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Aaron B. Lauchheimer

Partner
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Tel: 212.735.8745
Fax: 917.522.9945
Email: alauchheimer@morrisoncohen.com
  • Representing real estate developer in connection with dispute with marketing/broker professional concerning fees allegedly owed to the broker pursuant to a brokerage agreement.  Obtained complete stay of discovery pending a hearing on the developer’s motion to dismiss.
  • Representing real estate investor in connection with fee dispute concerning the placement of approximately $15 million in equity investments and $20 million in debt financing with real estate developer.  Successfully obtained summary judgment and multi-million dollar damages award behalf of real estate professional.
  • Representing commercial tenant threatened with eviction.  Obtained Yellowstone injunction on behalf of the commercial tenant and currently litigating tenant’s right continue occupancy of the premises.
  • Representing real estate developer in connection with dispute with executor’s of estate regarding settlement agreement between the developer and the estate’s representatives.
  • Representing food retailer in connection with dispute with architect and engineer concerning design defects in retailer’s new warehouse distribution facility.
  • Representing investment bank in connection with several Department of Labor and private litigations concerning ESOP plans.
  • Representing lender in connection with borrower’s default under a series of promissory notes.
  • Represented real estate investor in connection with dispute with developer who deprived investor of his interests in the development.  Ultimately obtained temporary restraining order, preliminary injunction and appointment of receiver in connection with the real estate development.
  • Represented commercial tenant threatened with eviction.  Obtained Yellowstone injunction on behalf of and ultimately entered into highly favorable settlement for the tenant in exchange for vacating the premises.
  • Represented large Manhattan commercial real estate owner in connection with ground lease dispute affecting ability to lease space to a commercial tenant.  Ultimately obtained complete relief that enabled the real estate owner to complete the lease with the commercial tenant.
  • Represented large Manhattan commercial real estate owner in connection with lease renewal dispute with commercial tenant.  Ultimately obtained highly favorable settlement that resulted in the enforcement of the lease extension.
  • Represented owner of private aircraft in connection with dispute with seller concerning the condition of the aircraft.  Following a five-day trial in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, the parties settled the dispute.
  • Represented owner of a Licensed Home Care Services Agency (LHCSA) in connection with multi-forum litigation arising from LHCSA acquirer’s payment default.  Following multi-day trial in Supreme Court, Nassau County and a multi-day arbitration hearing, ultimately obtained eight-figure settlement on behalf of LHCSA owner.