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Herrick, Feinstein LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 147
  • Gross Revenues: $104,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $705,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $720,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -7

This firm keeps active in commercial real estate, middle-market transactions and the defense of securities and commodities litigation. It represents pro sports franchises in corporate matters and stadium financing, including the New York Yankees. Defense and settlement counsel in national product and consumer fraud class actions.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 195 -7 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 273 -26 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 143 -2 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 174 -3 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 21, 2014

Rodger Citron has been appointed to serve as associate dean for academic affairs at Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Martin Clearwater & Bell has added Gregory Reilly as a partner and head of its employment and labor law practice group, and other moves.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 16, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews 'Matter of Billmyer,' where the court charged the executor of a Brooklyn brownstone a $630,000 surcharge plus interest for breach of his fiduciary duty to his beneficiaries for selling the property at grossly below its fair market value.

On The Move: Cooper Levinson Promotes Three to Partner

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 16, 2014

Cooper Levenson in Alantic City elevates associates Amy Houck, Amy Rudley and Michael Gibson to partners.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 09, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews three cases: 'Fulton Street South Redevelopment v. James,' where the court stayed an illegal use holdover proceeding pending completion of the underlying criminal action, '67-15 102nd Street v. Whitman-Gross,' a landlord-tenant case where the - Appellate Term held that an illegal subtenant is not responsible for the landlord's legal fees, and 'Caraballo v. The Art Students League of N.Y.,' where the court denied a plaintiffs' request for a preliminary injunction which would have stopped a nonprofit from closing on a proposed sale of air rights to a developer.

The Churn: Venable Expands in L.A., Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 08, 2014

A day after Hogan Lovells and Squire Patton Boggs started the third quarter with mergers abroad, Venable has gotten into the tie-up game by picking up seven lawyers from Los Angeles litigation boutique Weingarten Brown. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and more in our latest tally of Am Law 200 hires.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 02, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews 'Landesbank Baden-Württemberg v. RBS Holdings,' where the purchaser of a residential mortgage-backed securities sued claiming fraud, negligent misrepresentation, aiding and abetting a fraud, and rescission; and 'OLR, MM, L.P. v. Bracero,' a landlord-tenant case where a rent stabilized tenant must certify her household income to her landlord because the landlord receives federal low-income housing tax credits.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 25, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews “Board of Managers of the Sevenberry Condominium v. N7B,” where the court dismissed claims against a condominiums architect and engineer holding: “The statements at issue in the report...do not constitute material affirmative misrepresentations that would support a common-law claim that is not entirely dependent on the Martin Act for its viability.”

Citing Sunday Law, Judge Tosses $42 Million Award

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : January 20, 2014

A judge has vacated an arbitration award in a more than $42 million dollar dispute, faulting the arbitrators for exceeding their authority and for meeting on a Sunday in violation of a little-known state law.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 18, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews three landlord-tenant cases: “G&L Holding Corp. v. JR Gonzalez,” which held that tenants do not forfeit their residence status due to a temporary absence, even where the temporary absence is attributable to incarceration, and “217 Malcolm X Blvd v. Naughton Bros. Funeral Home, a commercial landlord-tenant case where a tenant was granted a dismissal because the landlord's petition only partially described the premises to be recovered, and “In re Mary Encarnacion Grant v. NYCHA,” where a NYC Housing Authority's termination of a tenancy was upheld.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 11, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews 'Board of Managers of 550 Grand Street Condominium v. Schlegel,' where the court found that negligence claims against an architect were time-barred.

Suit Reinstated Against Museum Over Art Stolen By Nazis

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : January 09, 2014

Five years after striking down a California law that allowed a Jewish art dealer's heir to sue to recover artwork stolen by the Nazis, a federal appeals court has reinstated the case.

Lawyer Sued to Block Promotion of Improper Tax Shelters

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : January 06, 2014

U.S. Sues Tax Lawyer to Block Promotion of Bogus Shelters

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : January 06, 2014

Harold Levine, the head of Moritt Hock & Hamroff's tax practice group, has been sued by federal authorities to block his promotion of abusive tax shelters like the ones he allegedly promoted while chairing the tax practice group at Herrick Feinstein.

