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Airport development key to keeping New York on top
April 1, 2015 -- Real Estate Weekly
Real Estate Weekly mentioned Herrick as the host of a recent event held by The Building Trades Employers' Association. The event attracted more than 60 industry stakeholders for a discussion of capital improvement projects at John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark airports, including proposed rail links and other infrastructure improvements.
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T.L.C. defends proposal to keep cabs on road for 7 years
March 5, 2015 -- Capital New York
Kevin Fullington was quoted in a Capital New York story on New York taxi retirement cycles, which currently allow taxis and livery cars to stay on the road for up to seven years. Kevin, counsel to taxi manufacturer Nissan North America, suggested that keeping cars on the road longer conflicts with the city’s commitment to make more cabs handicap accessible. “We recommend, however, that in the interest of medallion holders, drivers and the riding public, a more conservative approach be taken at this time,” Kevin said. “And we are happy to stand arm-in-arm with our friends at the Committee for Taxi Safety and call for a lifecycle of five years.”
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Consultants Corner
December 12, 2011 -- NY1
Kevin Fullington appears on a panel to discuss how the Republican presidential primary race is shaping up, as well as pending legislation that would allow livery cabs to pick up fares in the outer boroughs.
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American Airlines' Last-Mover Disadvantage
November 30, 2011 -- Bloomberg Businessweek
Stephen Selbst notes that all the major airlines -- except American -- reduced their wage-and-benefit costs years ago by having sought bankruptcy protection. Stephen says American and its parent company should have filed half a decade ago, on the heels of filings by Delta and Northwest. By filing now, after its competitors strengthened themselves by lowering direct and indirect employment costs, a bankrupt American is facing stronger competition.
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American Airlines files for bankruptcy
November 29, 2011 -- Thomson Reuters News & Insight
Stephen Selbst ventures that the American Airlines Chapter 11 filing is short on specifics as to wage-and-benefit issues because the airline -- and its parent company, which also sought protection -- are negotiating those issues with the unions and don't want to jeopardize those talks.
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Analysis: AMR bankruptcy clouds Boeing jet order
November 29, 2011 -- Reuters
Stephen Selbst says American Airlines' $40 billion order for new jets might be imperiled by the airlines' filing for Chapter 11 protection. The bulk of the order went to Boeing, with Airbus getting a smaller slice. Stephen says that American may want to shrink its overall operation -- including the size of its fleet -- which could shrink the size of its order or at least cause the airline to re-trade the contract with Boeing. In the meantime, he says, American's fleet is among the least fuel-efficient in the industry. And he questions whether a bankruptcy judge will authorize a major purchase before the airline files a formal reorganization plan.
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American Airlines files for bankruptcy
November 29, 2011 -- Thomson Reuters News & Insight
Stephen Selbst says the Chapter 11 filing by American Airlines and its parent company, AMR Corp., is light on details about how the company will seek to lower its wage-and-benefit costs. That lack of specificity is probably because the company is negotiating with its unions about wage and pension issues and does not want to disturb those talks, says Stephen, who has worked on a number of airline bankruptcy filings from a variety of perspectives.
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Welcome Mr. Congressman
April 27, 2011 -- Legal Bisnow
Mike McMahon's arrival at Herrick and work in Congress and the New York City council are profiled. This item notes that Herrick is the only firm in New York with two former members of Congress, and that Mike's government relations-centric practice will touch on the real estate, financial services, transportation and environmental sectors and will focus on infrastructure issues, among others.