Construction


Grill and Schieber Obtain Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Brooklyn Condominium
November 20, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Construction
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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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 28, 2020 | Bankruptcy | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Medical Malpractice Defense
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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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 …
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18 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America© – 4 Named ‘Lawyer of the Year’
August 26, 2020 | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Employment & Labor | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Construction
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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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 …
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Glambosky On Webcast Concerning NY Court of Appeals’ HSTPA Rulings on Retroactivity
April 20, 2020 | Construction | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
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 …
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Riverso and De La Hoz Obtain Preliminary Injunction Without an Evidentiary Hearing
February 24, 2020 | Commercial Litigation | Construction
In a trespass action, Pia E. Riverso and Catalina E. De La Hoz obtained a preliminary injunction in favor of the firm’s clients, two owners of adjoining property in Brooklyn, NY. The two homeowners commenced an action against the defendants — adjoining property owners — after the defendants’ encroached on the plaintiffs’ properties during their …
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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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Ade Speaks to Construction Law Committee on Insurance Issues and Arbitration
November 14, 2019 | Construction | Insurance Coverage
Brian Ade was a member of the panel in a November 13 program sponsored by the Bergen County Bar Association Construction Law Committee.  The program was entitled “Arbitration: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Client.”   Brian spoke about common insurance issues in construction litigation and arbitration. …
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Tartaglia Obtains Summary Judgment in $1M Breach of Contract and Negligence Case
August 21, 2019 | Construction | Professional Liability
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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