Litigation partner and Corporate Investigations chair Anthony Dougherty and Litigation partner Linda Roth’s case involving a wrestler at Bergen Catholic High School who accused his coach of sex abuse was featured in a NorthJersey.com’s article.
Construction chair David Pfeffer and partner Eric Zipkowitz have been named to Euromoney’s Legal Media Group's 2019 Construction & Real Estate Expert Guide, a reference used by in-house counsel worldwide for more than 20 years. This recognition is based on independent research, telephone interviews and general nomination by legal practitioners in more than 90 jurisdictions.
Construction chair David Pfeffer is quoted in Brick Underground’s article, “Closing credits: What are they and why would you negotiate for them?” The article explores the many risks associated with transactions that involve closing credits, which as the article explains, is a sum of money the seller pays the buyer at the closing, helps to reduce the actual price of a property while allowing for a higher recorded selling price. David explains, “If you misrepresent the price in a closing document, that would be a fraud.”
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin managing partner Alan Tarter was featured in a Law360 Law Firm Leaders interview in which he discussed the business and practice of law, the growth of the firm under the 17 years since he founded the firm in which it grew from having just six lawyers to 80 lawyers today and what makes Tarter Krinsky & Drogin a unique place to work, among other topics
Leading mid-size, full-service law firm Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is pleased to announce the promotions of two associates to counsel, Michael Camporeale in the Real Estate and Construction practices and Joel Rosner in the Litigation practice.
Construction chair David Pfeffer was quoted in The Real Deal’s article, "Brooklyn’s Inventory Balloon,” which discusses the concerns some are having in regard to Brooklyn’s many new residential projects and how quickly the inventory can be absorbed. David states, "Developers feel there’s a lot of inventory in most neighborhoods, and sophisticated developers want to see absorption. There’s definitely going to be a pause in the market.” He continues, "We’re in a market that’s cooled off.”
Trusts and Estates counsel Joann Palumbo was featured in a Considerable.com article, “The Estate Planning Move You’ve Got to Get Right.” In the article, which highlights the issues that may arise when naming an executor to a will, Joann explains that there can be trust issues, especially if some family members feel that the person named executor isn’t reliable, or someone who does not make sensible financial decisions.
Labor and Employment chair Laurent Drogin was featured in a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) online article, "New York City Employers: Update Your Policies and Practices for 2019.” He encourages employers to do a comprehensive review of employee manuals and onboarding materials as they head into the new year, and go back and take a look at what 2018 changes they might have missed.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s managing partner Alan Tarter was featured in an Am Law Mid-Market Report article on trends for mid-size firms heading into 2019. In the article written by Alan, he provides his thoughts on industry trends affecting mid-size law firms in the coming year based on his many years of experience as a managing partner and practicing lawyer.
Construction chair David Pfeffer was extensively quoted as a source in Law360’s year-end feature article, "NYC Real Estate Legislation, Regulation to Watch in 2019.” The article covered trends in the legislation and regulation areas that top real estate lawyers in New York will be watching in 2019, and included rezoning in various neighborhoods and the many questions that arise with short-term rentals, which are currently illegal in New York.
Construction chair David Pfeffer was quoted in a recent Law360 article on “Real Estate Cases to Watch in 2019” on the legal implications of short-term rentals in densely populated cities across the United States. The article notes that short-term rentals continue to present a complex set of challenges to lawmakers in cities across the country.
An article written by Stefanie Marrone, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Director of Business Development and Marketing, was named among JD Supra’s top 10 most-read pieces of content of 2018 in both the business development and marketing categories. The article, "Build a Stronger Professional Network Today with These LinkedIn To-Do's,” ranked as the #3 top-read article in the marketing category and the #6 top-read article in the business development category, respectively.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Construction Group chair David Pfeffer played a significant role in the opening of the long-awaited Nitehawk Prospect Park, a 650-seat cinema in the completely redesigned and refurbished historic Pavilion Theater. David has represented founder Matthew Viragh and Nitehawk Cinemas in bringing the innovative concept of dine-in cinemas with alcohol service and film-related programming to NYC since its inception. David has been representing Nitehawk on business and legal services related to the acquisition, financing and construction and development of Nitehawk Prospect Park.
Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith was quoted in Pacer Monitor’s article, “Nicki Minaj Copyright Suit Asks Federal Court to Weigh Inspiration vs Infringement.” The article discusses the recent lawsuit between singer-songwriters Tracy Chapman and Nicki Minaj wherein Chapman alleges Minaj employed the lyrics from her 1988 single “Baby Can I Hold You” after Minaj’s licensing request was denied. At the core of the litigation is whether being inspired by Chapman’s art is an actual infringement on the part of Minaj.
Compliance/Administrative Law and Outdoor Advertising chair Patrick Kilduff was featured in a Billboard Insider article that covered the panel he hosted at the 2018 Outdoor Advertising Association of America Legal Seminar.
On November 15, Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring co-chair Alex Spizz was featured in a Law360 article, "$150M Ch. 7 Deal To Free Ampal From Egypt Gas Row OK'd,” on his recent agreement to settle ongoing international arbitration proceedings involving Ampal-American Israel Corporation, a holding company that primarily acquires interests in Israel-related businesses and owns shares in the East Mediterranean Gas Company (EMG) and the Egyptian Government.
Tarter Krinsky and Drogin ranked among the top five firms in the country that excel in digital marketing efforts in the 2018 Law Firm Digital Marketing Survey. The survey, jointly conducted by Good2bSocial and the Legal Marketing Association, was designed to discover trends and best practices in law firms’ use of digital marketing and social media.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Construction, Real Estate and Labor and Employment practices have once again been named to the 2019 U.S. News Best Law Firms list. The U.S. News Best Law Firms rankings are based on an extensive evaluation process, which includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer review and review of information submitted by law firms.
Litigation associate Jonathan Temchin recently participated in Habitat magazine’s Legal Game Changers for Boards video series where professionals in key fields of co-op and condo board governance and building management answer common questions in their areas of expertise.
Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring co-chair Alex Spizz was featured in Calcalist, an Israeli daily newspaper, on his client Ampal’s debt settlement. At the company’s bondholders’ meeting in Tel Aviv, Alex stated, “Ampal will receive $173 million which should result in bondholders receiving at least 50 cents on every dollar of debt.”
Construction chair David Pfeffer was featured in a Commercial Observer article that covered its 2nd Annual Healthcare Construction Forum, a half-day conference that explored the current national and regional healthcare issues in construction markets.
Thirty lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2018 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as top lawyers in New York. The annual Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in New York for their professional achievements. Lawyers are selected through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
International and Retail Group Chair, and Italy practice Co-Chair Giuliano Iannaccone was featured in an Am Law Mid-Market Report article, "A Broad Path For Midsize Firms Making it Abroad.” The article focused on how some mid-size firms are serving their international client base.
Construction partner Laurie Stanziale was quoted in September 1 The Real Deal article, "The Construction Unions at a Crossroads,” which explored the growing shift of New York developers to using nonunion, open-shop labor in favor of union labor on their major construction projects.