05/31/2016

FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Rachel Aghassi obtain dismissal of an action asserting legal malpractice in two bankruptcy petitions

FKB successfully obtained a pre-answer dismissal on a motion to dismiss from Justice Lucindo Suarez in Supreme Court, Bronx County. In this matter, FKB’s client represented plaintiffs with respect to their handling of two Chapter 13 bankruptcies which were filed in response to a pending foreclosure action. Shortly after the bankruptcies were filed, they were […]

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05/26/2016

FKB’s Andrew R. Jones and Rachel Aghassi obtain dismissal with prejudice of action asserting multiple claims against attorney in the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court, New York County

FKB successfully obtained a pre-answer dismissal on a motion to dismiss from Justice Jeffrey K. Oing in the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court, New York County. FKB’s client represented the opposing parties in two related commercial litigations in which Plaintiffs were involved.  Plaintiffs claimed breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, tortious interference with […]

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05/20/2016

Andrew R. Jones and Jessica Serrano obtain dismissal of fraud and negligent misrepresentation action against attorney arising from adversary’s failure to conduct appropriate due diligence in sale and transfer of dental practice

FKB successfully obtained a pre-answer dismissal on a motion to dismiss from Justice Shirley Werner Kornreich in New York State Supreme Court, New York County. FKB’s client, a Manhattan-based legal advisory and consultancy, represented the sole proprietor of a dental practice in the sale and transfer of 50% of the practice’s shares to the proprietor’s […]

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05/18/2016

FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Rachel Aghassi obtain dismissal of an action asserting legal malpractice in two bankruptcy petitions

FKB successfully obtained a pre-answer dismissal on a motion to dismiss from Justice Lucindo Suarez in Supreme Court, Bronx County.   In this matter, FKB’s client represented plaintiffs with respect to their handling of two Chapter 13 bankruptcies  which were filed in response to a pending foreclosure action.  Shortly after the bankruptcies were filed, they […]

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05/2/2016

Three FKB partners are named 2016 New York Metro Area “Super Lawyers” and five FKB associates are recognized by Super Lawyer’s Magazine as 2016 New York Metro Area “Rising Stars”

Furman Kornfeld & Brennan LLP is proud to announce that Mike Furman, Neil Kornfeld and Patrick J. Brennan are selected as 2016 New York Metro Area “Super Lawyers.” Furman Kornfeld & Brennan LLP is also proud to announce that five FKB associates, Izabell Lemkhen, Rachel Aghassi, Stefanie Singer, Shari Sckolnick and Lauren Simon, have been […]

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04/15/2016

FKB’s Stefanie A. Singer obtains dismissal of a legal malpractice action arising out of an underlying personal injury matter

FKB’s client is a prominent New York plaintiff’s personal injury firm. The matter arose from the defendant firm’s representation of a plaintiff (the “Plaintiff”) in a personal injury action involving a slip and fall accident in which the Plaintiff sought substantial monetary damages resulting from an alleged torn ACL, surgery, and lost wages (the “Underlying Action”). […]

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04/2/2016

FKB’s Samantha Cornell, along with others, hosts another fitness and networking event for lawyers and law students On Saturday April 2nd

On Saturday April 2nd, FKB associate Samantha Cornell along with others hosts another fitness and networking event for lawyers and law students. This event will be held at The Reebok Fit Hub UES located at 1132 Third Avenue from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The event will consist of a 50-60 minute high intensity interval […]

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03/29/2016

FKB’s Andrew S. Kowlowitz and Bain R. Loucks obtain dismissal of defamation claims asserted against law firm

The defamation claim arose from a Law Firm’s representation of a creditor in a foreclosure action against the owner of a partially developed hotel in lower Manhattan. Following commencement of the foreclosure action, the owner filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the Southern District of New York. The litigation was highly contentious, with the owner […]

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03/15/2016

FKB’s Andrew S. Kowlowitz and Brandon H. Weinstein obtain dismissal of a legal malpractice claim in connection with an Attorney’s representation of a landlord in an underlying landlord-tenant/non-payment proceeding

FKB successfully obtained pre-answer dismissal on a Motion to Dismiss from Justice Dufficy in Queens County Supreme Court. In the underlying non-payment proceeding brought by the Landlord in the New York City Civil Court, the Attorney secured a final judgment for its client for back rent. The judgment was appealed by Plaintiff, pro-se, several times […]

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03/14/2016

FKB participates in 2016 Cycle for Survival- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Fundraiser

FKB proudly participated in its fifth “Cycle for Survival,” on March 12, 2016 raising over $50,000 for rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Furman Kornfeld & Brennan LLP continues the fight against cancer and is honored to support research to help loved ones battling these diseases. To donate- Click here to donate to […]

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