Adrienne Koch has been with the firm’s litigation department since 1993, and has been a partner since 1998. Adrienne has a broad range of experience in all types and phases of commercial litigation and dispute resolution, both at the trial level and at the appellate level. She has handled cases involving issues of contract, real estate, defamation, and business fraud and other business torts – covering industries ranging from manufacturing, oil refining, and coal mining to finance, retail, and real estate management and development.
Adrienne has been extensively involved with the New York County Lawyers Association, and currently serves as its Vice President. She is also a member of that Association’s delegation to the State Bar House of Delegates and serves on the State Bar’s Nominating Committee. As well, she has been active in the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, where she has chaired the Committee on State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction and sat on the Council on Judicial Administration, the Judiciary Committee, the Committee on Professional Discipline, the Committee on Labor and Employment Law, and the Committee on Civil Rights. She also serves on the New York Supreme Court (Civil) Advisory Committee on Electronic Filing.
In 2014, Adrienne was appointed to serve a three-year term on the Pro Bono Panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She was re-appointed to serve a second three-year term on that panel in 2017.
Recent Publications & Presentations
A Primer on Account Stated, The New York Law Journal, November 12, 2019
Where a Litigator’s Advice Can Improve Agreement Drafting, Law360, November 6, 2019
Motion Practice After an Appellate Division Loss, The New York Law Journal, August 19, 2019
Real Estate Disputes Involving Delaware LLCs: Does Forum Affect the Outcome? The New York Law Journal, June 24, 2019
Proposed Amendments to Rent Stabilization Law: Creating More Problems Than They Solve? New York Law Journal, May 15, 2019
Copying in Brief Writing: Where is the Line? New York Law Journal, April 5, 2019
Avoiding the Trap: Navigating the Commercial Division’s Expert Disclosure Rules, New York Law Journal, February 21, 2019
Scope of an Expert’s “Expertise” Can Make or Break a Case, Law360, February 14, 2019
The Case for Bar Associations: Why They Matter, ABA Journal, February 4, 2019
Why We Still Need Bar Associations — Perhaps More than Ever, New York Law Journal, November 9, 2018
What’s Behind the Rise in Class Action Lawsuits Under the Rent Stabilization Law?, Mann Report, Residential, September, 2018
LLC Derivative Claims in the Wake of Wenske, Law360, August 28, 2018
Panelist, “Winning Cases in Federal Court,” New York County Lawyers Association, July 15, 2019
Panelist, “Winning Cases in Federal Court,” New York County Lawyers Association, July 17, 2018
Panelist, “Winning Cases in Federal Court,” New York County Lawyers Association, July 18, 2017
Panelist, “Don’t Break the Rules”: Uniform Rules of State Trial Courts, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, June 5, 2012