Recent Results

Wine Bar License Approved in Flatiron (Manhattan) Despite Fierce Opposition By Local Park Preservation Organization

  • Successfully obtained a wine tavern license in the popular Flatiron area of Manhattan. The application was opposed by a local park preservation organization before both Community Board 3 and the State Liquor Authority and which had successfully protested two previous applicants at the location, resulting in their denial. The proposed establishment was presented as a classy Italian wine bar. Our client agreed to several stipulations regarding closing time and crowd management, resulting in support from Community Board 3 and ultimately an approval by the State Liquor Authority. No other issues arose in the process.

Sale of Nightclub

  • Represented seller in the sale of one of the largest nightclubs in Manhattan for approximately $1 million after it was shut down by the New York Police Department and the New York City Law Department and had its liquor license canceled.

Liquor License For Large Nightclub Approved

  • Successfully obtained approval for an on-premise liquor license for one of the largest nightclubs in Manhattan in the face of fierce community board opposition and despite the fact that the New York Police Department and the New York State Liquor Authority shut down the previous owner and canceled his liquor license due to a series of stabbings, slashes, and brawls.

Purchase of Stock Interest in Nightclub

  • Represented client in the negotiation and purchase of a 25% interest in one of the most successful nightclubs in the Bronx.