David has been recognized again as one of the top real estate attorneys in New York by the legal publisher Thomas Reuters. The listing is here.
As noted in a previous post David scored a big win for tenants in buildings in receipt of J-51 tax abatements when he convinced a Housing Court judge to vacate a stipulation signed by a tenant without benefit of counsel. In that stipulation, the tenant agreed to pay the full rent claimed due by the landlord […]
Collective living arrangements, where each tenant has his or her own bedroom and share kitchen, bath and living areas, are very common in residential lofts. Landlords have argued that these arrangements are akin to single-room occupancy hotels [“SRO’s”] and, as such, cannot be covered by the Loft Law. In a decision after a five-day trial issued […]