Lawyer Sued to Block Promotion of Improper Tax Shelters

Mark Hamblett : The Am Law Daily : January 05, 2014

Harold Levine, the head of Moritt Hock & Hamroff's tax practice group, has been sued by federal authorities to block his promotion of abusive tax shelters like the ones he allegedly promoted while chairing the tax practice group at Herrick Feinstein.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 04, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews three Landlord tenant cases: “418 West 130th Street. v. Rawlings,” a rent stabilization case, “Sixth Avenue Terrace v. Langley,” involving a summary no-payment proceeding, and “Santiago-Monteverde v. Pereira,” which asked the question “May a rent-stabilized tenant prevent the assumption and assignment of his or her lease by claiming that the lease (or its value) is a 'local public assistance benefit' exempt from the bankruptcy estate?”

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 28, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews "Bennett v. Towers" in which a judge fined an attorney $10,000 for filing SLAPP lawsuit, and "Kellner v. U.S. Army Corp of Engineers," a land use case where the court denied injunctive relief to stop the city from proceeding with demolition work.

Obituary: Israel Rubin

John Caher : New York Law Journal : January 28, 2014

Israel "Russ" Rubin, a jurist who spent 14 years on the Appellate Division, First Department and finished his legal career as co-chair of the national appellate practice group at Greenberg Traurig, died Friday at 87.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 21, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two cases: '1855 7 Ave. Housing Dev. Fund v. Wigfal', where a co-op's board of directors' termination of a proprietary lease was upheld, and '34th Street Penn Asso, v. Payless Shoesource', a commercial landlord-tenant case where the tenant was entitled to a 50 percent rent abatement because “opening conditions” had not occurred, as per the lease.

Intervention is Denied Where Interest 'Remote'

Brendan Pierson : New York Law Journal : January 14, 2014

Michael Trimarco, a former officer of patent holding company Data Treasury Corp., cannot intervene in a lawsuit against Data Treasury and Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice over an alleged "pay to prosecute" scheme.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 14, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews 'Saccheri v. Cathedral Properties,' dealing with a damage claim in a wrongful eviction case which was dismissed due to lack of authority to award legal fees, and "420 W 206th Street Owners Corp. v. Lorick," a co-op case involving the rights and obligations of the holder of unsold shares.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 07, 2014

Scott E. Mollen reviews landlord tenant cases, one involving attorney fees and the reciprocal mandate of RPL §234 in a holdover proceeding, and another where a chronic rent delinquency holdover proceeding was dismissed.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 30, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews three cases with issues ranging from laches, to horizontal multiple dwellings, to attorney fees.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 23, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews "Armonk Snack Mart v. Robert Porpora Realty," and writes: When a real estate market is declining, some purchasers will attempt to “escape” their contractual obligations to close. They may try to renegotiate the price to a lower amount based on some “allegedly material” breach by the seller. In a rising market, some sellers may look to invalidate their sale contracts so that they sell the property to someone else at a higher price or try to renegotiate a higher price with their purchasers.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 16, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews '409-411 Sixth Street v. Mogi,' involving the standard for appellate review of non-primary residence cases, 'Crestwood Loft Partners v. Crestwood Station Plaza,' dealing with anticipatory breach of contract, and 'Pitter v. Gregory', where an escrow agent's counterclaims were dismissed.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 09, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews 'Adler v. Ogden Cap Properties,' which held that a class action is inappropriate to determine Hurricane Sandy damages, and 'Maetreum of Cybele v. McCoy,' where a pagan religious group was allowed a tax exemption for its upstate property.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 02, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews three cases: 'Matter of Inquiry of Eric T. Schneiderman v. Scarpinito,' involving General Business Law §354, 'Stuart v. Stuart,' where the statute of limitations barred an action for the transfer of a family home, and 'Miranda v. Aliotta,' dealing with an oral brokerage fee.

Eleven Years' War

Jan Wolfe : Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014

At more than a decade (and counting), few litigations can match the length—and the strangeness—of Datatreasury Corporation's twisted legal saga.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 26, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two condominium cases: 'Tucciarone v. Olde Oyster Bay Homeowners Association,' where the association's board was enjoined from enforcing its by-law fines procedures, and 'Caton Court Condominium v. Caton Development,' which involved a professional malpractice claim against the architect of the building.

Patent 'Troll' Litigation Rich in Local Color

Jan Wolfe : The American Lawyer : January 21, 2014

At 11 years (and counting), the DataTreasury case is full of intrigue and interesting characters.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 19, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews 'Chan v. Driggs 808', a case dealing with an option to purchase and the sufficient material terms needed in such an agreement, and 'Miller-Francis v. Smith-Jackson,' a foreclosure case where the homeowner alleged that the lender was on notice of an alleged fraudulent scheme.

