Legal Services.  

Legal Services:

  • Business Litigation in all Courts
  • Administrative Investigations and Hearings
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Mediation and Settlement of Business Disputes

Representative Matters:

  • Defended condominium developer in an action by the board of directors alleging breaches of fiduciary duties.
  • Represented minority stakeholder in a commercial arbitration proceeding seeking an accounting and dissolution of a group of affiliated marine construction companies.
  • Prosecuted claim for damages and injunctive relief for constitutional torts under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and New York State law on behalf of vehicle towing company.
  • Pursued claim by commercial real estate broker in an action for a commission after the sale of a valuable parcel of properties.
  • Advocated for a policy holder in an insurance coverage action against an insurance carrier and TPA in connection with multiple disclaimers of coverage under a commercial general liability policy.

Reported Decisions:

Loyal Tire & Auto Ctr., Inc. v. Town of Woodbury, 445 F.3d 136 (2d Cir. 2006) (Sotomayor, J.).

Kevin Spence & Sons, Inc. v. Boar’s Head Provisions Co., Inc., 5 A.D.3d 352, 774 N.Y.S.2d 56 (2d Dep’t 2004).

Levenherz v. Povinelli, 14 A.D.3d 658, 789 N.Y.S.2d 295 and 14 A.D.2d 659, 789 N.Y.S.2d 294 (2d Dep’t 2005).

Mancini v. Hardscrabble Road Commons Assocs, 31 A.D.2d 719, 820 N.Y.S.2d 284 (2d Dep’t 2006), appeal dismissed, 7 N.Y.3d 921, 827 N.Y.S.2d 690 (2006).

151 Route 17M Assocs., LLC v. Zoning Bd. Of Appeals of the Village of Harriman, 19 A.D.3d 422, 796 N.Y.S.2d 422 (2d Dep’t 2005), leave to appeal denied, 6  N.Y.3d 709, 813 N.Y.S.2d 45 (2006).

Ortega v. Trefz, 44 A.D.3d 916, 845 N.Y.S.2d 73 (2d Dep’t 2007).

Atlantic Express Transportation Corp. v. Weeks Marine, Inc., 22 Misc.3d 847, 869 N.Y.S.2d 326 (Sup. Ct. Richmond Co. 2008), affirmed in part and reversed in part  68 A.D.3d 903, 892 N.Y.S.2d 437  (2d Dep’t  2009).

Rautenstrauch v. Bakhru, 93 A.D.3d 836, 940 N.Y.S.2d 895 (2d Dep’t 2012).