We are pleased to announce that, effective March 1, 2015, Douglas S. Trokie has joined the firm as a partner and is a member of our Business Litigation, Commercial Finance, Corporate & General Business and Real Estate Transactions groups. Prior to joining the firm, Doug was a founding partner of Trokie Landau LLP, and has been representing individuals and companies of all sizes for over 30 years in a broad range of commercial, corporate, real estate and litigation matters, both in the New York area and worldwide.
We are pleased to advise that Daniel Pozin, Clinton B. Smith and Lester D. Steinman have joined the firm as partners and Anna L. Georgiou has joined the firm as counsel. They are all members of the firm’s newly created Municipal Law & Land Use group. See advertisement.
Paul S. Aufrichtig was admitted to the Order of Rio Branco in the rank of Officer. This prestigious decoration, which was awarded to Paul by the President of the Republic of Brazil, recognizes Paul's commitment and dedication to Brazil, Brazilian companies and to the Consulate General of Brazil in New York. The Order of Rio Branco was created in 1963 to recognize and celebrate the merits of Brazilian and foreign individuals who have significantly contributed to the promotion of Brazil's relations with the world. At the ceremony, Ambassador Osmar Chohfi, the Consul General, had this to say about Paul: "His advice, always precise and balanced, has guided us through diverse and complex legal spheres and helped us to consolidate our mission: to provide support to the Brazilian community residing here while strengthening the good relations between Brazil and the United States." Click at speech to see the full comments of Ambassador Chohfi and a photograph of an Officer's medal.
Peter D. Aufrichtig has joined the firm as a partner and is a member of our Business Litigation, Corporate & General Business, Real Estate Transactions, Intellectual Property and Commercial Finance groups.
Milton R. Gleit represented the property owner in the sale of a Nassau County office building, with a securitized mortgage loan in the amount of $20,750,000.
Joseph P. Harrington was part of a panel presentation on commercial finance and real estate development issues for a two-day program on May 17th and 18th, 2007 in White Plains, New York, sponsored by the Real Estate Law Institute of the Land Use Law Center at Pace University School of Law.
Robert H. Rosh lectured on Mortgage Foreclosures in Tarrytown, New York on May 3, 2006 for the Real Property Law Section of the New York State Bar Association as part of an all-day program entitled "Practical Skills: Mortgage Foreclosures and Workouts".
Joseph P Harrington lectured on April 21 and 28, 2004 for Pace University School of Law in White Plains, New York on Commercial Lending issues as part of a program on "Commercial Real Estate Transactions".