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Soo Hyeon Park $2.1M Settlement Reached

Settlement brings closure to wrongful-death lawsuit filed against the village of Ridgewood by the family of the 13-year-old drowning victim.

Ground-Breaking Zoning Petition In Asbury Park, NJ

A new craft distillery represented by attorney Andrew Karas has petitioned the Asbury Park city council and zoning board for rights to locate their business in the downtown area.

Publication: Supreme Court to Decide the Plain Meaning of Retirement Funds

An article by Michael Herz and Deirdre Burke published in the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal explores the ambiguity of whether retirement funds inherited by debtors from non-spouses are exemptable under BAPCPA.

Asbury Festhalle Biergarden Receives Board Approval

Andrew Karas, representing restaurateurs aiming to build Asbury Park’s first rooftop restaurant, has successfully obtained a final stamp of approval on the project from the planning board.

Upscaling Asbury Park

Andrew Karas is representing Asbury Park restaurateurs in their push to bring an upscale beer garden to the city.

Special Appellate Counsel: Soo Hyeon Park Drowning Case

Our Appellate Practice Group has been retained to serve as Special Appellate Counsel for the Estate of Soo Hyeon Park, defending a verdict that awarded $10 million to the Estate.

Founders’ Son Buys Entertainment Publications Out Of Bankruptcy

With interim operations under the guidance of Charles Forman as bankruptcy trustee, 270 jobs have been saved in the process.

St. Vincent’s Medical Center Bankruptcy:
Regarding Rights To Public Records

Michael Herz points out in an ABI Journal article that the automatic stay to access of public records in the case of St. Vincent’s Medical Center of NYC may have created an unintended legal exception.