October 7, 2021 475 Kent Owner LLC v. NYC Loft Board, et al., 2021 WL 4654615, Sup. Ct., NY Co., Index No. 152193/21 (Hon. Carol R. Edmead, Oct. 7, 2021) (dismissing landlord’s Article 78 petition seeking to annul the Loft Board’s determination that a tenant could establish primary residence in Brooklyn despite holding a tourist…Read more
Andrew Cassady named Of Counsel at Ween & Kozek!
Nina Oksman named Partner at Ween & Kozek!
Andrew Cassady joins Ween & Kozek as an associate attorney!
Ween & Kozek has moved!
Ween & Kozek has moved to 20 Jay Street, Suite 814, Brooklyn New York 11201Read more
Michael Kozek on the application of NYC’s Loft Law in Oakland
Michael Kozek on whether New York’s model of the Loft Law will work in Oakland in the wake of the tragic Ghost Ship fire. Oakland Weighs Loft Law in Wake of Deadly FireRead more
Ween & Kozek obtains recommendation of Loft coverage
Ween & Kozek obtains a recommendation of Loft Law coverage, providing sufficient evidence of residential occupancy at an inquest hearing. Matter of Stathis, OATH Index No. 347/15 (July 12, 2016)Read more
Michael P. Kozek obtains grant of partial summary judgment
Michael P. Kozek obtains a grant of partial summary judgment, holding that the building is an interim multiple dwelling, following applications for protected occupancy and rent overcharge under the Loft Law. Matter of Blessing, OATH Index Nos. 2313/15, 0011/16, 0012/16, 0013/16, 0014/16, and 0015/16 (July 11, 2016)Read more
Ween & Kozek obtains recommendation of Loft Law coverage
Ween & Kozek obtains a recommendation of Loft Law coverage after a lengthy trial. Matter of Gatien, OATH Index Nos. 2121/13; 1033/14 and 2233/14 (May 13, 2016)Read more
Michael Kozek featured in NY Times Ask Real Estate
Michael Kozek is featured in the New York Times Ask Real Estate Column discussing tenants’ rights to security.Read more