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The Rent Law 2015

By Adam Leitman Bailey On June 26, 2015, Governor Cuomo signed into law Chapter 20 of the Laws of 2015, a complex piece of legislation covering a variety of topics, most of them having nothing to do with landlord-tenant relations. However, that section of the Chapter 20 that does cover landlord-tenant relations carries, by law,  Full Article…

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The Sound and the Fury: Noise in Rentals, Co-ops and Condos

By Adam Leitman Bailey and Dov Treiman As New York City experiences ever denser housing, the problems of noise resound ever more clearly. The noise has gotten louder for many reasons. First more families have chosen to reside in this city and one of the loudest and unrepresented group of violators has been screaming children.  Full Article…

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Why We Do Not Hire Law School Graduates from the Ivy League Schools

In order to strive to become one of New York’s best real estate law firms we do not hire law school graduates from Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Columbia or any of the other traditional highest tier schools. Our hires come from the top of the classes of the second, third or fourth tier law schools. We  Full Article…

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FDA’s Poison Prevention Packaging Rule: A Bitter Pill the FDA is Forced to Swallow

By John M. Desiderio The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently ruled unanimously that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is not authorized to regulate the packaging of solid dosage dietary supplements and drugs for poison prevention purposes.1 The court held that FDA exceeded its statutory jurisdiction when it issued regulations requiring unit-dose  Full Article…

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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Successfully Obtains Judgment in Three Common Charges Foreclosure Actions

Our clients, the Boards of Managers of condominiums, often find themselves in the precarious situation of having a unit owner that is failing to pay common charges despite numerous notifications of the default and are therefore forced to file liens on the units and bring a foreclosure action against the unit.  And, because of the  Full Article…

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Jackie Halpern was recognized for her “excellent research assistance” in a paper published in the Georgia State University Law Review, Volume 25, No. 3, Spring 2009, Georgia State University Law Review

Jackie Halpern was recognized for her “excellent research assistance” in a paper published in the Georgia State University Law Review, Volume 25, No. 3, Spring 2009. https://alblawfirm.com/honors-awards/jackie-halpern-was-recognized-for-her-excellent-research-assistance-in-a-paper-published-in-the-georgia-state-university-law-review-volume-25-no-3-spring-2009/

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Jackie Halpern received an honorable mention for her “remarkable help and editorial assistance”, as published in the San Diego Law Review, Volume 42, No. 2, Spring 2005, for her work with Michael L. Perlin

Jackie Halpern received an honorable mention for her “remarkable help and editorial assistance”, as published in the San Diego Law Review, Volume 42, No. 2, Spring 2005, for her work with Michael L. Perlin on the role and significance of counsel in right to refuse treatment cases in the realm of mental disability law.

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