Tenants' Atty Threatened With Sanctions In Subway Stop Row

Law360, New York (April 24, 2013, 7:36 PM EDT) -- A lawyer representing tenants of a New York City high-rise irked by part of the planned Second Avenue subway faces possible sanctions, a judge said Wednesday, for bringing a new environmental lawsuit against the project after losing his first.

U.S. District Judge Jesse M. Furman threatened to sanction Joseph J. Ceccarelli of Ceccarelli Weprin PLLC for bringing an action — potentially a “totally frivolous” lawsuit, in the judge's words — to block construction of the subway entrance near the Yorkshire Towers, an Upper East Side high-rise....
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