Multimillion Dollar Margate Transaction
$130 Million, 555 Unit Apartment Complex
Ocean City Hotel Sale
$34 Million Wilmington, DE Apartment/Firehouse Complex
Art Brown and Scott Mitnick recently closed a $34 million transaction in Wilmington, Delaware involving the acquisition, construction, development and financing of an 87 unit apartment complex, which included the construction of a new firehouse station. This transaction involved complex multi-level financing, including the issuance of tax exempt bonds.
North Jersey Multi-Family Residential Housing
$90 Million Military Housing Development
Commercial Office Building Purchase/Refinance
Rutgers University Housing Development
Ben Zeltner and Brian Cullen of Levine Staller represented the developer of a 161,000 square foot, 102 unit, state-of-the art graduate student housing project for Rutgers University located directly adjacent to the Camden Campus of Rutgers University in the University Village area of Camden, New Jersey.
Arbitration Award, Attorney's Fees Secured Against Individuals, Entities
David Azotea successfully obtained a substantial arbitration award and attorneys’ fees against two individuals and several corporate entities for breach of contract and wrongful withholding of business revenues.
Defense of Multimillion Claim by Casino
David Azotea recently defended a multimillion dollar claim by an Atlantic City casino for negligence and breach of contract. The casino negotiated a settlement with Levine Staller’s client in the early stages of litigation.
Summary Judgement for Estate
Insurance Carrier Agrees to Favorable Award at Arbitration
The firm prevailed against an insurance carrier for its refusal to compensate its insured for damages to the roof and merchandise of an insured commercial building. A favorable award was obtained at arbitration and the carrier settled the matter and paid attorneys’ fees.
$750k Settlement from Luxury Home General Contractor
Settlement, Treble Damages and Attorney Fees Obtained
Levine Staller’s Construction Litigation Department, successfully obtained a settlement including treble damages and attorneys fees on behalf of a family who had significant construction renovations performed on their home by a contractor that was not licensed, did not comply with the requirements of the Home Improvement Practices Act and whose work was grossly negligent.
Summary Judgement Obtained for High-Ranking Municipal Administrators
Successful Race Discrimination, Whistleblower Defense
The firm successfully defended a high ranking public official against claims of race discrimination and whistle blowing. After engaging in substantial discovery, the claim was dismissed without any admission of liability or payment of monies.
$1.6 Million Whistleblower Case Dismissed
Full Interstate Share Obtained
Estates and Trust Litigation attorneys Scott Mitnick and David Azotea were successful in obtaining a beneficiary’s full intestate share of an estate prior to instituting litigation despite contested allegations from other beneficiaries that the decedent executed a valid holographic Last Will and Testament.
Summary Judgement on Behalf of Estate
IRS Waiver Obtained
NJ Sales and Use Tax Refund Obtained
Our tax attorneys were successful in obtaining a large New Jersey Sales and Use Tax refund from the New Jersey Division of Taxation after filing litigation in New Jersey Tax Court to refute the Division of Taxation’s claim that the taxpayer failed to file and properly report New Jersey Sales Tax.
Six Figure Tax Refund Obtained
Our tax attorneys were victorious in obtaining a six figure tax refund from the Internal Revenue Service after a multi-year dispute with the IRS over the taxpayer’s filing of a bad debt deduction refund claim.
Innocent Spouse Relief Secured for Client
Pennsylvania Casino License Renewals
Casino Vendor Representation
Pennsylvania Casino Representation
Trump Outside Counsel
Billboard Sign NJ-DOT Violation Defense
Rutgers University Housing
Nonprofit Housing Developer Atlantic City Acquisitions
$1 Million + Bayfront Margate Home Sale
Multimillion Dollar Tax Assessment Reductions
In 2011, Michael Sklar successfully represented condominium owners and commercial property owners in real estate tax appeal litigation in the Atlantic County Board of Taxation resulting in multi-million dollar tax assessment reductions.