In the News

Date Media Outlet Headline
01/10/2024 I Love the Upper West Side West-Park Church Can Stay Intact, At Least for Now
01/08/2024 Commercial Observer West-Park Church Won’t Be Bulldozed After It Withdraws Hardship Application
01/05/2024 West Side Rag West-Park Presbyterian Church Withdraws Hardship Application; ‘It’s Over’
06/26/2023 The New York Times Why Mark Ruffalo and Wendell Pierce Are Fighting for a Crumbling Church
06/09/2023 CBS News Owners of West-Park Presbyterian Church want to strip building of landmark status, sell it
11/21/2022 Daily News The Debate Over Saving a Manhattan Church or Building Luxury Condos Instead Turns Bitter
10/01/2022 Super Lawyers Miracles on 29th and 42nd Streets
08/21/2022 New York Post Crumbling Upper West Side church sues to evict nonprofit as it seeks $33.5M sale
08/20/2022 I Love The Upper WestSide West-Park Church Files Suit to Evict Tenant, Make Way For Demolition
08/19/2022 West Side Rag West-Park Church Sues to Evict Nonprofit Arts Center; Declares Lease ‘Null and Void’
04/27/2022 Benzinga Cannabis Industry Reacts To President Biden's Clemency News
04/16/2022 Courthouse News Service NYC Landmarks Commission Sued in Fight to Protect Historic Brooklyn Church Site
04/14/2022 Brooklyn Paper Neighbors sue to stop Hebron Church development in Crown Heights
04/13/2022 Commercial Observer Crown Heights Groups Sue LPC, Developer to Block Redevelopment of Landmarked School
06/12/2022 6sqft Crown Heights Residents Sue LPC Over Apartment Complex on Site of Landmarked ‘Crown Jewel’
04/12/2022 Law360 Brooklyn Residents Challenge Development At Church Site
04/11/2022 BK Reader Landmarks Commission Sued for Approving ‘Luxury Development’ on Hebron School Site
04/04/2022 Karma Koala Podcast KARMA KOALA PODCAST: EPISODE 71, MONDAY APRIL 4 2022: Guests. Michael Hiller (Hiller PC), David Belsky (FlowerHire), Peter Homberg (Dentons – Berlin)
03/25/2022 Green Market Report Green Market Report's Top 11 Cannabis Law Firms
01/24/2022 Empire State of Cannabis Suing Jeff Sessions
02/02/2022 BK Reader Controversial Crown Heights Development Gets $55M Construction Loan, Despite Ongoing Opposition
10/12/2021 New York Law Journal Attorney of the Year Finalist: Michael Hiller
06/16/2021 NY Daily News De Blasio: NYC Ready to Relocate 8K Homeless Out of Hotels, Back into Shelters
06/09/2021 Commercial Observer Judge Dismisses City’s Push to Kill SoHo Rezoning Lawsuit
06/04/2021 The Real Deal Homeless Residents of UWS Hotel Lose Court Battle to Stay
05/04/2021 EIN News SoHo/NoHo Rezoning Plan on Hold Following Community Activist Lawsuit
04/30/2021 Commercial Observer Lawsuit Wants to Stop SoHo Rezoning Procedures
04/20/2021 Brownstoner City Planning Certifies Gowanus Rezoning, Kicking Off ULURP Process
03/17/2021 The Real Deal De Blasio Wades Into Gowanus Rezoning, Seeks Dismissal Of Lawsuit
02/08/2021 Brownstoner Public Review of Gowanus Rezoning Still on Hold as Judge Studies Legality of Virtual Process
05/02/2021 Brooklyn Paper Gowanus Rezoning Remains on Hold as Judge Considers Legality of Virtual ULURP
01/19/2021 Brownstoner Judge Stalls Controversial Gowanus Rezoning With Temporary Restraining Order After Locals File Suit
01/19/2021 Yahoo! News Judge Stalls Controversial Gowanus Rezoning After Local Lawsuit, Yahoo! News
01/15/2021 City Limits Gowanus Group Files Lawsuit Over City’s Use of Virtual Hearings During Rezoning Review
01/12/2021 Brooklyn Paper Gowanus Rezoning Opponents Lawyer Up For Potential Legal Challenge
01/05/2021 West Side Spirit A Victory For Lucerne Residents, Appellate Court Rules That City Must Maintain Hotel As A Shelter For Now
12/04/2020 The Spirit Judge: Homeless to Remain at Lucerne, For Now
12/03/2020 New York Post Appeals Court Pauses Relocation Of UWS Lucerne Hotel Homeless To FiDi
11/17/2020 Tribeca Trib City Can Move Homeless Men to Financial District Hotel, Judge Rules
11/16/2020 New York Post UWS Group Can’t Intervene In Lucerne Homeless Shelter Suit: Judge
11/11/2020 New York Post UWS Homeless Men Say They Were Offered Cash, Food To Support Downtown Relocation
