• Matter of Crawford v. Ally

    Publication Date: 2021-06-30
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Court Administration | Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Troy Webber
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellant: David L. Kornblau and Shira Poliak of counsel, Covington & Burling LLP, New York.
    for defendant: For Hon. Shahabuddeen Ally, Respondent: Blair J. Greenwald and Steven C. Wu of counsel, Letitia James, Attorney General, New York. For Darcel D. Clark, Respondent: Paul A. Andersen and Peter D. Coddington of counsel, Darcel D. Clark, District Attorney, Bronx. For Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project, The Sylvia Rivera Law Project, Transgender Law Center, amici curiae: Richard Saenz and Ethan Rice of counsel, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc., New York. For Brooklyn Defender Services, The Legal Aid Society and Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, amici curiae: S. Lucas Marquez, Jessica Nitsche, Matthew Robinson and Jeffrey Blank of counsel, Brooklyn Defender Services, Brooklyn, Justine Luongo and Corey Stoughton of counsel, The Legal Aid Society, New York, Meghna Philip and Avinash Samarth of counsel, and Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, New York.

    Case Number: 260054/20

    Criminal Court Should Have Held Evidentiary Hearing Before Imposing Protection Order

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

    Publication Date: 2021-03-29
    Practice Area: Wrongful Death
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Troy Webber
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellants: William F. Costigan of counsel, Costigan Law PLLC, New York.
    for defendant: For Respondent: Cheryl Alterman of counsel, Port Authority Law Department, New York.

    Case Number: 153624/18

    Ordinary Negligence Rules Apply to Port Authority in Action Over Suicides at Bridge

  • Matter of People v. N. Leasing Sys. Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-02-19
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection | White Collar Crime
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | State and Local Government
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Troy Webber
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For the State of New York and Letitia James, Respondents-Appellants: Ester Murdukhayeva and Steven C. Wu of counsel, Letitia James, Attorney General, New York.
    for defendant: For Northern Leasing Systems, Inc., Lease Finance Group LLC, MBF Leasing LLC, Lease Source-LSI, LLC, Golden Eagle Leasing LLC, Pushpin Holdings LLC, Jay Cohen and Neil Hertzman, Respondents-Appellants: Andrew J. Levander, Neil Steiner and Patrick Andriola of counsel, Dechert LLP, New York, Robert D. Lillienstein and Scott E. Silberfein of counsel, Moses & Singer LLP, New York. For Joseph I. Sussman, Joseph I. Sussman, P.C. and Eliyahu R. Babad, Appellants-Respondents: Robert A. Freilich and Mark M. Rottenberg of counsel, Rottenberg Lipman Rich, P.C., New York.

    Case Number: 450460/16

    Party's Conduct in Procuring EFLs Falls in 'Sham Exception' to 'Noerr-Pennington' Doctrine

  • Filemyr v. Hall

    Publication Date: 2020-07-29
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes | Dispute Resolution | Fee Disputes
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Troy Webber
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Appellant Pro Se: Edward Joseph Filemyr IV.
    for defendant: For Respondents: Diana Jarvis, New York.

    Case Number: 654563/18

    Untimely Service of Notice of Right to Arbitrate Bars Breach Action for Unpaid Legal Fees

  • Estates NY Real Estate Servs. LLC v. City of New York

    Publication Date: 2020-06-03
    Practice Area: Landlord Tenant Law
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Troy Webber
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellant: Jeffrey Turkel and Nicholas Turkel of counsel, Rosenberg & Estis, P.C., New York.
    for defendant: For Respondents: Barbara Graves-Poller and Claude S. Platton of counsel, Georgia M. Pestana, Acting Corporation Counsel, New York.

    Case Number: 155991/18

    HRA Security Deposit Voucher is Lawful Income Included in Ban on Bias by Landlord

  • People v. Fraser

    Publication Date: 2020-02-20
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Troy Webber
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondent; Frank Glaser and Susan Axelrod of counsel, Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., District Attorney, New York.
    for defendant: For Appellant: Jacqueline A. Meese-Martinez of counsel, Robert S. Dean, Center for Appellate Litigation, New York.

    Case Number: 4844/14

    Reasonable Suspicion, Probable Cause Existed to Arrest for Robbery in Drug 'Buy and Bust'

  • Matter of Emmanuel B.

    Publication Date: 2019-07-22
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Troy Webber
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellant: Claire V. Merkine of counsel, Dawne Mitchell, The Legal Aid Society, New York.
    for defendant: For Administration for Children Services, Respondent: MacKenzie Fillow and Claude S. Platton of counsel, Zachary W. Carter, Corporation Counsel, New York. For Andrell B., Respondent: Christine Gottlieb and Amy Mulzer of counsel, NYU School of Law Family Defense Clinic, Washington Square Legal Services, New York. For Amici Curiae: Allison Stillman of counsel, Mayer Brown LLP, New York, Josh Gupta-Kagan of counsel, and University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC

    Case Number: 9122

    ICPC Ruled Inapplicable to Out-of-State Noncustodial Parents

  • People v. Harris

    Publication Date: 2019-07-01
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Troy Webber
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellant: Michael C. Taglieri and Justine M. Luongo of counsel, Seymour W. James, Jr., The Legal Aid Society, New York.
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 4069/07

    Suitcase Properly Searched as Contemporaneous With Arrest, in Defendant's 'Grabbable' Area

  • People v. Rodriguez

    Publication Date: 2018-01-12
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Troy Webber
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For respondent: Hope Korenstein and Alan Gadlin of counsel, Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., District Attorney, New York.
    for defendant: For appellant: Matthew Bova of counsel, Robert S. Dean, Center for Appellate Litigation, New York.

    Case Number: 3998/13

    Defendant Convicted After Removal From Trial Understood Pitfalls of Self-Representation

  • Matter of 91st St. Crane Collapse Litig., 117469/08

    Publication Date: 2017-09-22
    Practice Area: Wrongful Death
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Troy Webber
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Maria Leo, respondent: R. James DeRose, III and Gregory T. Casamento of counsel, Locke Lord LLP, New York. For Xhevahire Sinanaj and Selvi Sinanovic, respondents: Susan M. Karten and Craig H. Synder of counsel, Susan M. Karten & Associates, LLP, New York, and Michael G. O'Neill of counsel, Law Office of Michael G. O'Neill, New York.
    for defendant: For appellants: Nathaniel Z. Marmur of counsel, The Law Offices of Nathaniel Z. Marmur, PLLC, New York, Eric Olney of counsel, Shapiro Arato LLP, New York, and Judy C. Selmeci of counsel, Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP, New York. For Bernadette Panzella, P.C., respondent: Bernadette Panzella of counsel, Bernadette Panzella, P.C., New York. For Sorbara Construction Corp., respondent: Raymond F. Slattery of counsel, Cartafalsa, Slattery, Turpin & Lenoff, New York, and Allan I. Young of counsel, Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C., New York.

    Case Number: 117469/08

    Jury Awards in 2008 Crane Collapse Case Must Be Reduced; Veil's Pierce Was

  • Anonymous v. Anonymous, 305863/14

    Publication Date: 2017-04-11
    Practice Area:
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Troy Webber
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For respondent: Alan Feighenbaum, Eleanor B. Alter and Adam John Wolff of counsel, Alter Wolff & Foley LLP, New York.
    for defendant: For appellant: Bernard E. Clair Jad Greifer and Benjamin A. Lilien of counsel, Cohen Clair Lans Greifer Thorpe & Rottenstreich LLP, New York.

    Case Number: 305863/14

    Art Bought by Party While Married Is Separate Property; Invoice Alone Cannot Determine