DAVID HERSHEY-WEBB TO SPEAK ON PANEL DISCUSSING THE AFTERMATH OF THE ROBERTS CASE AT THE ANNUAL NYCLA JACK NEWTON LERNER LANDLORD-TENANT PRACTICE INSTITUTE ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2013

September 5, 2013

David Hershey-Webbwill appear on a panel with Hon. Laurie Lau discussing the aftermath of the  Roberts case at the Jack Newton Lerner Landlord-Tenant Practice Institute sponsored by the New York County Lawyer’s Association on Friday, September 20, 2013.

In 2009 the Court of Appeals ruled in  Roberts v. Tishman Speyer, that apartments have to remain rent-stabilized and cannot be deregulated as long as an owner is receiving J-51 tax benefits, benefits which are provided to owners when they undertake building renovations. There has been considerable litigation and numerous court decisions since the initial Court of Appeals decision. David will join Hon. Laurie Lau in addressing some of the outstanding issues and the key decisions.

The program takes place from 9-5pm at 14 Vesey Street in lower Manhattan. Attorney attendees can earn 8 CLE credits. The landlord-tenant issues to be addressed that day include:

  • What’s Happening in Housing Court
  • Legislative Update
  • Advising Landlords, Tenants and Co-op Boards on Handling Secondhand Smoke and Noise Issues
  • The Aftermath of  Roberts v. Tishman Speyer
  • Housing Preservation Violations and Issues
  • The Appeals Process
  • Service of Process in Housing Court Cases
  • Red Jacket Holdovers

The faculty includes:

Adam Leitman Bailey, Law Offices of Adam Leitman Bailey; Magda L. Cruz, Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman, LLP; Sylvia DiPietro; Hon Fern Fisher; Hon. Cheryl Gonzales, Housing Ct., NY County; David Hershey-Webb, Himmelstein, McConnell, Gribben, Donoghue & Joseph LLP; Hon. David Kaplan , Housing Ct., NY County; Hon. John Lansden; Hon. Laurie Lau, Housing Court, NY County; Deborah Rand, Assistant Commissioner., Housing Litigation, NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development; Hon. Jean Schneider , Housing Ct., Kings County; Hon. Jack Stoller, Housing Ct., NY County; Hon. Peter Wendt, Housing Ct., NY County; Assemblyman Keith L.T. Wright, Chair, Committee on Housing; Additional faculty TBA.

To register for the program go to:  http://www.nycla.org/index.cfm?section=CLE&page=CLE_Detail&itemID=3253&dateID=20130920