Warshaw Burstein Wins Appeal with Significant Consequences for Many Owners of Rent-Stabilized Properties04/23/2021
Decision ensures previously deregulated preferential rent apartments have not been “re-regulated”
Lisa Liu Featured in Fordham University Business and Law "In Conversation" Video Series01/11/2021
Lisa Liu discusses her career in real estate law, her involvement in the Asian Real Estate Association of America, and her advice for law students and young lawyers in this episode of Fordham University's Business and Law series.
The Savings Clause: Issues in Foreclosure Defense Cases12/30/2020
Partner Pankaj Malik and associate Melissa J. Montenes dive into a case raising novel issues that will impact New York foreclosure law. While the case is currently pending before Appellate Division, 2nd Department, once closed, it is expected to provide useful guidance in foreclosure cases and other matters where CPLR §205(a) is at issue.
Thirteen Warshaw Burstein Lawyers Ranked as 2020 Super Lawyers10/29/2020 | Super Lawyers
Thirteen Warshaw Burstein lawyers were ranked as 2020 Super Lawyers in their respective practice areas in the New York Metro area, including four lawyers who were ranked on the Rising Stars list.
Maxwell Breed Featured on the Fordham Business and Law Association (FBLA) in Conversation Podcast10/28/2020 | Fordham Business and Law Association (FBLA) in Conversation Podcast
The Fordham Business and Law Association (FBLA) in Conversation podcast recently featured an interview with partner Maxwell Breed.
Ally Hack Quoted in Law360 Article on Implications of Stay on Commercial Evictions in NYC Until September 48/24/2020 | Law360
Partner Ally Hack was quoted in a Law360 article that delves into recently issued court guidance saying that commercial tenants can't be evicted in New York City until September 4 at the earliest, which will cause evictions stemming from the financial fallout of the coronavirus pandemic to likely be delayed much longer. This is due to the fact that commercial eviction cases filed in civil court after March 17 are stayed until at least September 5, when an order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo suspending filing deadlines comes up for renewal.
Ally Hack to Moderate the Muslim American Society of New York’s Virtual Town Hall Meeting8/24/2020
Partner Ally Hack will moderate the Muslim American Society (MAS) of New York’s Virtual Town Hall meeting on August 24 at 8pm, which will feature Staten Island Congressman (District 11) Max Rose, New York State Senator (District 22) Andrew Gournades, New York City Councilman (District 43) Justin Brannan and New York State Senate Deputy Chief of Staff Brandon Patterson. The speakers will discuss upcoming legislations and regulations, and will meet virtually with consitituents.
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Ally Hack to Speak on a St. John’s University School of Law Mattone Institute CLE Webinar on Commercial Leasing Amidst the Pandemic08/04/2020On August 4 at 2pm ET, partner Ally Hack will be a featured speaker at a St. John’s University School of Law Mattone Institute CLE Webinar on “Commercial Leasing Amidst the Pandemic.” Ally and his co-panelists will discuss how leases are being amended, worked out and litigated to reflect post-pandemic economic realities and pitfalls to be avoided.
The panelists will also discuss recent actions against landlords alleging common law excuses for performance, and actions against business interruption insurers, common law doctrines of impossibility and frustration of purpose and lease provisions likely to be litigated in the wake of the pandemic, including force majeure, insurance requirements, co-tenancy and casualty provisions
The Cares Act Amended: Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 20206/9/2020
If you have already received a PPP loan, the PPP Flexibility Act will not allow you to apply for or receive a second loan. With respect to loans applied for after enactment of the PPP Flexibility Act, although the covered period has been extended to 24 weeks, there has been no change to the maximum loan amount that can be borrowed under the PPP - it remains 2.5 times a borrower's one-month average payroll cost, as determined under the existing PPP application.
Martin Siegel and Ally Hack Co-Author Law360 Article on Executing NY Contracts While Working From Home6/4/2020 | Law360
Partners Martin Siegel and Ally Hack co-authored a Law360 article on executing NY contracts while working from home. In the article, Martin and Ally explore how lawyers can satisfy the New York Statute of Frauds remotely using technology to help facilitate deals and make contractual commitments such as by using mobile phones and videoconferencing tools, including Zoom, BlueJeans or Skype For Business