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Grill and Schieber Prevail on Summary Judgment Motion in Favor of DC Landlord
January 19, 2021 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
David M. Grill and Evan R. Schieber recently scored a major victory for a landlord client in an action against a commercial law firm tenant. The action was for breach of a lease due to the tenant’s abandonment of the premises and failure to pay rent. In National Association of Water Companies v CKR Law, …
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Grill and Schieber Obtain Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Brooklyn Condominium
November 20, 2020 | Construction | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Rivkin Radler LLP recently obtained the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against the developer of a Brooklyn condominium by purchasers of a multi-million-dollar apartment. David M. Grill and Evan R. Schieber represented the developer. The purchasers brought on an emergency application, by order to show cause, seeking to stay the closing pending an adjudication of …
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Grill and Feuer Represent Regional Developer in Leasing Warehouse
November 19, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On October 23, 2020, David M. Grill and Scott Feuer represented a regional developer in the leasing of an approximately 283,000 square foot warehouse and distribution center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to a major national retailer. …
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Rivkin Radler Recognized in U.S. News’ 2021 Best Law Firms List
November 5, 2020
Rivkin Radler is pleased to announce that the Firm has been named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list for 2021. The Firm was ranked in the following regions and practice areas: Metropolitan Tier 1 Albany: Health Care Law Long Island: Elder Law, Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Litigation-Health Care, Trusts …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 28, 2020 | Trusts & Estates | Medical Malpractice Defense | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | General Liability | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 23 attorneys were named to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 13 attorneys were named 2020 New York Metro Rising Stars. Following is a list of attorneys, the practice areas for which they were recognized, and the years they were included …
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Glambosky and Meisel Defeat Tenant’s Illegal Lockout Claim
October 23, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
In a hotly contested proceeding in New York County Landlord-Tenant Court, wherein our landlord client was facing potential liability for treble damages and an order directing restoration of possession to the tenant, Erez Glambosky and Matthew Meisel successfully persuaded the Court to dismiss the tenant’s petition, with prejudice, and grant a judgment in favor of …
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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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Grill and Schieber Successful in Representation of Sponsor-Developer
September 17, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
David M. Grill and Evan R. Schieber successfully represented a sponsor-developer sued for fraud in connection with a condominium offering. In Arisa 5 Franklin LLC v Broadway 371, LLC et al, Supreme Court, New York County, Index No. 154600/2018, the plaintiff, who was the purchaser of the commercial unit, claimed that the sponsor had materially …
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Grill and Schieber Achieve Summary Judgment Dismissal
September 17, 2020 | Commercial Litigation
David M. Grill and Evan R. Schieber prevailed in defeating a motion seeking summary judgment on a breach of contract claim against our client, an equipment lessee. Although there was no dispute that the client failed to make payments due under the equipment lease, we persuaded the Court that material issues of fact existed as …
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18 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America© – 4 Named ‘Lawyer of the Year’
August 26, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Trusts & Estates
Uniondale, New York – August 26, 2020 – The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2021. For the first time, four Rivkin attorneys, all based in the firm’s Long Island office, have been named Lawyer of the Year: Attorney                                Practice Area Barry I. Levy                           Litigation-Health …
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