Specialize in complex commercial litigation, arbitration and appeals, with a focus on real estate and construction disputes, contract disputes and partnership disputes. Manage all phases of litigation from inception through discovery, motion practice, trial, appeals and enforcement of judgments. Represent individuals and corporate entities in a variety of industries, including residential and commercial real estate development, construction, insurance and financial services.
published decisions of note include:
Accent Collections, Inc. v. Cappelli Enterprises, et al., 94 A.D.3d 1026 (2d Dept. 2012) (affirming order denying motion for partial summary judgment); 94 A.D.3d 1027 (2d Dept. 2012) (affirming order denying motion to vacate trial readiness order); 84 A.D.3d 1283 (2d Dept. 2011) (affirming order denying motion to compel discovery).
Ampul Electric, Inc. v. Village of Port Chester, et al., 96 A.D.3d 790 (2d Dept. 2012), leave denied, 19 N.Y.3d 1063 (2012) (affirming order denying motion to extend notice of pendency nunc pro tunc).
Anderson Street Realty Corp. v. New Rochelle Revitalization, LLC, 78 A.D.3d 972 (2d Dept. 2012) (affirming order granting motion to compel arbitration).
In re Estate of Tripp, 101 A.D.3d 1137 (2d Dept. 2012) (affirming decree issued on default).
Schultz v. Gershman, 68 A.D.3d 426 (1st Dept. 2009) (affirming order granting motion to dismiss).
Zherka v. Amicone, 634 F.3d 642 (2d Cir. 2011) (affirming order granting motion to dismiss).
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Clients' Choice Award||AVVO||2013|
|Partner||Belowich & Walsh LLP||2013 - Present|
|Partner||DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr LLP||2006 - 2013|
|Associate||Baker & McKenzie, LLP||2005 - 2006|
|Associate||Coudert Brothers||1999 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Westchester County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Pace University School of Law||Law||N/A||1999|
|State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York||Psychology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1994|