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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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Schieber, Wilck and Panagopoulos Join Forces for Real Estate Endeavor
November 21, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Construction
Evan Schieber and David Wilck garnered a significant victory for a condominium unit owner on the Upper East Side in litigation commenced against a famed New York developer arising out of the developer’s alleged misrepresentations and non-disclosures in the condominium offering plan.  The firm negotiated a settlement agreement where the Sponsor was forced to repurchase …
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Tare Victorious at Trial in Non-Primary Residence Case
November 14, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Joshua Tare prevailed in a summary non-primary holdover proceeding on behalf of a Manhattan landlord after a multi-day trial in New York County. The issue at trial was whether or not the daughter-in-law of the deceased tenant of record of a rent-stabilized apartment could establish a right to succeed to her father-in-law’s tenancy. During the …
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Glambosky Shares Perspective on Evicting a Subletter with the NYT
November 11, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Erez Glambosky was quoted in a November 9, 2019, New York Times “Ask Real Estate” piece that explores whether an unruly subtenant may be evicted and by whom. “It was the shareholder who installed this individual, and the shareholder is responsible,” Erez said. “Ultimately the shareholder is the one who has to take action.” To …
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Schieber Secures Major Victory
October 14, 2019 | Commercial Litigation
In a case of first impression under New York Law, Evan Schieber secured a major victory for Kings Premium Service Corp.  In Adebowale v Kings Premium Service Corp. at al., the Court dismissed in its entirety an action  brought against the Kings Premium Service Corp., a financing company, for damage allegedly incurred by an insured …
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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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Tartaglia Obtains Summary Judgment in $1M Breach of Contract and Negligence Case
August 21, 2019 | Professional Liability | Construction
Stan Tartaglia obtained summary judgment dismissing the Complaint and awarding judgment on the Counterclaim on behalf of the client, an engineering firm, in a suit in which the plaintiff asserted multiple causes of action, including breach of contract. The plaintiff, a school district, alleged that our client breached its contract by failing to provide proper …
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Glambosky Presents at CBRE Roundtable
July 17, 2019
Erez Glambosky with be a speaker at a rent regulation roundtable presented by CBRE. The discussion will be held on Tuesday, July 30 from 5-7 pm at 200 Park Ave., New York City. The program will discuss recently adopted changes to the City’s rent regulation polices and its impact on the residential market.   …
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Riverso a Speaker at Manhattan College’s W.I.S.E. Internship Program
June 19, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Construction
For the second year, Pia E. Riverso participated in the Manhattan College W.I.S.E. (Women Inspiring Successful Enterprise) Summer Funded Internship Program professional development series.  Riverso presented to a group of female students who were selected from the college based on their scholastic and community achievements to participate in summer intern programs in various businesses in …
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Honig quoted in THE CITY
June 14, 2019 | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Construction
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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