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Adrienne B. Koch

Partner

Litigation

Adrienne B. Koch

Biography

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 President-Elect and as a member of its delegations to the ABA House of Delegates and the New York State Bar Association House of Delegates. She also serves on the New York State Bar Associations’ Nominating Committee, and on the New York Supreme Court (Civil) Advisory Committee on Electronic Filing. As well, she co-chairs the New York Fellows of the American Bar Foundation.

Since 2014, Adrienne has been a member of the Pro Bono Panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Recent Publications & Presentations

Litigation Considerations, Part 1: Guaranties, The New York Law Journal, June 7, 2022

New York’s Expanded Anti-SLAPP Statute: Factors To Consider When Selecting A Forum, The New York Law Journal, January 7, 2022

Leasing After Covid, Part III: Early Termination Provisions, The New York Law Journal, December 14, 2021 (with Ann Ryan)

Leasing After Covid, Part II: Tenant Security, The New York Law Journal, September 7, 2021 (with Ann Ryan)

Leasing After COVID, Part 1: Casualty Provisions Then and Now, The New York Law Journal, June 9, 2021 (with Ann Ryan)

Citibank $500M Payments Ruling is a Chance to Clarify Mistaken Payments Law, Bloomberg Law, March 15, 2021 (with Timothy Holland)

Recent Trends: Exploring the Limits of Discovery Under 28 U.S.C. § 1782, The New York Law Journal, December 11, 2020

3rd Circ. Could Select a Middle Path on Foreign Discovery Law, Law360, November 20, 2020

A Narrow Lane: Navigating Claims for Breach of the Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing, The New York Law Journal, November 16, 2020

Walking the Line: When New Arguments Can Be Raised on Appeal, The New York Law Journal, August 21, 2020

The Perils of an Erroneously-Granted Summary Judgment, The New York Law Journal, June 26, 2020

The Complexities of “Yellowstone” Injunctions in Disputes Over Rent, The New York Law Journal, June 22, 2020

When Venue Dictates Tools for Early Class Cert. Challenges, Law360, May 4, 2020

INSIGHT: Litigators Can Help Transactional Attorneys Prepare Contract Language, Bloomberg Law, November 19, 2019

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 RulesNew York Law Journal, February 21, 2019

Scope of an Expert’s “Expertise” Can Make or Break a CaseLaw360, February 14, 2019

The Case for Bar Associations: Why They MatterABA Journal, February 4, 2019

Why We Still Need Bar Associations — Perhaps More than EverNew 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 WenskeLaw360, August 28, 2018

Panelist, “Winning Cases in Federal Court,” New York County Lawyers Association, January 11, 2022

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 CourtsAssociation of the Bar of the City of New York, June 5, 2012

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