Siri & Glimstad successfully sued to declare illegal and strike down a N.Y.C. Dep’t of Health regulation that would have fined day care centers up to $2,000 for each child attending day care without a flu shot. Siri & Glimstad then won a unanimous five judge affirmance of the strike down when the Dep’t of Health appealed. (Garcia et al. v. N.Y.C. Dep’t of Health et al., No. 161484/2015 (N.Y. Supreme Court).)
Successfully obtained large recovery from the Securities Investor Protection Corporation based on loss of millions of dollars by a broker-dealer. Siri & Glimstad also successfully froze all assets of an alleged broker-dealer in an action to recover millions of dollars involving a complex series of transactions and compelled disclosure of the details regarding the transfer of these funds. (Bak et al. v. Sledziejowski et al., No. 022232/2012 (Kings Supreme Court).)
Represented victims in six separate adversarial proceedings seeking non-dischargeability of various debts arising from various complicated financial transactions and which resulted in judgments totaling over $5 million. (Adv. Pro. Nos. 13-08321; 13-08323; 13-08324; 13-08219; 13-08218; and 13-08220 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.).)
Extensive experience successfully litigating all aspects of an America’s Cup challenge under the Deed of Gift, including as to what constitutes an “organized yacht Club,” an “annual regatta,” an “ocean water course on the sea,” a “vessel propelled by sails only and constructed in the country to which the challenging Club belongs,” a “custom-house registry,” a “centerboard or sliding keel,” and a “friendly competition between foreign countries.” Each of these and many of the other requirements of the Deed of Gift have a long and intricate history and we have extensive experience to navigate these issues under a Deed of Gift challenge.
The City of New York tried to claim that the transient use at a Manhattan hotel which had operated transiently for generations had suddenly become illegal because the building had the label of Single Room Occupancy. Siri & Glimstad prevailed over the City’s repeated attempts, including on appeal at the ECB OATH (Office of Administrative Trials and Hearing), to prohibit the transient use at the building.