Pa. Court Affirms Sittig Cortese Fee Award In RE Dispute

Law360, Philadelphia (February 28, 2014, 5:26 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania Superior Court on Friday upheld a $71,000 judgment in favor of Sittig Cortese & Wratcher LLC in a dispute with New York Life Investment Management LLC over fees stemming from the development of a distressed shopping center.

The three-judge panel concluded that the firm, which focuses on real estate development, had clearly provided legal work that benefited New York Life, which held equity in the center, even though it had been initially retained by the primary developer, Dominion Capital Management LLC.

“Given that New...
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