Leasing After COVID, Part III: Early Termination Provisions

In the last installment (subscription required) of their three-part series for the New York Law Journal on how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted commercial leasing in New York, partners Ann E. Ryan and Adrienne B. Koch wrote about early termination provisions. The article examines how both commercial landlords and…

Adrienne Koch Publishes Article in New York Law Journal Special Section Focused on Litigation

Partner Adrienne B. Koch recently published an article in the New York Law Journal for a special section on litigation. Her piece focuses on strategies for pre-answer motions to dismiss under CPLR 3211(a)(7) and CPLR 3211(a)(1). In particular, Adrienne looks at relevant case law regarding the use of…

13 Katsky Korins Attorneys Named 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

Thirteen Katsky Korins LLP attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of Super Lawyers, the prominent legal industry ranking. Eleven have been named “Super Lawyers” and two were named “Rising Stars” in the recently released 2021 New York Metro listing. In addition, partner Adrienne B. Koch made the list for…

Leasing After COVID, Part II: Tenant Security

Partners Ann E. Ryan and Adrienne B. Koch are writing a series of articles for the New York Law Journal on how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted commercial leasing in New York. In their second article (subscription required), they look at how security became even more important during the…

Ann Ryan and Adrienne Koch Publish New York Law Journal Article on Post-COVID Commercial Lease Casualty Provisions

Partners Ann E. Ryan and Adrienne B. Koch published the first in a series of three articles for the New York Law Journal on post-COVID changes to how commercial real estate leases are negotiated. The first article, which looks at casualty provisions, ran June 9. In the article,…

Timothy Holland and Adrienne Koch Write Bloomberg Law Insights Article on Citibank Ruling

Timothy J. Holland and Adrienne B. Koch published an article with Bloomberg Law Insights regarding the implications of the recent In re Citibank mistaken payment ruling. The court held that Citibank, which intended to transfer only $7.8 million in interest payments on behalf of Revlon, cannot recoup more…

Partner Ariel Weinstock Named a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America

Katsky Korins LLP partner Ariel Weinstock has been named a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA). This invitation-only honor is given to a select number of attorneys practicing construction law, with membership limited to just 1200 from the United States and around the world. There…

Partner Adrienne Koch Named to 2021 Crain’s New York Business “Notable Women in Law” List

Katsky Korins LLP partner Adrienne B. Koch has been selected for the 2021 Crain’s New York Business “Notable Women in Law” list. Now in its third year, the annual list recognizes “dedicated, gifted and determined female lawyers” from New York and their contributions to the profession.

3rd Circ. Could Select Middle Path On Foreign Discovery Law

Partner Adrienne B. Koch published an article with Law360 on November 20, 2020 that examines a split among the federal circuit courts concerning the availability of discovery under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 in aid of a foreign arbitration proceeding.

A Narrow Lane: Navigating Claims for Breach of the Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

While it might be tempting to assert claims of good faith and fair dealing in every case involving breach of contract, that approach is rarely successful. Partner Adrienne B. Koch explores why this is in a recent article for the New York Law Journal, and also offer perspectives on the limited situations where courts will allow claims related to good faith and fair dealing to stand.