord asserting, in the main, that the landlord, through its broker, misrepresented the square footage of the demised premises and fraudulently induced tenant to enter into the lease based upon the representation that the useable square footage of the demised premises was much greater than it ultimately …
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Honig and Bholan Win Summary Judgment in Partition Action
July 11, 2018 | Commercial Litigation
In an action seeking partition and sale of a building on Second Avenue in Manhattan, Jeremy Honig and Michelle Bholan successfully obtained summary judgment for their Plaintiff clients,  50% owners of the building, against the Defendant, the other 50% owner of the building. Plaintiffs sought partition and sale of the building, which was encumbered by …
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Riverso, Honig and Han Victorious in Real Estate Developer Court Proceeding
July 10, 2018 | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Pia Riverso, Jeremy Honig and Lawrence Han were victorious in a proceeding commenced on behalf of their real estate developer client pursuant to Article 4 of the Civil Practice Law and Rules, and Section 881 of the Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law.  The client’s development project was delayed for over 9 months due to …
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Glambosky and Honig Vanquish Former Commercial Tenant on behalf of Naftali Group
July 10, 2018 | Construction | Commercial Litigation
Erez Glambosky and Jeremy Honig scored a significant victory on behalf of developer Naftali Group, by successfully defeating a commercial tenant’s illegal lockout proceeding. The commercial tenant, a Pilates Studio, alleged that it had not surrendered the premises to the landlord. It never gave the landlord the keys or an affidavit acknowledging the surrender. The …
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Glambosky, Honig and Bholan Victorious
April 19, 2018 | Commercial Litigation
Erez Glambosky, Jeremy Honig and Michelle Bholan successfully defeated a motion by plaintiff, a former employee of our client, seeking to re-argue the court’s dismissal of her complaint in which she alleged that she had been unlawfully terminated. In denying Plaintiff’s motion, the Court adhered to its prior determination to dismiss the complaint, noting that …
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Mulè to Host Third BOSS Program
April 12, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On Thursday, May 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Michael Mulè will host the third program in the Business Owners Seminar Series (BOSS) at Rivkin Radler’s offices. The program, “Brick-and-Mortar Matters: Negotiation and Location Strategies,” will discuss issues arising when selecting or expanding your business’s location. Attendees will hear from partners Scott Feuer, Michael Heller, Jeremy Honig, …
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Honig and Bholan Successfully Defeat Motion for Summary Judgment
March 22, 2018 | Commercial Litigation
Jeremy Honig and Michelle Bholan prevailed in defeating a motion seeking summary judgment on a breach of contract claim and to dismiss the counterclaims of their client, a general contractor, for breach of contract and unjust enrichment.  The court, in denying Plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment, held that there were several disputed issues of material …
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Glambosky and Honig Score Major Victory for Landlord
December 22, 2017 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Erez Glambosky and Jeremy Honig scored a major victory on behalf of a landlord in a summary non-primary holdover proceeding after a six-day bench trial in Civil Court, New York County. The crux of the dispute was whether the current occupant of a rent-stabilized unit on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, who was the …
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Grill, Honig, and Schieber Prevail after Framed Issue Hearing
October 9, 2017 | Construction | Commercial Litigation
David M. Grill, Jeremy Honig and Evan Schieber successfully defeated defendant’s motion to compel arbitration of their client’s breach of contract action following a framed issue hearing in Supreme Court, Westchester County. The action was commenced to recover the client’s deposit, which the defendant refused to return following the client’s attempt to cancel purchase orders …
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Glambosky, Honig and Bholan Obtain Dismissal of Complaint Against Client
October 9, 2017 | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Erez Glambosky, Jeremy Honig and Michelle Bholan prevailed in obtaining dismissal of a complaint filed by a former employee of our client alleging that she was unlawfully terminated. After voluntarily discontinuing an identical prior action against our client with prejudice pursuant to a Stipulation of Discontinuance, counsel for the former employee commenced a new action …
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Honig Elected to Board
July 6, 2017 | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Jeremy Honig was elected to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity in Nassau County. Founded in Americus, Georgia, in 1976, Habitat for Humanity has helped build, renovate and repair more than 1 million homes for more than 5 million people around the world. …
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Glambosky, Honig and Gold Obtain Summary Judgment for NYC Owner/Landlord
June 8, 2017 | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Erez Glambosky, Jeremy Honig and Dana Gold obtained summary judgment for their client, a New York City owner/landlord, in a commercial non-payment proceeding in Manhattan.  Following complex motion practice over the course of several months, Glambosky, Honig and Gold successfully obtained a conditional judgment of possession in favor of the owner and a money judgment …
