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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

Peterson, Davidson, and Goljan Secure Dismissal of Several Claims by Shareholders

Tracy Peterson, Manu Davidson, and Joseph Goljan successfully secured dismissal of several claims asserted by two co-op shareholders against a co-op, its board of directors,… 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

Robert Braverman Quoted in Brick Underground

  Robert Braverman was quoted in a Brick Underground article on construction defect issues in newly built condominiums. To read the full article click here. Read More

Co-ops, Managing Agents and Co-op Board Members Could Have Liability for Failing to Prevent Tenant-on-Tenant Racial Harassment

Last month, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in the case of Francis v. Kings Park Manor, Inc. reversed the dismissal… Read More

Manu Davidson and Tracy Peterson Obtain Big Win for Small Co-op

In two companion decisions, Justice Freed granted the motion made by Manu and Tracy on behalf of a downtown cooperative, its board of directors and… Read More

A COI May be Insufficient When Granting Access to Your Property

The owners of buildings in Manhattan often cannot perform maintenance or repairs without gaining access to their neighbor’s property. While the law requires the neighboring… Read More

Tracy Peterson Successfully Defeats an Application for a Preliminary Injunction

Tracy Peterson successfully defeated an application for a preliminary injunction sought to restrain a condominium and its board of managers from allowing noise alleged to… Read More

Scott Greenspun and Lauren Piechocki Successfully Defend Against a Shareholder’s Appeal

Scott Greenspun and Lauren Piechocki successfully defended against a shareholder’s appeal challenging two decisions rendered in the Supreme Court of the State of New York,… Read More

Recent Amendments to Commercial Division Rules Promote Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Two statewide amendments to the Commercial Division Rules went into effect on January 1, 2018.  The amendments, which place a strong emphasis on the use… Read More

Tracy Peterson Obtains Order From Appellate Division, First Department, Reversing Summary Judgment In Case Addressing Permitted Use of Condominium Retail Unit

Tracy Peterson successfully appealed a decision of the Supreme Court, New York County, which granted summary judgment to the owner of a retail unit in… Read More

Recent First Department Decision Provides Guidance for Cooperatives and Cooperative Shareholders

When a co-op board amends governing documents to add rules pertaining to outdoor terraces, what statute of limitations applies to a shareholder’s challenge to such… Read More

Tracy Peterson to Serve on the State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction Committee

Tracy Peterson has been appointed to serve on the State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of… Read More

Tracy Peterson Successfully Defends Against Appellate Challenge to Cooperative House Rules

Tracy Peterson successfully defended against the appeal of a decision rendered in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County, determining… Read More