Category archives: News

  • The attorneys from Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe turned out in large numbers July 13th to help revitalize a part of Van Cortland Park in the Bronx.  The weather was challenging - temperatures in the 90s and high humidity – but it did not dampen the spirits of the team, which dug into a project selected by the NYC Parks staff.  By the end of the day, significant areas around one of the park’s rest stations were weeded and mulched. “We are grateful to the attorneys from Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe for the work they did in Van Cortlandt Park,” stated   Kelly Doyle, Corporate Program Coordinator, for the NYC Partnerships for Parks.  “The Partnership works with NYC Parks and City Parks Foundation to address the needs of communities looking to make their parks more v[...]

    May 24, 2017    Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP announces the addition of Edouard (“Ted”) Markson, who has joined the firm from Chadbourne & Park LLP.   The press release can be viewed here.

    June 5, 2017  Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP announces the addition of Sasson Marcus, who has joined the firm from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.  The entire press release can be viewed here.

    June 4, 2017: GEABP client, City Winery, was recently featured in an MSNBC profile.  The piece focuses on founder, Michael Dorf, as he relates the challenges he faced while opening an innovative wine and food venue in the midst of the Great Recession.   To vie[...]

    Urbanspace, one of the city's premier food hall operators and manager of several of the city's largest holiday retail fairs, has entered into a Management Agreement with the owner of Turnstyle, a 27,000 square foot retail market in the Columbus Circle subway s[...]

    16 May 2017 – Representatives from Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP (“GEABP”) were among 100 senior professional advisors from 27 countries in Berlin last week for the EMEA Regional Conference of Alliott Group, one of the world’s leading internati[...]

    Donald Hamburg, a partner in GEABP’s Trusts & Estates group, has just published a Client Alert entitled “Qualified Personal Residence Trusts Attract IRS and NYS Estate Tax Audits,” which discusses heightened audit activity by the IRS and state tax departme[...]

    DineEquity, Inc., the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar® and IHOP® restaurants, has announced that John Cywinski has been appointed President, Applebee's, effective March 9, 2017. Mr. Cywinski most recently served as Executive Vice Pres[...]

    An article that appeared in the March 8, 2017 edition of The New York Times mentioned the recent trend of celebrity chefs locating their restaurants within hotels. Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP is very active in the “venue F&B” space, havin[...]

    It is not unusual for parties negotiating a transaction to state that a binding agreement is “subject to” the execution of a final, written contract.  The New York Court of Appeals’ recent decision in Stonehill Capital Management v. Bank of the West carries a [...]

    Partner David M. Rubin and Associate Alexander K. Parachini won a pro bono bench trial in which they secured a judgment and punitive damages for their client, Donna Grosvenor of Brooklyn, NY, who lost her home in a mortgage fraud scam. Ms. Grosvenor, who li[...]

    Donald A. Hamburg and Daniel B. Axman published an article regarding the new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) procedure generating a significant layer of complexity when an Executor decides to sell real estate held in a decedent’s estate.  The article entitled “[...]