10/25/2020 West Side Spirit Lucerne Redux - New Developments In The Homeless Hotel Saga As A Judge Halts Residents’ Move From The UWS to FiDi
10/19/2020 Daily News NYC Judge Rules Homeless Men Living At Upper West Side’s Lucerne Hotel Can Stay For Now
10/19/2021 NY News 1 Judge Rules Homeless Men May Remain at the Lucerne Hotel For Now
10/18/2020 New York Post City Halts Transfer Of Homeless Lucerne Hotel Residents After Last-Ditch Legal Effort
10/13/2020 Marijuana Moment Supreme Court Declines To Hear Marijuana Case Challenging DEA’s Restrictive Classification
10/13/2020 WeedWeek Supreme Court Declines to Take Up Legalization Case
09/29/2020 The Weed Blog Federal Cannabis Lawsuit Appeal Receives Unprecedented Support
09/16/2020 AccessWire Marijuana Legalization Appeal Receives Unprecedented Support with the Filing of Nine Amicus Briefs
08/17/2020 Marijuana Moment Marijuana Activists Ask Supreme Court To Hear Their Case Against DEA
11/21/2019 John Jay College of Criminal Justice How to Impeach a President: A Seminar on the Constitutional Remedy of Last Resort in the Age of Trump
05/15/2019 Bloomberg Law Peeking at Your Genes Can Raise Red Flags for Life Insurers
02/04/2019 Billie Jean King Rallies Protest Against Natural History Museum Expansion
02/01/2019 Artnet News Tennis Legend Billie Jean King is Leading a Rally to Protest the American Museum of Natural History’s Expansion
10/30/2018 Curbed New York American Museum on Natural History’s Expansion Plans Halted by Lawsuit
09/22/2018 Wall Street Journal Museum’s Expansion Plan Draws Ire and a Lawsuit
07/31/2018 Commercial Observer Goodlawyas: Three Lawyers Who Challenge New York’s Real Estate
06/17/2017 NY Daily News Law Firm Owed $300G by de Blasio Lobbied Mayor’s Top Aides, Won Big Favor for High-Rise Developer
04/09/2018 CityLand Many Turn Out to Both Support and Register Concerns about Landmarks Rules Revisions
02/15/2018 Forbes Lawsuit Argues That Feds' Cannabis Ban Violates Our Constitutional Rights
12/13/2017 Zoning And Land-Use Attorney Michael Hiller Fights To Uphold The Landmarks Law
12/11/2017 Tribeca Trib Advocates for Historic Clock Say Developer Puts 'Thumb in Eye' of Court
12/05/2017 New York Law Journal Historic Clock, an Interior Landmark, Must Be Preserved As Is, Panel Rules
10/10/2017 RollingStone How a 12-Year-Old Girl Could Help End Week Prohibition in America
08/30/2017 The Spirit The Preservation Lawyer
08/03/2017 Westword Why Aleix Bortell, 11-Year-Old Medical Pot Patient, Is Suing Jeff Sessions
05/24/2017 AM NY Preservationists Win: Hopper-Gibbons House Owner Ordered to Subtract Addition
04/28/2017 Arch Paper Landmarks Cites Nonexistent Permits for Iconic Citicorp Center Plaza
06/08/2016 New York Times In a Rarity, New York Tells 2 Developers No
05/31/2016 New York Times A Manhattan Clock Tower Will Keep What Makes It Tick
04/05/2016 AM NY As Natural History Opens Expansion to Public, New Opponent Emerges
04/04/2016 New York Yimby Mixed Rulings for Conversion of 346 Broadway, TrBeCa
04/04/2016 New York Law Journal Court Halts Plans for Electrical Conversion of NYC Tower Clock
04/01/2016 Hyperallergic Despite Developer’s Plans, a Manhattan Clock Tower Will Stay Mechanical
03/31/2016 New York Times A Manhattan Clock Tower Will Keep What Makes It Tick
03/31/2016 Tribeca Citizen The Clocktower Lawsuit Was a Success
03/02/2016 West Side Rag Developer Drops Plan to Turn Historic Church into Condos
03/01/2016 New York Yimby Church Conversion Condo Project Abandoned at 361 Central Park West
03/01/2016 Daily News Critics Slam Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new “Suggested” Admission Deal
04/16/2014 Wall Street Journal Lawsuit Questions NYPL Overhaul
07/12/2013 Wall Street Journal Library Puts Renovation Plan on Pause
07/11/2013 Huffington Post Second Lawsuit Filed Against NYPL
02/07/2009 New York Post I’m A News Smear Victim
02/06/2009 Wall Street Journal The Manhattan Madam from Queens? Did NYDN Get It Wrong
04/28/2008 Columbia Spectator VOTE Files Lawsuit Challenging 125th Street Rezoning
01/13/2008 Lawyers and Settlements RICO Gives Unum Group Plaintiffs Extra Leverage