Firm  Expansion, New “Of Counsel” and New Office Space

KMWB elevates its commercial litigation division with top-tier additions, bolstering its ability to serve the real estate industry. A recent expansion of  office space cements KMWB’s position as a major player in the NYC legal  landscape.

Kucker Marino Winiarsky & Bittens, LLP.  (“KMWB”) is proud to announce the expansion of our commercial litigation division in the  recent hiring of a number of esteemed and exceptionally experienced attorneys.  


  • Edmond P. O’Brien, James E. Schwartz, and Joelle B. Taub – have distinguished  careers representing publicly traded real estate investment trusts and privately held  commercial real estate concerns in the areas of in possessory and in general commercial  matters, concerning a wide range of real estate and general commercial matters.  


  • Evelyn P. Flores and Jonathan W. Rich bring extensive experience in Supreme  Court commercial litigation and regulatory matters. Brian A. Campbell brings with him  years of experience in residential landlord-tenant and foreclosure litigation. 


  • Daniel Rice has a long and distinguished career in construction law litigation.
  • Michael Bush is a sought-after attorney in commercial foreclosure and related  litigation, representing plaintiffs and defendants, and acquisitions.


Marking a new chapter of growth and excellence in serving our clients, this  expansion brings a wealth of knowledge to KMWB through the addition of years of  experience and success in commercial real estate litigation.  

Edmond P. O’Brien, shared his enthusiasm for this expansion: “We are thrilled to  join KMWB, a firm with a distinguished and solid track record of success in real estate  litigation, and are committed to making it even stronger.” 

Jim Marino, partner at KMWB, stated, “For both our existing and prospective  clients, this expansion underscores our dedication to delivering the highest quality legal  services across both existing and even more diverse ranges of practice areas by a team  that collectively possesses over a hundred years of expertise with a definitive record of  success.” Nativ Winiarsky, partner at KMWB, similarly proclaimed, “As KMWB continues  to fortify its almost 40 years of real estate practice with these strategic additions, we  remain diligent in our pursuit of delivering outstanding service and legal expertise to our  clients as we continue to shape the future of real estate litigation in the New York  metropolitan area.” 

In addition to welcoming these new attorneys, KMWB has also recently leased  approximately 4,500 square feet at 747 Third Avenue such that it now has a footprint of  nearly 20,000 square feet at the building.