Experience

Successful Negotiation of Construction Defect Settlements

Successfully negotiated numerous construction defects settlements with condominium sponsors.

Won Matter on Appeal for Coalition of Cooperative Apartment Buildings

Won a major victory from the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division, First Department on behalf of a coalition of cooperative apartment buildings. The coalition was formed to challenge the transformation of an historic church building, located at 583 Park Avenue in a residentially zoned neighborhood in Manhattan, New York, into a commercial catering hall. The Appellate Division reversed a trial court ruling and reinstated the determination of the New York State Liquor Authority to deny the caterer’s application for a liquor license. The Appellate Division accepted the coalition’s arguments, including that the caterer had dramatically transformed the church building so that it lost its primary use as a house of worship.

Developed Documentation for Individual Unit Expansion

Developed documentation for the expansion of individual units through the sale, leasing and licensing of hallway, yard, roof and other public spaces.

Multimillion-Dollar Mortgage Financings for Housing Cooperatives, Property Owners

Advised borrowers on financing structure and terms, and closed hundreds of millions of dollars of underlying and construction mortgage financings for housing cooperatives and other property owners.

Developed Compliance Protocols for Government-Enforced Real Estate Regulations

Developed protocols for compliance with lead-based paint, conflicts disclosure, anti-discrimination, fireplace, sprinkler and other government regulations.

Anti-Harassment Training and Compliance

Developed anti-sexual harassment training for board members and anti-sexual harassment and other anti-discrimination and anti-harassment policies for board adoption.

Successful Challenge to a Decision by the Metropolitan Transit Authority Concerning Siting of a Subway Entrance

As a result of challenge by several neighboring buildings, an attempt by the Metropolitan Transit Authority to site a subway entrance mid-block on a busy street was abandoned and the entrance was moved to a new site as had been requested by the community.

Favorable Settlement for Condo Association in Discrimination Matter

Litigated and negotiated with the U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of a condominium association to obtain a favorable settlement in a housing discrimination matter regarding alleged service animals.

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Boston, MA
800 Boylston St.
30th Floor
Boston, MA 02199
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Denver, CO
4643 S. Ulster St.
Suite 800
Denver, CO 80237
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Dublin, Ireland
Fitzwilliam Hall, Fitzwilliam Place
Dublin 2, Ireland
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Edwardsville, IL
115 N. Second St.
Edwardsville, IL 62025
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Jefferson City, MO
101 E. High St.
First Floor
Jefferson City, MO 65101
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Kansas City, MO
2345 Grand Blvd.
Suite 1500
Kansas City, MO 64108
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Las Vegas, NV
1980 Festival Plaza Drive, Suite 750
One Summerlin
Las Vegas, NV 89135
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Las Vegas, Nevada
London, England
Royal College of Surgeons of England
38-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3PE
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Miami, FL
355 Alhambra Circle
Suite 1250
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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New York, NY
7 Times Square, 44th Floor
New York, NY 10036
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Orange County, CA
19800 MacArthur Boulevard
Suite 300
Irvine, CA 92612
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Philadelphia, PA
2005 Market Street
29th Floor, One Commerce Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Princeton, NJ
100 Overlook Center
Second Floor
Princeton, NJ 08540
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Salt Lake City, UT
222 South Main St.
Suite 1830
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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St. Louis, MO
7700 Forsyth Blvd.
Suite 1800
St. Louis, MO 63105
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Washington, D.C.
1050 Connecticut Avenue NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
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Wilmington, DE
1007 North Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
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