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William Geller Successfully Defends Mitchell-Lama in Five Board Eligibility/Removal Cases

Since September 2021, a large Mitchell-Lama cooperative in upper Manhattan has been involved in five separate cases brought by present or former directors about whether… Read More

Benjamin Fox Tracy Authors Law360 Article on New NYC Parapet Inspection Law

The New York City Department of Buildings recently enacted a new parapet inspection law, which will go into effect on January 1, 2024. The law… Read More

Five Braverman Greenspun Attorneys Recognized as 2023 Super Lawyers

Five Braverman Greenspun attorneys have been named to the 2023 New York Super Lawyers list. No more than five percent of the lawyers in New… Read More

Tracy Peterson Obtains Court Order Voiding Transfers of Condominium Apartment Unit

In the context of an emergency application addressed to permit performance by parties to a confidential settlement agreement, Tracy Peterson successfully moved for an order… Read More

The Virtual Annual Meeting – A New Normal

Condominium and cooperative annual meetings have historically been strictly in-person affairs. This is not simply a matter of preference. New York’s Business Corporation Law (“BCL”)… Read More

Tracy Peterson and Benjamin Fox Tracy Obtain Dismissal of Six Claims

Tracy Peterson and Benjamin Fox Tracy obtained dismissal of six claims asserted by a neighboring hotel operator against individual members of a condominium board of… Read More

Neighborliness in the Time of Coronavirus

Even in the best of circumstances, “vertical living” is rife with the challenges that come along with human beings living in a “stacked” configuration. Now,… Read More

Navigating the Potential Pitfalls of Condo/Co-op Apartment Renovations

Among the most common issues we see are disputes regarding condominium and cooperative apartment renovations. Many – though, not all – such disputes can be… Read More

Benjamin Fox Tracy Joins Braverman Greenspun

  Braverman Greenspun is pleased to announce that Benjamin Fox Tracy has joined the firm as an associate. Ben’s wealth of experience in matters related… Read More

Tracy Peterson Successfully Opposes Motion

  Tracy Peterson successfully opposed a motion made by a co-op shareholder to amend his 5-year old complaint to assert new causes of action against… Read More

Does a Co-op Penthouse Owner Have Exclusive Use of Roof Over Apartment?

The distinction between the roof over a penthouse apartment and the roof over the other apartments below the penthouse level may be physically clear, but… Read More

Scott Greenspun Answers a Shareholder’s Question on Balcony Construction in the New York Times

In last Saturday’s New York Times, a new co-op shareholder wrote in to ask if there was any way to stop their neighbor from building… Read More

Robert Braverman Quoted in Habitat Weekly on Boards’ Use of Non-Disclosure Agreements

Robert Braverman Quoted in Habitat Weekly on Boards’ Use of Non-Disclosure Agreements Read More

Tatiana Pawlowski ’17 Joins the Conversation on Urban Agriculture

Tatiana Pawlowski is profiled in the Fall edition of Brooklyn Law School’s Law Notes magazine.  The article highlights Tatiana’s white paper entitled, “From Food Deserts to Just… Read More

Like a Good Neighbor, Stay Over There

Every New Yorker is familiar with the ubiquitous sidewalk shed.  For condominium and cooperative boards and owners, the metal and plywood eyesore designed to keep… Read More