• Matter of Carr v. De Blasio

    Publication Date: 2021-07-21
    Practice Area: Civil Rights | Criminal Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Anil Singh
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondents: Alvin Bragg and Rachel Welt of counsel, New York Law School Racial Justice Project, New York, and Gideon Orion Oliver of counsel, Law Offices of Gideon Oliver, New York.
    for defendant: For Appellants: Richard P. Dearing, Claude S. Platton and Elina Druker of counsel, James E. Johnson, Corporation Counsel, New York.

    Case Number: 101332/19

    Summary City Charter §1109 Inquiry Into Police Actions During Death of Eric Garner Upheld

  • Matter of Comm. for Envtly. Sound Dev. v. Amsterdam Ave. Redev. Assocs. LLC

    Publication Date: 2021-03-08
    Practice Area: Land Use and Planning | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Anil Singh
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondents: Richard D. Emery, Katherine Rosenfeld and Samuel Shapiro of counsel, Emery Celli Brinckerhoff Abady Ward & Maazel LLP, New York and Charles Weinstock, Brooklyn.
    for defendant: For Amsterdam Avenue Redevelopment Associates LLC, Appellant: Caitlin J. Halligan, Michael P. Duke and Ryan W. Allison of counsel, Selendy & Gay PLLC, New York. For Amsterdam Avenue Redevelopment Associates LLC, for Appellant: Scott E. Mollen and Ross L. Hirsch of counsel, Herrick, Feinstein LLP, New York. For Amsterdam Avenue Redevelopment Associates LLC, Appellant: Paul D. Selver and James P. Power of counsel, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, New York. For New York City Board of Standards and Appeals and New York City Department of Buildings, Appellants: Barbara Graves-Poller, Richard Dearing, Claude S. Platton and Eric Lee of counsel, James E. Johnson, Corporation Counsel, New York. For Amicus Curiae: Michael S. Zetlin and Max Rayetsky of counsel, Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, New York.

    Case Number: 157273/19

    Court Should Have Deferred to BSA's Interpretation of Zoning Provision in Condo's Approval

  • Montera v. KMR Amsterdam LLC

    Publication Date: 2021-02-17
    Practice Area: Landlord Tenant Law
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Anil Singh
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondent: Roger A. Sachar, Jr., Lucas A. Ferrara and Jarred I. Kassenoff of counsel, Newman Ferrara, LLP, New York.
    for defendant: For Appellant: Paul N. Gruber of counsel, Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C., New York.

    Case Number: 160550/17

    Deregulation Efforts, Registration Failure Warrant Review of Apartment's History

  • Turner Constr. Co. v. Nastasi & Assocs. Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-01-07
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Construction
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Anil Singh
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondent: Alexander X. Saunders and Howard M. Rosen of counsel, Peckar & Abramson, P.C., New York.
    for defendant: For Appellant: Meredith Sharoky Paley of counsel, Spiro Harrison, New York.

    Case Number: 652218/17

    Condition Precedent Capable of Nullifying Party's Payment Claim Not Fair, Reasonable

  • In re West 58th St. Coalition Inc. v. NYC

    Publication Date: 2020-08-19
    Practice Area: Administrative Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Anil Singh
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellants: Jeremy B. Honig and Cheryl F. Korman of counsel, Rivkin Radler LLP, New York.
    for defendant: For Respondents: Barbara Graves-Poller and Aaron Bloom of counsel, Georgia M. Pestana, Acting Corporation Counsel, New York.

    Case Number: 156196/18

    Expert Affidavits Rebut Presumption That Building Complies With New York City Law

  • Matter of F.W. (Monroe W.)

    Publication Date: 2020-04-29
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Family Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Anil Singh
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondent: Anna W. Gottlieb and Fay Ng of counsel, James E. Johnson, Corporation Counsel, New York.
    for defendant: For Appellant: The Bronx Defenders, Bronx (David Shalleck-Klein and Saul Zipkin of counsel), and NYU School of Law Family Defense Clinic Washington SQ. Legal Services, New York (Christine Gottlieb and Amy Mulzer of counsel). Attorney for the Children: Gary Solomon of counsel, Dawne A. Mitchell, The Legal Aid Society, New York.

    Case Number: 11240

    Father Had Due Process Right to Prompt 'Expedited Hearing' on Children's Return

  • Toussaint v. Port Auth. of N.Y. & N.J.

    Publication Date: 2019-06-05
    Practice Area: Employment Compliance | Personal Injury
    Industry: Construction
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Anil Singh
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondent-Appellant: Brian J. Shoot of counsel, Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo, New York.
    for defendant: For Appellant-Respondent and Respondent: Janine J. Wong and Simon Lee of counsel, Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd., New York.

    Case Number: 155016/15

    IC Requirement That 'Designated Person' Operate Buggy Supports Labor Law §241(6) Claim

  • Epiphany Cmty. Nursery Sch. v. Levey

    Publication Date: 2019-02-11
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | White Collar Crime
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Anil Singh
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellant: John A. Piskora, Jason R. Lilien and Helen Gavaris of counsel, Loeb & Loeb, LLP, New York.
    for defendant: For Hugh W. Levey, Claire Gruppo, Gruppo, Levey & Co., Gruppo, Levey Holdings Inc., January Management, Inc., and Frog Pond Partners L.P., Respondents: Peter H. Abdella, Samantha A. Maurer, Brian M. Feldman and Lauren R. Mendolera of counsel, Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, Rochester. For Davie Kaplan CPA, P.C, Respondent: Brian J. Capitummino of counsel, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP, Rochester.

    Case Number: 654655/16

    Bank Transfer Fraud Claims Reinstated; Claims Not Untimely, Justifiable Reliance Pleaded

  • Matter of N.Y.S. Land Title Ass'n v. N.Y.S. Dep't of Fin. Servs.

    Publication Date: 2019-01-22
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Insurance Litigation
    Industry: Insurance | Real Estate | State and Local Government
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Anil Singh
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellants: Steven C. Wu and Matthew William Grieco of counsel, Barbara D. Underwood, Attorney General, New York
    for defendant: The New York State Department of Financial Services, et al., Respondents-Appellants. American Land Title Association, Amicus Curiae

    Case Number: 151562/18

    Law, Regulation Against Insurer Kickbacks in Realty Market Unambiguous, Rationally Based

  • Knox v. Aronson, Mayefsky & Sloan LLP

    Publication Date: 2019-01-07
    Practice Area: Family Law | Legal Malpractice
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Anil Singh
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellant-Respondent: Richard Pu, New York.
    for defendant: For Respondents-Appellants: Deborah Isaacson and Jonathan B. Bruno of counsel, Rivkin Radler LLP, New York.; For Respondent: Jonathan Harwood and Hillary J. Raimondi of counsel, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP, Hawthorne.

    Case Number: 158738/16

    Loss of Child Custody Caused by Noncompliance With Divorce Action's May 2014 Settlement

  • Brito v. Gomez

    Publication Date: 2018-12-11
    Practice Area: Discovery | Personal Injury
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Anil Singh
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellants: Nicholas Hurzeler and C. Briggs Johnson of counsel, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, New York.
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 306267/14

    Personal Injury Litigant Did Not Waive Physician-Patient Privilege for Prior Knee Injuries