Legal Services

Litigation

Lieb at Law represents clients in a wide range of complex litigation inclusive of:

Commercial Litigation

  • Contractual Disputes
  • Restrictive Covenant Litigation (Non-Compete / Non-Solicitation / Non-Disclosure)
  • Discrimination Defense
  • Corporate Governance Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation and Arbitration)
  • Copyright / Trademark Infringement
  • Post-Judgment Collections
  • Licensing Authority Disputes
  • Appeals

Estate Litigation

  • Contested Probate / Administration (Will Contests / Executor & Administrator Contests)
  • Spousal Right of Election
  • Compulsory Accountings
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty (Executor / Administrator / Trust Administration Litigation)
  • Discovery of Fraudulent Transfers & Turnover Proceedings
  • Appeals

Real Estate Litigation

  • Foreclosure & Mortgage Litigation (Plaintiff & Defense)
  • Title Litigation (Insurance Defense / Bar Claims / Mechanics’ Liens / Lien Priority)
  • Cooperative and Condominium Litigation (Board / Building Representation & Unit Owner Representation)
  • Contractual Disputes (Down Payment Litigation)
  • Building Code Violation Defense
  • Zoning & Land Use / Article 78 Litigation
  • Partition
  • Trespass Actions
  • Constructive Trust Litigation
  • Fair Housing & Discrimination
  • Landlord / Tenant Evictions, Special Proceedings and Plenary Actions (Commercial & Residential)
  • Construction Litigation
  • Neighbor Disputes (Covenants & Restrictions / Easements & Rights of Way)
  • Environmental Litigation (Navigation Law §181)
  • Appeals

Real Estate Brokerage Litigation

  • Commission Disputes
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty Defense
  • False Advertising Defense
  • Subpoenaed Non-Party Witness Representation
  • Fair Housing & Discrimination Defense
  • License Law Violations and Administrative Complaint Defense
  • Appeals

Plaintiff Personal Injury

  • Premises Liability (Slip & Falls)
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Construction Site Accidents / Labor Law
  • Defective / Dangerous Products (Product Liability)
  • Appeals

Title Insurance Litigation

Provide legal counsel to the nation’s largest title insurance corporation / underwriters, title insurance agents, individual property owners, local and national banks and mortgage lenders.

Litigation Panel Counsel for defense & claims concerning:

  • Defective Deeds, Forged Deeds, & Fraudulently Induced Deeds
  • Mortgage Priority & Enforceability concerning Bona Fide Purchaser / Lender RPL §291 Status, Inquiry Notice & Equitable Subrogation claims
  • Boundary Line Disputes including Adverse Possession & Prescriptive Easements
  • Quiet Title Actions (Bar Claim) / Declaratory Judgment Actions concerning Usurious Loans, Ancient Mortgages, & Failure to Discharge Mortgages
  • Equitable Mortgages & enforcing E&O Contracts
  • Appeals

Compliance Counsel for DFS Regulations, including:

  • Implementation of Regulations 206 & 208 policies forms, & staff training.
  • Obtain client-specific formal DFS Opinion Letters while analyzing FOILed Opinion Letters drafted to client competitors.
  • Monitor / interpret pending regulations / legislation.

Employment Litigation:

  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Retaliation
  • Wage and Hour
  • Restrictive Covenants (non-compete/non-solicit)
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (mediation and arbitration)
  • Appeals