The Separate Car Act: A 19th Century Civil Rights Case Worth Re-exploring

By Alex McBride COMMERCIAL LITIGATION LAW PRACTICE What did the ins and outs of the 19th-century U.S. Supreme Court decision, Plessy v. Ferguson, the rationale for Jim Crow racial segregation laws, teach us? Homer Plessy was seven-eighths White and one-eighth Black — pejoratively referred to as an “octoroon” in the 19th century. Plessy came of […]

What Are 7 Things You Should Have in a Construction Period License?

By William P. Walzer, Partner REAL ESTATE LAW PRACTICE COMMERCIAL BANKING & FINANCE LAW PRACTICE   Section 3309 of the NYC Building Code requires property owners planning construction to safeguard neighboring properties from damage and protect persons from injury.  Neighboring property should be protected from typical construction risks: falling objects, vibration damage, and undermined foundations.  […]

What are 4 Important Things to Know About the H-1B 2024 Visa Program?

By Joseph Asir, Esq. IMMIGRATION LAW PRACTICE Time sensitive information from the Immigration Law practice team at Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP regarding the H-1B 2024 visa program. The H-1B Cap: Understanding the 2024 Quota and What It Means for Employers and Employees-The H-1B visa is a highly sought-after visa for skilled foreign workers in […]

What Are 5 Ways to Defer Taxes on Highly Appreciated Real Estate?

  By Stefan Dunkelgrun, Partner TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW PRACTICE Recently, home prices have been increasing and many people believe now is the time to cash in on the value of their home. Whether it’s downsizing and taking the difference or selling a second home and using that money to fund a retirement, most people would […]

What Are 13 Key Estate Planning Considerations for Blended Families?

  By: Stefan Dunkelgrun, Partner TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW PRACTICE It seems like it’s the new normal — blended families — are more commonplace today than ever before; and with them comes a variety of considerations in estate planning that we’ll explore in this article. WHY DOES BLENDED FAMILY ESTATE PLANNING MATTER? During the second […]

Wright Featured Guest on Max Politics Podcast

February 25, 2023 – Keith L.T. Wright, Director of Strategic Planning in Davidoff Hutcher & Citron’s Government Relations Group, was interviewed by host Ben Max on WBAI 99.5FM Gotham Gazette’s Max Politics Podcast episode ‘Black Political Power in New York’ this week. In a wide-ranging and informative conversation, Wright discussed the advancements of Black political power in […]