Expert Analysis

How NY Co-Ops Can Minimize Sale Rejections Based On Price

New York co-op sales are regularly rejected for being below undisclosed price minimums, and co-op boards should ad... (more story)

Money, Money, Money: Limiting White Collar Wealth Evidence

As courts increasingly recognize that allowing unfettered evidence of wealth could prejudice a jury against a defe... (more story)

Yellow Corp. Lease Assumption Shows Landlord Protections

Yellow Corp.’s recent filing of a motion to assume unexpired leases is a helpful reminder to practitioners to main... (more story)

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Trump Calls For Engoron's Recusal In Civil Fraud Case

Former President Donald Trump and other defendants fighting a $465 million civil fraud judgment called on New York Supreme Court Justice Arthur Engoron to recuse himself Thursday in light of a once-suspended r... (more story)

Ford Battery Factory Challenge Unplugged By Mich. Panel

Michigan appellate judges affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit seeking to block Ford Motor Co.'s plans to build an electric vehicle battery plant in the state, finding the factory's opponents weren't entitled t... (more story)

A potato field in Maine is pictured. An association in the state aiming to help farmers with the identification and aftermath of PFAS contamination on their land is expected to join a suit brought by a group of ranchers in Texas against the EPA over a lack of regulation on PFAS found in biosolids. (iStock)
Farms Blame EPA Inaction In New Contaminated Land Claims

A lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency brought by a group of farmers over federally approved biosolids containing a group of chemicals known as PFAS could mark the start of a new wave of la... (more story)

Meet The Bridgegate Atty For NJ Power Broker In RICO Case

Law360 Pulse caught up with Michael Critchley Sr., counsel for recently indicted New Jersey Democratic power broker George E. Norcross III, and lawyers who know him about his decadeslong track record of succes... (more story)

Cadwalader Leads Loan Deals For Luxury Manhattan Hotel

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP guided a $300 million refinancing transaction and a $110 million leasehold mortgage deal for The Mark Hotel in New York, according to official property records released Thursday.

Shulman Rogers Boosts Real Estate Team With Fried Frank Atty

Shulman Rogers PA has added a new real estate and commercial leasing shareholder, who has joined the firm from Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP, the firm announced Thursday.

CBRE Economist Sees 'Extend And Pretend' Through 2025

Despite a real estate environment heavy with affordability issues, high interest rates and sluggish movement, CBRE global chief economist Richard Barkham at this week's National Association of Real Estate Edit... (more story)

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Wash. Justices Renew AG's Suit Over Police Eviction Claims

Washington's highest court said the state attorney general could sue a city for allegedly letting police illegally evict vulnerable residents under the guise of a crime prevention program, ruling Thursday the ... (more story)

NY High Court Nixes Waiver of Rent Regs Appeal Rights

New York's highest court on Thursday invalidated a deal reached in 2000 between landlord Lew Realty LLC and a former tenant that governed a Manhattan apartment's exit from rent stabilization, after finding tha... (more story)

Poughkeepsie, New York, is pictured. The Hudson Valley Property Owners Association has filed suit after the city's common council of unanimously voted to declare a housing emergency and adopt rent stabilization citywide. (iStock)
Landlord Group Vows To Challenge NY Town's Rent Regs Vote

The common council of Poughkeepsie, New York, has unanimously voted to declare a housing emergency and adopt rent stabilization citywide, prompting the Hudson Valley Property Owners Association's immediate pro... (more story)

Ohio Landlord Settles DOJ's Sexual Harassment Suit

A Youngstown, Ohio, landlord and a property management company settled a sexual harassment suit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice, which had claimed the landlord repeatedly sexually harassed his female t... (more story)

Fla. Property Owner, Insurer Settle $1.2M Ian Coverage Fight

A QBE Insurance unit and a property owner settled their coverage dispute over the owner's claims it suffered roughly $1.2 million in losses due to Hurricane Ian, the parties told a Florida federal court.

Ex-McElroy Deutsch CFO Asks To Pull 5th Amend. Assertions

McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter LLC's former chief financial officer, who pled guilty to embezzling over $1.5 million from the firm in May, moved Wednesday to withdraw Fifth Amendment assertions he made i... (more story)

Cadwalader Guides $450M Refi Deal For NYC Properties

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP advised a $450 million refinancing transaction for multiple apartment buildings located in New York City's Long Island City neighborhood in the borough of Queens, according to ... (more story)