McCollum Breaks Down the Senate Cannabis Decriminalization Bill
July 29, 2022 – Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senators Cory Booker of New Jersey and Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced a bill on July 21st that would federally decriminalize, regulate, and impose taxes on cannabis products. Schumer shared that views on legalizing cannabis have changed dramatically and about 90% of Americans live in a state […]
Goldstein Named 50 Over 50 by City & State Magazine
February 3, 2022 – What does it take to be named by City & State to their 50 Over 50 Awards 2022? Ask our Partner and colleague, Arthur Goldstein of our Government Relations practice. Starting out his legal career in City Hall under NYC Mayor Ed Koch, Arthur came to Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP in […]
Maria Galante Comments on #FreeBritney and the Legality of Conservatorships
February 17, 2021 – DHC Trusts & Estates Associate Maria Galante sat down with Grit Daily, a news website aimed at millennials to explain the complex legal issues surrounding conservatorships and answer questions brought up by the “Framing Britney” documentary about Britney Spears, and the #FreeBritney movement on social media.
Sid Davidoff and Keith Wright Ranked Among Top Leaders in Government and Politics
February 8, 2021 – City & State magazine released its “2021 New York Power 100 list” recognizing leading figures in government and politics who are stepping up to save New York City from the many challenges it faced in the past year. DHC’s Founding Partner, Sid Davidoff, and Director of Strategic Planning, Keith Wright, were among the […]
Jonathan Pasternak Comments on the Future of Co-Working After Knotel’s Bankruptcy
February 5, 2021 – Jonathan Pasternak, a Partner in DHC’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditor’s Rights practice group, spoke to TechCrunch and The Commercial Observer about Knotel’s bankruptcy and subsequent sale to Newmark, noting that “the company was in an untenable position where they didn’t have the cash flow to sustain operations.”
Steven Appelbaum Joins DHC’s Commercial Litigation Practice
February 1, 2021 – Steven Appelbaum has joined DHC in the Commercial Litigation practice group. Steven represents corporate and individual clients in various stages of complex litigation in both state and federal court, including intellectual property, real estate, labor and employment, estate planning, Proposition 65, foreclosures, construction, and fraud.
Jonathan McCollum Comments on Why Lobbying Will Matter During the Biden Administration
January 26, 2021 – Jonathan McCollum, Chair of DHC’s Federal Government Relations group in the Washington, D.C. office, spoke to Forbes about what lobbying will look like during the Biden Administration and why it’s important for companies to engage in government relations for the next four years. McCollum said, “If you are willing to put in the time and energy to […]
Steve Malito Honored by City & State
January 25, 2021 – DHC’s State Government Relations Chair Steve Malito was named to City & State magazine’s “50 Over 50” list. The honor is awarded to the most distinguished public servants in New York. See the full list of honorees here.
Bill Mack Comments on How Restaurant Regulations are Hurting Businesses and Lease Re-Negotiations are Saving Them
January 19, 2021 – DHC Commercial Litigation Partner William H. Mack spoke to The Real Deal about New York City’s ever-changing outdoor dining regulations and the effect they have on restaurant operators, noting that there is “a lot of consternation” in the industry. Mack also provided expert commentary to The Wall Street Journal on the types of agreements landlords and retail tenants can reach […]
William Walzer Comments on the State of New York City Real Estate
January 12, 2021 – William Walzer, Chair of DHC’s Commercial Banking & Finance practice, weighed in on some of the issues facing New York City’s real estate market. Walzer noted in the Northeast Real Estate Business, that small and mid-sized owners have an incentive to reach agreements with tenants regarding rent disparities in order to avoid lawsuits, […]