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NEWSLETTER | WINTER 2016

SSRGA Introduces The Law Down

We are very pleased to introduce our new quarterly newsletter, The Law Down. It will show the breadth of our firm and the quality and talent of our attorneys. It also will spotlight our recent noteworthy cases, provide litigation updates, introduce new firm hires, and also include general SSRGA news and events. SSRGA couples the best characteristics of traditional and contemporary law firms to provide our clients with the best possible service and representation. Click below for a brief introduction to our practice areas. 

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LEGISLATION UPDATE

New York’s Hotel Law and New Statutes Prohibiting Advertising of Short-Term Occupancy

By Jared E. Paioff, Esq.

In 2011, the New York State Legislature amended the Multiple Dwelling Law (“MDL”) to expressly prohibit owners/lessees of apartments in permanent residential buildings, which include rental buildings, condominiums, and coops containing four or more units, from renting their apartments on a short-term basis, i.e., for less than 30 consecutive days.

 

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NOTEWORTHY CASE

End Of The Road For
Pro Se Serial Litigant

After being the victim of more than twenty frivolous lawsuits, all of which were either dismissed, discontinued, or abandoned, Meyer Muschel can finally breathe a sigh of relief (no pun intended) after the Honorable Kelly O’Neill Levy issued an order permanently enjoining pro se serial litigant, Roland Davis, from commencing any actions or proceedings against Mr. Muschel concerning the property in which Mr. Davis lives and which, until recently, Mr. Muschel owned/managed.

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Congratulations to SSRGA’s Lawyers Named to Super Lawyers’ Lists for 2016

SSRGA’s Lawyers Included in this Year’s New York Metro Super Lawyers list:

Eli D. Greenberg, Healthcare 2014-2016
Kelly A. Kulak, Real Estate 2014-2016
Jeffrey S. Reich, Real Estate 2014-2016
Jeffrey M. Schwartz, Real Estate 2008-2016
Steven D. Sladkus, Real Estate 2010-2016
Robert D. Steele, Estate & Probate 2006-2016
Mindy H. Stern, Real Estate 2008-2016,
Top 100 Lawyers 2015, Top 50 Women
Lawyers 2015, 2016
SSRGA’s Lawyers Included in this Year’s New York Metro Rising Stars list:

Jessica R. Furgiuele, Real Estate 2016
Jeremy A. Knapp, Healthcare 2015-2016
Ingrid C. Manevitz, Real Estate 2015-2016
Jared E. Paioff, Real Estate 2015-2016
Rachael G. Ratner, Real Estate 2014-2016
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UPCOMING EVENTS


 

Jeffrey Schwartz Seminar at NYCLA

Jeffrey Schwartz will be presenting a seminar at the New York County Lawyer’s Association on January 17, 2017 entitled “Co-ops and Condos: Buying, Selling and Getting the Deal Closed”.


 

Steven Sladkus at the 2017 NYSBA Annual Meeting

Steven Sladkus will be speaking about current trends and issues at the Committee on Condominiums and Cooperatives of the Real Property Law Section at the 2017 New York State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

 

Mindy H. Stern at the NYC Bar Association

Mindy H. Stern is Program Chair of the NYC Bar Association’s Surviving the Residential Real Estate Closing: Prepare or Beware, the enactment of mock closings for two fictional real estate deals with multiple preventable hiccups to be conducted by seasoned practitioners on Monday, February 6, 2017 at the NYC Bar Association.
 

SSRGA Welcomes 3 New Associates to the Team

Jennifer Barash

Real Estate

Milad Boddoohi

Litigation, Real Estate

Alexandra Jonas

Litigation, Real Estate

★ FUN FACT!


The Empire State Building has its own zip code: 10118.


SSRGA IN THE NEWS



Steven Sladkus does a Q&A on: Trying to Oust a Member of the Board

VIA COOPERATOR.COM

 

SSRGA ranked as one of the top 5 NY law firms filing condominium plans for projects in New York

VIA THE REAL DEAL

 

What can shareholders do when an undesirable neighbor moves into a co-op building? 

VIA THE NEW YORK TIMES


SSRGA Real Estate Group led by Schwartz and Kulak represent Seller of Bronx industrial site

VIA THE REAL DEAL

 
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Please Note: This Newsletter is intended solely to alert readers to issues of general interest and should not be construed as legal advice. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. For advice about particular facts and legal issues, readers should consult legal counsel. This material may constitute "Attorney Advertising" under New York State court rules.

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