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.