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Ariel Weinstock is a partner at Katsky Korins LLP, where he is a member of the firm’s real estate department.

Ariel joined the firm upon graduating from law school in 2007 and became a partner in 2014. He concentrates his practice on commercial real estate and construction transactions including purchase and sale, financing, development, access agreements leasing, property management, organizational planning and structuring, I.R.S. §1031 exchanges, tenancy-in-common arrangements, air rights transactions, and joint ventures. Ariel advises and represents local and national clients on a broad array of design and construction agreements including RFP’s, purchase orders, construction management and alteration agreements, in addition to requisitions, lien waivers and mechanics’ liens and surety bonds.

Within the legal community, Ariel serves as an Officer of the Executive Committee of the Real Property Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, Co-Chair of the Student Affairs Committee, and Secretary of the NYSBA RPLS Construction Law Committee. Ariel is currently serving in his second term as a Director on the New York County Lawyers Association’s Board of Directors and was recently appointed to NYCLA’s Task Force on the Future. He is a former co-chair of both the NYCLA Board’s Building Committee, and the NYCLA Construction Law Committee. In addition, Ariel is a frequent lecturer for the bar and other organizations at CLE and other educational programs.

CLE Presentations & Publications

The Ins and Outs of Surety Bonds and Undertakings for Judicial Proceedings, NACLE

Stop Overlooking the Insurance! Common mistakes in real estate and construction contracts and how to avoid them, NYSBA CLE and NYCLA CLE

Survey Examination, NYSBA CLE, Practical Skills – Purchases and Sales of Homes

Access Agreements and RPAPL §881, NYCLA CLE

ZLDA’s TDR’s and Access Agreements, New York City Bar CLE

Contract Drafting and Negotiation, NYSBA CLE, Practical Skills – Purchases and Sales of Homes

Leasing: A Tenant’s Perspective, Cardozo Business and Contract Law Institute

Representing Owners in Construction Matters, NACLE

Opening Up: Office Leasing and Renovation Contracts, NYCLA CLE, First Annual Business and Contract Law Institute

The Business of Building: Professionals’ Perspectives, NYSBA CLE

Opening Up: Office Leasing and Renovation Contracts, Cardozo Business and Contract Law Institute

Default by Owners, Mechanic Lienors and Lenders in Construction Contracts – Remedies for Cure, NYSBA CLE, Hot Topics in Real Property Law and Practice

Intro to the Construction Process, Advanced Construction Topics and Construction Contract Negotiations, Capital One Presentation

Ariel Weinstock et al., New York’s Scaffold Law and Pending Reforms, November 6, 2014

Ariel Weinstock, Trenchless v. Hallen: No Damages For Contemplated Delays, NYCLA Construction Law Journal, Fall 2011, at 16

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