Patricia Kane

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Patricia Kane is the Courts Editor for the New York Law Journal.

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  • New York Law Journal

    Realty Law Digest

    February 20, 2018

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses the foreclosure case “Weiss v. Phillips,” where the court held that a mortgagee's interest was not voided because the mortgagors had acquired the property by fraud. 

  • New York Law Journal

    Negotiating RPAPL §881 License Agreements

    February 20, 2018

    Adam Leitman Bailey John Desiderio and Joanna Peck discuss practical considerations for parties to consider when negotiating §881 licensing agreements, noting that although §881 was once described as a “little-used law” it is now required reading for all attorneys with developer clients seeking to build in New York City.

  • New York Law Journal

    Realty Law Digest

    February 13, 2018

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses “92 Cooper Assn. v. Roughton-Hester,” "BR 31 LLC v. Landess," and "Matter of New Creek Bluebelt, Phase 3, Baycrest Manor Inc. v. City of New York."

  • New York Law Journal

    The Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act

    February 13, 2018

    In their Transactional Real Estate column, Peter E. Fisch and Mitchell L. Berg discuss the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) which was enacted to protect the interests of suppliers and sellers of perishable agricultural commodities and write that while it would appear to have little relevance to real estate transactions, it has become a matter of some concern to lenders and title insurance companies who are often concerned that when the borrower is an entity subject to PACA, the PACA trust will effectively create a superpriority lien against real property that could prime a recorded mortgage lien.

  • New York Law Journal

    Realty Law Digest

    February 06, 2018

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses “Fleetwood Commons Inc. v. Fredericks,” where the court held under the business judgment rule that a co-op board’s determination to terminate the proprietary lease was within the scope of its authority, and “90 Elizabeth Apt. v. Eng,” a landlord-tenant case where the court found for the tenant, holding that unlike under rent stabilization, an occupant entitled to succession to a rent-controlled tenancy has no affirmative obligation to do anything to assert his or her claim.

  • New York Law Journal

    On the Move

    February 05, 2018

    Robert Isackson joins Leason Ellis as a partner - and other announcements of lawyers recently on the move.

  • New York Law Journal

    Realty Law Digest

    January 30, 2018

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses two landlord-tenant cases:  “Wheeler Ave. Laundry v. Modern Yonkers Realty,” and “Pinchback v. Foreman.”

  • New York Law Journal

    Ben Brafman: Federal Judge's New Novel Is "Riveting" Ride Through Brooklyn Criminal Court's Underbelly

    January 26, 2018

    In his thrilling novel, Judge Frederic Block takes us on a fast-paced ride through the underbelly of the New York State Criminal Justice System. Writing from the perspective of an experienced U.S. District Judge and former criminal defense attorney, Block deftly navigates through the streets and courts of Kings County as only a seasoned veteran would be able to do.

  • New York Law Journal

    Realty Law Digest

    January 23, 2018

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses “Free People of PA LLC v. Delshah 60 Ninth LLC,” a commercial landlord-tenant case stemming from a landlord delivering premises approximately one year late.. Neither side was a prevailing party.

  • New York Law Journal

    Realty Law Digest

    January 16, 2018

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses the landlord-tenant case "Lumiram Dev. v. Empire State Crossfit," and the land-use case "Committee for a Sustainable Waterfront v. Planning Board of The City of Glen Cove."

  • New York Law Journal

    Avoiding Pitfalls When Using Lists in Legal Documents

    January 16, 2018

    In their Financing column, Jeffrey B. Steiner and Jason R. Goldstein discuss the potential for unintended consequences resulting from the misuse of list-qualifying phrases such as "i.e." "e.g." and "including," and advise legal drafters to use caution before using them in legal documents.

  • New York Law Journal

    Realty Law Digest

    January 09, 2018

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses a commercial landlord-tenant case“The Art Factory v. 740-748 Hicks Realty,” where a tenant asserted the landlord failed to cooperate to legalize the building. The court found that the tenant failed to meet the criteria for a CPLR 6301 preliminary injunction.

  • New York Law Journal

    Realty Law Digest

    January 02, 2018

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses “Matter of the Home of The Sages of Israel," a case that illustrates the types of disputes which are occurring throughout the country among factions of religious congregations with respect to proposed sales of congregational properties.

  • New York Law Journal |Analysis

    Realty Law Digest

    December 27, 2017

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses Kesoglides v. Marine Terrace Associates and 388 Broadway v. Salaway.

  • New York Law Journal

    Realty Law Digest

    December 19, 2017

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses “Motta v. Sheehan,” a landlord-tenant case where the court restored the petitioner to possession of the premises after the receiver illegally evicted her without a judgment of possession and warrant of eviction.

  • New York Law Journal |Analysis

    Bitcoin and the Real Estate Lawyer

    December 19, 2017

    Elizabeth Jaikaran looks at the counseling issues at play when cryptocurrency is used to fund real estate transactions, and discusses the first wholly Bitcoin-funded real estate transaction, which closed in September of this year.

  • New York Law Journal

    Departmental Divide on Shareholder Family Occupancy

    December 12, 2017

    Adam Leitman Bailey and Dov Treiman discuss a split among the First and Second Department Appellate Divisions on their interpretations of a common clause in proprietary leases for cooperative apartments relating to whether a proprietary lessee must live in the apartment simultaneously with a close family member for the family member’s occupancy to be legal under the proprietary lease.

