Recent News - Construction


Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 28, 2020 | Health Services | Professional Liability | Insurance Coverage | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Medical Malpractice Defense | Trusts & Estates | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | General Liability

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 in Super Lawyers.

Read More
Share this article:
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

Read More
Share this article:
Honig, Jaffe and Antar Win Summary Judgment In Multi-Million Dollar Construction Arbitration
September 23, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Construction

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

Read More
Share this article:
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

Read More
Share this article:
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

Read More
Share this article:
18 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America© – 4 Named ‘Lawyer of the Year’
August 26, 2020 | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates

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 Care

Brian S. Conneely                  Employment Law-Management

Wendy H.

Read More
Share this article:
Grill and Feuer Represent New York City Developer in 150,000 Square Foot Headquarters Lease in Brooklyn, New York
June 22, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

On January 17, 2020, David M. Grill and Scott Feuer represented a New York City developer in the leasing of an approximately 150,000 square foot industrial building in Brooklyn, New York to a regional food bank.

Read More
Share this article:
Schieber and Gise Win Summary Judgment in Construction Defect Case
May 12, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation | Construction

Evan R. Schieber and David Gise received a sweeping victory for the firm’s clients that may have far reaching implications for construction defect claims in New York.  In the Board of Managers Of The Latitude Riverdale Condominium v. 3585 Owner, LLC et. al., Supreme Court, Bronx County, Index No. 27319/2016E, the Board of Managers sought

Read More
Share this article:
Glambosky On Webcast Concerning NY Court of Appeals’ HSTPA Rulings on Retroactivity
April 20, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation | Construction

Erez Glambosky was recently interviewed for a webcast concerning the impact of a New York State Court of Appeals rulings.

Earlier this month the New York Court of Appeals ruled in four separate cases that with regard to the retroactive application of the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act (HSTPA) of 2019, “the overcharge calculation

Read More
Share this article:
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

Read More
Share this article:
Previous PageNext Page

Get legal updates and news delivered to your inbox