Andrew C. Kassner and Joseph N. Argentina Jr.
One of the powerful benefits of bankruptcy is the ability to obtain a “fresh” start by obtaining a discharge of most, but not all claims that arose prior to the filing of the bankruptcy case. But when does a claim arise? This issue is especially complex when environmental contamination claims are involved.
Michael B. Gerrard and Edward McTiernan
The courts issued 41 decisions in 2017 under the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act, and changes were made to regulations themselves this year. This article summarizes the most important of these cases and regulation changes, and the patterns they represent.
Todd R. Wulffson
The recent age and disability discrimination lawsuit filed by Randall Arney against the Geffen Playhouse, where he served as artistic director since 1999, seems to raise some serious legal and factual flaws based on just what is alleged in the Los Angeles Superior Court complaint.
Paul M. Schmidt
This article examines some of the key aspects of desirability and viability that are working together to make Brownfield redevelopment increasingly attractive in today's real estate market.