The First Appellate District affirmed in part and reversed in part a judgment. The court held that a landlord’s litigation privilege barred tenants from showing a probability of prevailing on causes of action arising from the landlord’s allegedly wrongful attempts to evict the tenants.
Peter Levis leased an apartment from 1100 Park Lane Associates. He arranged to sublet the apartment to Konrad Feldman and his wife. Levis and the Feldmans spoke with Park Lane’s attorney, Jon Seigel, who requested certain financial records from the Feldmans and then approved the sublease contingent on Levis’s and the Feldmans’ execution of an addendum to Levis’s lease. The addendum was executed and delivered to Seigel. Levis moved out. ˇhe Feldmans moved in.