MEDIA

Publications

The firm’s lawyers write for the New York Law Journal and for other print and online publishers. In particular, Harvey Stone and Richard Dolan write the Eastern District Roundup, a monthly New York Law Journal column summarizing notable decisions in the Eastern District of New York.

April 19, 2020

Inmate Release Exhaustion Rule Should Be Waived For COVID

Published in: Law360

Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, a defendant's application for compassionate release from a federal correctional facility was often seen as “frivolous on its face.” The Covid-19 health crisis changed all of that. In this Law360 article, Jolene LaVigne-Albert analyzes the issue of the administrative exhaustion requirement: in the midst of the pandemic, a court's willingness to waive the 30-day waiting period could become a matter of life or death.

April 2, 2020

Coronavirus and the Commercial Tenant: A Guide to Dealing With Your Landlord During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published in: New York State Bar Association

Jeffrey Eilender, Joshua Wurtzel, and Christopher Dyess consider the legal issues in commercial landlord-tenant law arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the article addresses the legal argument commercial tenants may make to avoid paying rent during the pandemic, and provides practical advice for commercial tenants looking to negotiate with their landlords.