DEFENSE FORECLOSURE OF A HOTEL LITIGATION

Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of Queens: We represented owner of Holiday Inn hotel in action brought by lender. Court dismissed $22,000,000 foreclosure lawsuit against our client as we proved that the lender was not the holder of the mortgage note. Hall Long Island City, LLC v. Queens Plaza North, LLC Read More

DEFENSE OF REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE COMMISSION LAWSUIT

Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of Kings: We represented seller of $9,500,000 building in action brought by real estate broker. Court granted summary judgment in favor of our client because we proved that the real estate broker's license had lapsed at the time that the broker allegedly brought about the deal. Coldwell Banker Mid Plaza Real Estate Inc. v. Guindi Read More

LABOR LAW / FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT – PROSECUTION AND AWARD OF SUMMARY GRANTED IN UNDERPAYMENT OF WAGES COLLECTIVE ACTION

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York: We represented class action plaintiff tow truck personnel in action against employer for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York Labor Laws. Summary judgment granted in favor of our clients in class action. D'Arpa v. Runway Towing Corp. Read More

LEAD PAINT LAWSUIT DEFENSE

Supreme Court, Kings County: We represented defendant landlord in a lead paint lawsuit from Plaintiff claiming lead paint injuries caused to infant. Court granted our motion to dismiss lawsuit after seven years of litigation due to Plaintiff's failure to comply with discovery. Javeed v. 3619 Realty Corp. Read More

SURROGATE’S COURT LITIGATION

Surrogate's Court, Nassau County: We obtained order of possession and warrant of eviction to eject former spouse of the deceased. Estate of Anna Marie Brokopp Read More

LAWSUIT FOR ANTICYBERSQUATTING CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York: We represented Montana Jewelry in an Anti Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, breach of contract claim. Court denied defendants motion to dismiss. Case settled. Montana Jewelry, Inc v. Risis Read More

COMMERCIAL LANDLORD-TENANT LITIGATION – OBTAINED JUDGMENT TERMINATING 27 YEARS REMAINING ON LEASE

Supreme Court, Kings County, Commercial Division: We represented the landlord in a declaratory judgment action to terminate 27 year lease due to tenant's failure to install fire alarm. Summary judgment granted to our client and our client awarded attorney's fees as the prevailing party. PS Food Corp. v. Granville Payne Retail LLC Read More