Jack Lester – Community Counselor

Cases and Articles

In the News

New York Times, October 23, 2009

Crain’s New York Business.com, Sept. 9, 2009

Crain’s New York Bus.com March 16, 2009

The New York Times, June 15, 2008

The Villager, March 16 - 22, 2005

The New York Times, August 28, 2005

All Business.com June 25, 2004

Downtown Express, June 18-24, 2004

New York Law Journal, November 28, 2001

The Village Voice, March 20, 2001

WiredNewYork, Forum

New York State Unified Court System, March 9, 2000

New York Magazine, Feb 1, 1999

New York Times, Sept. 25, 1994

New York Magazine, December 12, 1994

Cases

Auerbach v. Kinley, 765 F2d (2nd Cir. 1984)

Auerbach v. Rettaliata, 765 F. 2d 350, 54 USLW 2030, 25 Ed. Law Rep. 1068 (2nd Cir. (N.Y.), Jun 17, 1985) (NO. 28978/82, 133)

Auerbach v. Kinley, 594 F. Supp. 1503,53 USLW 2223, 20 Ed. Law Rep. 1143 (N.D.N.Y. Oct 10, 1984) ( NO. 80-CV-374)

Eastwood Bldg. Committee of Roosevelt Island v. Berman, 118 Misc. 2d 494, 461 N.Y,S. 2d 184 (N.Y. Sup., Mar 18, 1983) (NO. 28978/82, 133)

Auerbach v. Kinley. 499 F. Supp. 1329 (N.D.N.Y., Oct 09,1980) (NO.80-CV-374)

Ahn v. Malvasio, 1 A.D. 3d 216, 767, N.Y.S. 2d 225 (Mem), 2003 N.Y. Slip Op. 18408 (N.Y. A.D. 1 Dept., Jun 12, 2003) (NO.1408)

Citineighbors Coalition of Historic Carnegie Hill v. New York City Landmarks Preservation Com’n., 306 A.D. 2d 113, 762 N.Y.S. 2d 59. 2003 N.Y. Slip Op, 14994 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., Jun 12, 2003) (NO. 1408)

Lee v. State of New York Housing and Community Renewal, 300A.D.2d 240, 754 N.Y.S. 2d 231, 2002 N.Y. Slip Op. 11100 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., Dec 31, 2002) (NO. 1285)

Lawrence v. 5 Harrison Associates, Ltd., 295 A.D.2d 131, 742 N.Y.S.2d 826 (Mem). 2002 N.Y. Slip Op. 04645 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., Jun 06, 2002) (NO. 1282).

East 91st Street Neighbors to Preserve Landmarks, Inc. v. New York City BD. of Standards, Appeals, 294 A.D.2d 126,740, N.Y.S.2d 876(Mem), 2002 NY Slip Op. 03746 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., May 07, 2002) (NO. 984)

Friends of Van Cortlandt Park v. City of New York, 95 N.Y.2d 623, 750 N.E.2d 1050, 727 N.Y.S.2d 2, 52 ERC 1061, 31 Envtl. L. Rep. 20, 436, 2001 N.Y. Slip Op. 01069 (N.Y., Feb 08, 2001) (NO. 20)

Soho Alliance v. New York City Bd. of Standards and Appeals, 95 N.Y.2d 437, 74 N.E.2d 106,718 N.Y.S.2d 261, 31 Envt1. L. Rep. 20, 306, 2000 NY Slip Op. 10389 (N.Y. Nov 28, 2000) (NO. 124)

Friends of Van Cortlandt Park v. City of New York, 232 F.3d 324, 31 Envtl. L. Rep. 20, 242 (2nd Cir. (N.Y.), Nov 15, 2000) (NO. 00.6183, 00-6197, 00-6198)

Mason v. U.E.S.S. Leasing Corp., 274 A.D.2d 79, 712 N.Y.S.2d 465, 2000 N.Y. Slip Op. 07315 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., Aug 03, 2000) (NO. 619)

U.S. v. City of New York, 96 F.Supp.2d 195, 30 Envtl. L. Rep. 20,573 (E.D.N.Y., May 12, 2000) (NO. 97 CV 2154 NG SMG, 99 CV 6224 NG SMG, 99 CV 7399 NG SMG)

Cleveland Place Neighborhood Ass'n v. New York State Liquor Authority, 268 A.D.2d 6, 709 N.Y.S.2d 12, 2000 N. Y. Slip Op. 04351 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., May 04, 2000) (NO. 2500)

Soho Alliance v. New York City Ed. of Standards and Appeals, 264 A.D.2d 59, 703 N.Y.S.2d 150. 2000 N.Y. Slip Op. 01772 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., Feb 24, 2000) (NO. 1192)

Committee for Environmentally Sound Development, Inc, v. City of New York, 268 A.D.2d 264, 700 N.Y.S.2d 694 (Mem), 2000 NY Slip Op. 00189 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept, Jan 11,2000) (NO. 31)

Doyle v. New York State Div. of Housing and Community Renewal, 1999 WL 177441 (S.D.N.Y., Mar 30, 1999) (NO. 98 CIV. 2161 (JGK)

Committee For Environmentally Sound Development, Inc. v. City of New York, 1998 WL 832606, 49 ERC 1120 (S.D.N.Y., Dec 01, 1998) (NO. 98 CIV. 272 (SWK)

Deane v. City of New York Dept. of Bldgs., 177 Misc.2d 687, 677 N.Y.S.2d 416, 1998 N.Y. Slip Op. 98420 (N.Y. Sup., Mar 18, 1998) (NO. 103306/98)

67 Vestry Tenants Ass'n v. Raab, 172 Misc.2d 214, 658 N.Y.S.2d 804, 1997 N.Y. Slip Op. 97200 (N.Y. Sup., Mar 31, 1997) (NO. 126556/95)

Toys R Us v. Silva, 89 N.Y.2d 411, 676 N.E.2d 862,654 N.Y.S.2d 100 (N.Y., Dec 20, 1996) (NO. 290)

Toys R Us v. Silva, 229 A.D.2d 308, 646 N. YS.2d 91 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept. Jul 02, 1996) (NO. 57986)

Toys R Us v. Silva, 167 Misc.2d 897, 639 N.Y.S.2d 881 (N.Y.Sup., Jan 18, 1996) (NO. 118356/95, 96-125)

19th Street Associates v. State, 79 N.Y.2d 434, 593 N.E.2d 265, 583 N.Y.S.2d 811 (N.Y., May 07, 1992) (NO. 71)

Ad-Hoc Committee of Baruch Black and Hispanic Alumni Ass'n. v. Bernard M. Baruch College, 1986 WL 14983 (S.D.N.Y., Dec 16, 1986) (NO. 84 CIV. 7236 (RO).

Taylor v. Angarano. 652 F.Supp. 827, 37 Ed. Law Rep. 826 (S.D.N.Y., Nov 03, 1986) (NO. 86 CIV.5938 (KTD))

New York Law Journal, November 28, 2001 Wednesday, OUTSIDE COUNSEL; “Testing the Warranty of Habitability at Ground Zero”, By Jack L. Lester