The Chanin Building, 122 East 42nd Street, Suite 725, New York, New York 10168

Category: Business & Complex Litigation

Summary Judgment And Successful Appeal In $500,000 Debt Guarantee Case

Our firm obtained summary judgment on an action to enforce a guarantee on a $500,000 debt owed to a distributor of petroleum products. The guarantor tries to argue that the debt

Toxic Waste: Product Liability

We protected our client, a manufacturer of measuring equipment, from being a part of a large lawsuit when others were to blame for a toxic spill. When an oil delivery

Partnership Litigation: Recusal Of Judge

We protected our client when his ex-partner’s best friend was the only judge in the county. All politics are local, and sometimes politics gets in the way of fairness. We

Obtained Dismissal Of Breach Of Contract Suit Against A School District

Our firm successfully defended a school district on an appeal in an action by an employee claiming breach of contract. The Appellate Division upheld the lower court finding that the

Seizure Of Assets—TRO Dissolved

We proved to a federal judge that her order to freeze our client’s assets was wrong, and succeeded in having her immediately vacate the order. Our client was sued by

Court Awarded Surety Full Reimbursement Of $150,000 From The Defaulting Contractor

Our firm obtained summary judgment on behalf of a performance bond surety against a contractor whose bid to complete a project was accepted by the surety. When the contractor for

Obtained Stays Preventing Gasoline Distributor/Franchisors From Evicting The Tenant/Franchisees

In two separate cases, our firm obtained a stay of an attempt by a gasoline distributor/ franchisor to evict a tenant/franchisee from a gasoline station when the distributor/franchisor failed to

Real Estate Litigation: Motion To Dismiss Granted

We prevented a harassment lawsuit from being used to halt a successful real estate sale. A real estate developer purchased an old house in an exclusive neighborhood with the intention

Tax Litigation

We stopped a town from imposing an unlawful tax on our client, a townhouse community. A large townhouse community on Long Island discovered that the town was charging it thousands

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The Chanin Building, 122 East 42nd Street, Suite 725, New York, New York 10168

Toll Free: (800) 745-1755
Phone: (212) 608-5445

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