Herrick Names Four New Partners
Herrick, Feinstein LLP promoted four attorneys to partner, effective January 1, 2017. All of the new partners are based in Herrick's New York City office.
Herrick’s Litigation Department adds two new partners.
- Janice Goldberg focuses on complex commercial litigation, including litigation arising out of bankruptcy matters. In 2016, Janice was part of the Herrick team that secured a notable Appellate Division, Second Department victory for a private client, involving the rare overturning of a multi-million-dollar Beth Din (rabbinical court) arbitration award. Recently, she also successfully defended several New York City commercial real estate owners and managing agents in an Appellate Division, First Department appeal of a proposed class action claim, filed by plaintiffs who sought rent refunds for loss of services during Hurricane Sandy.
- Adam Stein focuses on complex commercial disputes with an emphasis on real estate litigation, representing owners, developers, investors, lenders and title insurance companies. Recently, he was part of the Herrick team that successfully defended the developers of the $320 million Brooklyn Bridge Park Pierhouse hotel and condominium project against two lawsuits seeking to halt construction. Adam also successfully defended a major developer in an Appellate Division, First Department appeal involving a contract dispute over a valuable Staten Island waterfront development site.
Herrick's Real Estate Department adds Dena Cohen as partner.
- Dena focuses on office and retail leasing transactions, ground leases, and real estate sales and acquisitions. Recently, Dena advised a major New York City developer in the assembling, acquisition and ground leasing of properties for development in New York City. Dena also counseled Greystar Real Estate Partners in the $211 million acquisition and financing of a multifamily building in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, and The World-Wide Group and Cammeby's International, as owner, in the ground leasing of a $220 million Class A tower in Chicago, Illinois.
Herrick’s Tax & Personal Planning Department adds Jason Kleinman as partner.
- Jason focuses on domestic and international tax planning matters, primarily for closely-held businesses and their owners. Recently, he advised The European Fine Arts Foundation in a joint venture to own and operate an annual Fall and Spring art fair at Manhattan’s Park Avenue Armory, sports investor Joe Tacopina on the acquisition of the Italian soccer club Venezia F.C., and a private client in the acquisition of a vineyard on Long Island’s North Fork. Before joining Herrick, Jason worked for the international division of the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, where he specialized in the administration of Treasury Regulations applicable to cross-border investments.