Panel Says Insurance Covers Theft by Armored Car Executives

Brendan Pierson : New York Law Journal : January 13, 2014

An insurance policy on cash being transported in armored cars for a check-cashing business covers theft by the car company's executives while the money was in their vault, a First Department panel ruled, reversing a Manhattan Supreme Court judge's ruling.

City's New Housing Leader to Hold Course, Attorneys Say

Brendan Pierson : New York Law Journal : January 13, 2014

Although New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has touted his new housing commissioner, Vicki Been, as a progressive tenants' advocate, landlord and tenant attorneys said they're aren't expecting radical changes from the agency.

Panel Says Insurance Covers Theft by Armored Car Executives

Brendan Pierson : New York Law Journal : January 12, 2014

An insurance policy on cash being transported in armored cars for a check-cashing business covers theft by the car company's executives while the money was in their vault, a First Department panel has ruled, reversing a lower court judge's ruling.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 12, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two recent cases: 'Extell Belnord v. Uppman,' involving a landlord/tenant agreement held unenforceable notwithstanding DHCR's "imprimatur," and 'Cohen v. G&M Realty,' where the court denied a motion for preliminary injunction to prevent the destruction of graffiti art commonly known as 5 Pointz.

Labor & Employment

: New York Law Journal : January 10, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Achieving a Work Environment Free of Cyber Bullying," "Issues With Self-Destructing Messages in the Workplace," "Developing Social Media Policies That Survive NLRB Scrutiny," "Beware the Risks of Using Social Media During Recruitment" and "Social Media: Changing the Face of Employment Law."

Achieving a Work Environment Free of Cyber Bullying

Mara B. Levin : New York Law Journal : January 10, 2014

Mara B. Levin, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein, writes: Since 2003, 25 states have considered legislation and, at last count, 11 states have active bills promoting a healthy workplace environment. Yet, no state has passed legislation creating a private cause of action against an employer by an employee who is subjected to workplace bullying. The Richie Incognito/Jonathan Martin episode may prove to be the tipping point where enough public support is garnered to reverse the trend.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 05, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews three recent cases - one involving a holdover proceeding where the court found a former wife to be a "family member" and not a mere licensee, a second involving New York City's Pet Law, and a third involving a prescriptive easement.

Key Players in the DataTreasury Saga

Jan Wolfe : The American Lawyer : January 27, 2014

The Lawyers and principals embroiled in the long-running litigation.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 26, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two foreclosure cases—one in which the court found that lack of understanding of the legal process is not a reasonable excuse for failure to serve an answer or otherwise appear, and a second where a lender failed to comply with RPAPL Section 1304.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 19, 2014

A review of recent cases involving the tax assessment of a not-for-profit organization, standing in a foreclosure action, and a landlord's allegations of an ongoing illegal business occurring in a tenant's apartment.

Judge Favors Seller in Real Estate Contract Dispute

Brendan Pierson : New York Law Journal : January 14, 2014

A seller in a real estate deal claiming anticipatory repudiation against the buyer doesn't need to demonstrate that it was ready to close on the deal if it is not seeking lost profits, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Charles Ramos has ruled.

The Churn: Bingham Loses Trio of Litigators, Plus More Lateral Moves

Sara Randazzo and Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 11, 2014

A three-partner litigation team moves from Bingham McCutchen to Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Greenberg Traurig sees its lawyers jump to Dechert, Husch Blackwell and Squire Sanders; and the chair of Dorsey's labor and employment practice joins Littler Mendelson.

Agency Subpoenas Seek Process Servers' GPS Records

Brendan Pierson : New York Law Journal : January 07, 2014

New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs has served more than 300 subpoenas on independent process servers, leading some to complain that they're being unfairly targeted and that overzealous enforcement is driving them out of business for technicalities.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 06, 2014

Herrick, Feinstein has appointed new chairs and co-chairs of several departments, among other announcements of promotions and additions.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 05, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two recent cases: One, a foreclosure action where the lender's blanket mortgage was deemed a "first mortgage," entitled to priority over the condominium's lien for unpaid common charges, and a second commercial landlord/tenant case where a subtenant had not exercised the option to renew, leading the court to hold that the tenant was "not relieved of consequences of the untimely renewal notice."

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 29, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two Landlord-Tenant cases—one in which the New York City Housing Authority was ordered to pay more than $19,000 in civil contempt penalties for failing to restore hot water to a tenant's apartment, and the second, where the Housing Court found a tenant was deprived his due process rights when he lost his rent-controlled apartment after failing to respond to eviction proceedings because he was incarcerated.