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Posted: April 12, 2019

Contra Proferentem Doctrine Does Not Apply When Contract is Unambiguous and the Parties are Sophisticated

On April 2, 2019, the First Department issued a decision in Churchill Real Estate Holdings LLC v. CBCS Wash. St. LP, 2019 NY Slip Op. 02472, rejecting the application of the contra proferentem doctrine, explaining: Contrary to defendants’ contention, the doctrine of contra proferentem is inapplicable here, because the language of the agreement is unambiguous, and... Read more »