Nativ Winiarsky, a partner at Kucker, Marino, Winiarsky, & Bittens, LLP, is set to argue against certification of a class of tenants seeking treble damages for various overcharges claims.
As the Rent Stabilization Law remains in flux, one thing remains constant: the need for building owners to remain vigilant in enforcement of existing lease obligations and existing statutory obligations.
KMWB secured a favorable outcome for landlords and property owners in a pivotal case for NYC Landlord Tenant Law. Nativ Winiarsky, a partner at Kucker, Marino, Winiarsky, & Bittens, LLP, represented a landlord who managed several cluster-sites that were housing formerly homeless families for affordable rents.
Robyn Jagroop, an associate at KMWB, represented the purchaser of a sponsor condominium unit in Brooklyn’s historic Clinton Hill neighborhood. The $1.3 million residential unit is located steps from Prospect Park and is on a street featuring a row of Brooklyn’s famous brownstones.
Andrew Bittens saved a landlord tens of thousands of dollars by securing a favorable verdict at trial in a commercial non-payment of rent proceeding.
Nikolaos Preponis, Esq. Of Counsel to KMWB, received a favorable decision on appeal in which the Appellate Term, First Department affirmed the lower court’s grant of a motion for summary judgment to the landlord. The case was a non-primary resident proceeding whereby the corporate tenant was claiming it was entitled to a lease renewal.
Andrew Bittens secured an order granting legal possession to a landlord against the last remaining tenant in one of two 19th century brownstones. The owner purchased both brownstones with the idea of combining them into a single family home for his family.
James Marino, a partner at KMWB, secured a dismissal of a Department of Buildings (DOB) violation for a Brooklyn building owner. The submitted application erroneously indicated that the building contained no rent-stabilized units.