Author archives: John Rumely

    In response to an appeal filed by GEABP, the Appellate Division, First Department, of the New York Supreme Court granted summary judgment in favor of our client, a real estate developer, and dismissed a case seeking more than $65 million in damages.  The case [...]

    Effective October 31, 2017, New York City employers must add salary history to the list of inquiries that are off-limits during the interview process.  Local Law No. 67 amends the New York City Human Rights Law to prohibit an employer or an employment agency f[...]

      We were pleased to see our client, Momufuko, once again receive praise for Ssam Bar and its current chef, Max Ng .  The New York Times review can be viewed here.

  • Effective October 28th, 2017, GEABP clients Paul Mulligan and Fran McGorry acquired Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages LLC, the bottler that has exclusive rights to manufacture, distribute, promote, market and sell Coca-Cola beverages in the New York City, Philadelphia and Wilmington metropolitan areas, most of New Jersey and portions of the Hudson Valley and Southern Connecticut.   In conjunction therewith, Liberty also acquired the rights to distribute, promote, market and sell certain Dr Pepper/Seven-Up and Monster beverages in portions of the same territory.  GEABP’s representation in this engagement also included assisting Liberty in negotiating a credit facility and acquiring over 20 separate real estate interests.  The press release on the transaction can be found here.  

    GEABP Partner Marc Rosenberg will be moderating a panel on recent bankruptcies/restructurings in the retail industry at the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA) conference in New York on November 13th.   More information on the confere[...]

  • Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe was recognized by the Lymphoma Research Foundation at the Foundation’s Welcoming Reception prior to its North American Educational Forum October 20th in New York.  The press release for the recognition can be found here. (pictured: Jeff Golenbock accepts the Hope Award on behalf of GEABP from LRF Chief Executive Officer Meghan Gutierrez.)

    GEABP client Gretchen Carlson has released “Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back” in which she shares her own experiences, as well as those of other women who decided they would resist and overcome sexual harassment.  Gretchen appeared on “CBS S[...]

    We were pleased to see GEABP client, The Ainsworth, again receive favorable press – this time in the Wall Street Journal. A link to the latest article on this fast-growing chain, offering a sports-oriented elevated dining experience, can be found here.

    Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers has included 17 GEABP attorneys on its list of New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2017.  David Eiseman was included among the “Top 100” New York Metro Super Lawyers.  The press release can be viewed here.

    GEABP filed a Class Action complaint on behalf of 41 named plaintiffs to represent a class of 500-600 victims in 35 states (other than California) with estimated losses of $45 million from a 15-year Ponzi Scheme that sold the victims non-existent ATM machine, [...]

    Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP announces the expansions of its Corporate and Commercial Litigation groups with the additions of Matthew Carroll, Juan Soto, Leron Thumim, Angela Park and Adir Paner.   The press release can be viewed here.

    We were pleased to see our client, Gabrielle Hamilton, receive the praise she so justly deserves for her innovative cuisine at Prune.  The New York Times review can be viewed here.