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  • New York attorneys Bryan J. Mazzola and Jennifer L. Stewart obtained a favorable settlement for landlord in discrimination case brought under the federal Fair Housing Act, as well as state and city human rights laws.  In the complaint, professional testers claimed that the building superintendent had refused to show and/or rent them apartments based upon their race.
  • Joseph Riopelle obtained a dismissal of a Counter-claim filed by resident against an Orange County Condominium resulting in Counter-Claimant settling the primary claim with the Condominium in full with a release of all claims.
  • Attorneys Gary S. Ehrlich and Jennifer L. Stewart won an appeal in New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, from an order improperly granting summary judgment to the plaintiff on liability despite material issues of fact remaining in dispute concerning whether the plaintiff had waived any objection to the alleged breach of a heating agreement. The appellate court remanded for trial on this issue, which enabled the Firm to negotiate a favorable settlement for its client, a cooperative apartment building, including the termination of the heating agreement that had been recorded against the property approximately forty years previously.