  • New York Law Journal |Analysis

    Realty Law Digest

    December 05, 2017

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses “Divya Dham Sevashram Sangha v. Gita Temple-Ashram,” a case of interest since so many religious institutions have elected to sell their properties because they cannot afford to operate, repair and maintain them and these organizations often need the sale proceeds in order to continue and expand their religious mission.

  • New York Law Journal

    Recognition for Lawyers

    December 04, 2017

    Steven M. Goldman, a partner in Kramer Levin’s New York office, was named to New Jersey Governor-Elect Phil Murphy’s legal transition committee; Frank Carone, a partner at Abrams Fensterman, has been appointed chair of the NYSBA's newly formed Committee on Transportation Law; and other honors and appointments.

  • New York Law Journal |In Brief

    On the Move

    November 29, 2017

    Keith L. Krasney has joined Morgan Lewis as a partner in the firm’s structured transactions practice. He was previously at Locke Lord. Martin…

  • New York Law Journal |Expert Opinion |Analysis

    Realty Law Digest

    November 28, 2017

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses “Matter of the Application of the City of N.Y.,” a case of interest given the importance of the “project influence rule” and the proliferation of developments which utilized transfers of air rights.

  • New York Law Journal

    Realty Law Digest

    November 14, 2017

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses “Gennarelli v. Cherkovsky, Elton Owner v. Payne, and Zandieh v. Polkosnik.

  • New York Law Journal |In Brief

    Recognition for Lawyers

    November 08, 2017

    Milberg partner Ariana J. Tadler has been appointed by Chief Justice John Roberts to serve as a member of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules, and other honors and appointments.

  • New York Law Journal

    Realty Law Digest

    November 07, 2017

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses “Primer Construction v. Empire City Subway Company,” a construction case where a contractor sued a utility company to recover the costs of construction and “Hudson City Savings Bank v. Woodard, ” dealing with a residential foreclosure action.

  • New York Law Journal |Expert Opinion

    'Roberts v. Tishman': What's New?

    October 31, 2017

    In their Rent Regulation column, Warren Estis and Jeffrey Turkel explore recent case law addressing issues stemming from 'Roberts v. Tishman,' including fraud, treble damages, rent freezes due to failure to register, and an owner’s right to seek luxury deregulation for stabilized apartments after J-51 benefits expire.

  • New York Law Journal |Analysis

    Realty Law Digest

    October 31, 2017

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses "Jovic v. Blue," "Liev v. Jones," "Ciampa Bell v. Han," and "Leonard H. Shapiro Revocable Living Trust v. Achenbaum."

  • New York Law Journal |Analysis

    Realty Law Digest

    October 24, 2017

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses 'Nick and Duke v. New York Housing Preservation', where it was held that a housing agency's failure to ensure notice constituted a Due Process Claim.

  • New York Law Journal

    Court Notes

    October 18, 2017

    CourtNotes, offered exclusively by the New York Law Journal, is a comprehensive listing of news and updates from the Federal, State and Appellate Courts. CourtNotes is updated on a daily basis to bring you the most current information happening in the New York Courts today.

  • New York Law Journal |Analysis

    Realty Law Digest

    October 17, 2017

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses “Hahn v. Hagar” where the court held that development rights are considered 'real property' under RPAPL §1602; but that the plaintiffs failed to establish their entitlement to relief pursuant to that statute, and “Bodenstab v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp,” which involved 16 consolidated cases arising from the contamination of groundwater.

  • New York Law Journal |Analysis

    Representation and Warranty Insurance

    October 17, 2017

    In their Transactional Real Estate column, Peter Fisch and Mitchell Berg of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison discuss representation and warranty insurance which has become commonplace in M&A transactions. They offer the question of whether real estate transactions will follow suit, and conclude that "for more complex transactions, where traditional due diligence may fall short or be impractical, or where an entity rather than an asset is being acquired, the answer may be yes."

  • New York Law Journal |News

    On the Move

    October 13, 2017

    • White & Case has promoted the following nine New York-based lawyers to its partnership: Robert Counihan and Ryan Johnson, global Intellectual property;…

  • New York Law Journal

    Realty Law Digest

    October 10, 2017

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses “Pelham 1130 v. Cause” and “Cece & Cov. U.S. Bank.”

  • New York Law Journal |Analysis

    Sheltering the Homeless in Rent Stabilized Units

    October 10, 2017

    Adam Leitman Bailey and Dov Treiman discuss how, with homeless populations continuing to swell and charitable organizations looking to help house them, a thorough understanding of the applicable principles of rent stabilization is becoming increasingly essential. They discuss the recent decision of the Appellate Term, First Department in '2363 ACP Pineapple v. Iris House,' which they find highlights practitioners’ misunderstanding of the theoretical issues involved.

  • New York Law Journal |News

    On the Move

    October 06, 2017

    Jennifer Hurley McGay has joined Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, Day Pitney has added Peter J. Bilfield and Steven M. Gold, Kasowitz Benson Torres has promoted several attorneys, and more.

  • New York Law Journal |Expert Opinion

    Realty Law Digest

    October 03, 2017

    In his Realty Law Digest column, Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law discusses “36 East 20th Str. Realty v. Parea Group,” where a landlord's knowledge of its tenant's installation flagpole led to the dismissal of an eviction proceeding, and “Westbury Senior Living v. Clements,” where the court held that the assisted care facility at issue could not use a special proceeding to sue guarantors.

  • New York Law Journal

    On the Move

    October 02, 2017

    Richard H. Walker, former Director of Enforcement at the SEC and global general counsel of Deutsche Bank, has joined King & Spalding, among other announcements.

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