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Glambosky and Honig defeat tenant’s Fair Market Rent Appeal on behalf of developer Naftali Group
October 19, 2016 | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Construction
In a hotly contested landlord-tenant proceeding that has been pending for over three years, Erez Glambosky and Jeremy Honig won a significant victory on behalf of developer/landlord Naftali Group.  In an unprecedented eleven page decision, the Deputy Commissioner of the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal affirmed the Rent Administrator’s underlying order …
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Rivkin Radler Teams With the Mets to Fight Alzheimer’s
August 12, 2016
Jeremy Honig was chosen to sing the National Anthem at Citi Field before the New York Mets faced off against the Arizona Diamondbacks on August 9, 2016. Rivkin Radler teamed with the Mets to create a firm outing at the ballpark. The outing was a great team building opportunity and allowed the entire firm to …
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Grill, Riverso & Honig Victorious on Behalf of Major Developer
April 15, 2016 | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
David M. Grill, Pia E. Riverso and Jeremy Honig secured an order from New York County Supreme Court granting access to a major developer to enter upon adjoining property to install and read monitoring devices and to install and maintain overhead protection as required by the Building Code of the City of New York.  After …
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Rivkin Radler Elects Five New Partners
December 22, 2015 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Intellectual Property | Health Services | Appeals
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Michael Cannata, Nancy Del Pizzo, Jeremy Honig, Michael McIsaac and Amy Wiedmann have been elected Partners. “These attorneys are exceptionally talented and we are proud to call them our partners.  In addition to their impressive legal accomplishments, they are active members …
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Schieber and Honig Victorious
September 30, 2015 | Appeals
Evan Schieber and Jeremy Honig scored a major victory on behalf of a commercial landlord after a multi-day trial in Supreme Court, Suffolk County, in a hotly contested commercial lease dispute. The crux of the action was whether the defendant-tenant exercised an option to renew the lease and was bound through the expiration of the renewal …
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Glambosky and Honig victorious
September 16, 2015 | Appeals
Erez Glambosky and Jeremy Honig obtained a significant victory on behalf of developer/landlord Naftali Group in a fair market rent appeal proceeding before the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal. The Rent Administrator affirmed a prior decision that was issued in April 2015, which decision was subjected to reconsideration upon the tenant’s …
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Glambosky and Honig Defeat a Claim of Unlawful Eviction on Behalf of Naftali Group
August 26, 2015 | Appeals
Erez Glambosky and Jeremy Honig obtained an important victory on behalf of landlord/developer, the Naftali Group, by successfully moving to dismiss an order to show cause by a Petitioner who sought injunctive relief related to an alleged “illegal lockout”. The Petitioner, the wife of a well-known writer for the New York Post (the author of …
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Glambosky and Honig Victorious on Behalf of Naftali Group
May 21, 2015 | Appeals
Erez Glambosky and Jeremy Honig obtained a key victory for developer, Naftali Group, by successfully arguing that Naftali was the prevailing party in a hotly contested holdover proceeding after it was awarded summary judgment.  The Court found that Naftali was entitled to recover reasonable attorneys’ fees from the Respondent pursuant to the lease by virtue …
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Glambosky and Honig Obtain Critical Victory for Naftali Group
April 16, 2015 | Appeals
For the second time this month, Erez Glambosky and Jeremy Honig obtained a critical victory for developer/landlord Naftali Group against a tenant who challenged the regulatory status of his apartment.  The Division of Housing and Community Renewal (“DHCR”) denied the tenant’s fair market rent appeal, rejecting tenant’s argument that the initial rent at the time …
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Glambosky and Honig win on behalf of New York City Landlord.
April 3, 2015 | Appeals
Erez Glambosky and Jeremy Honig obtained an important and substantial victory for developer/landlord Naftali Group in a hotly contested Civil Court, New York County residential holdover proceeding.  The Court granted the landlord’s motion for summary judgment and rejected the tenant’s defense that the apartment was rent stabilized because the prior landlord engaged in a fraudulent …
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Glambosky, Schieber and Honig deliver victory for Board of Managers
August 31, 2014 | Appeals
Erez Glambosky, Evan Schieber and Jeremy Honig won a significant victory on behalf of Windsor Park Condominium (“Windsor Park”).  In this classic David and Goliath narrative, a developer sought to impose upon its neighbor, Windsor Park, burdensome living conditions during the developer’s construction of one of the largest residential buildings in New York City, on …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes Three Associates
May 31, 2014 | Appeals
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Matthew A. Lampert, Jeremy B. Honig and Dana E. Gold have joined the firm as Associates in the Litigation & Appeals Practice Group. “The partnership is delighted to welcome Matthew, Jeremy and Dana.  They add to the stature of our firm and our …
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