No Conflict For RE Law Firm In NYC Tower Suit, Judge Says

Law360, New York (May 17, 2013, 5:56 PM EDT) -- A real estate-focused law firm can continue representing a developer in a dispute over a stalled Manhattan residential tower planned above a synagogue, a New York state judge ruled Friday, finding that any potential conflicts were too speculative.

Judge Barbara R. Kapnick refused to disqualify Wachtel Masyr & Missry LLP from representing Bronfman Fisher Real Estate Holdings LLC, which Toobian-Sani Enterprises Inc. alleges schemed to cut it out of plans to acquire a community house next to an Upper West Side synagogue and the air rights...
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