Practice Areas

We have successfully represented both individuals and corporate clients in litigation matters in courts throughout New York State (including Supreme and Surrogate’s courts) and in the federal courts throughout the United States. We have also successfully participated in arbitrations (including FINRA arbitrations) and mediations. In addition, we have represented clients before government agencies in employment matters.

Because we are a small firm, we are not either a plaintiff or defendant or employer or employee oriented firm. As such, we have a unique perspective on our adversaries’ positions and can use this unique perspective to our clients’ advantage. Firms which specialize in either plaintiff or defense work lack such a perspective.

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION

Our practice includes representation of clients involved in disputes over goods sold and delivered; disputes over services rendered; disputes over management of enterprises; disputes over joint venture agreements; disputes by investors against corporations; disputes over intellectual property; and breach of contract disputes in general.

Our art litigation cases involve disputes surrounding such renowned artists as Modigliani, Malevich, Basquiat, and Lichenstein.

BUSINESS OWNERSHIP LITIGATION

In this area, we have represented both majority and minority shareholders, partners, limited partners and limited liability partners on issues involving the governance of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies; disputes between partners and shareholders over distributions; disputes over the dissolution of corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies.


REAL ESTATE LITIGATION

Here, we have represented landlords, tenants, and subtenants in disputes over leases, interpretation of clauses in leases and breaches thereof.

BUSINESS TORTS

In this area, we have represented parties in matters where there are allegations that shareholders, directors, and/or officers in corporations or partnerships have breached their fiduciary duties; and in matters where there are allegations of dominance by a majority shareholder, director, and/or officer over the management of a corporation so that the corporate shield no longer applies.

EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION

We have represented both employers and employees in disputes over terminations; allegations of discrimination based upon age, sex, and disability; and allegations involving breaches of confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements.

BANKRUPTCY ACTIONS

We have represented creditors’ interests in proceedings in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

APPELLATE PRACTICE

In addition to our trial-level practice, we have also handled numerous matters before the New York Appellate Division, New York Court of Appeals, as well as federal appeals courts in New York, New Jersey, and other jurisdictions. Typically, these proceedings pertain to the areas of law listed above.

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FRANZINO & SCHER, LLC
120 West 45th Street
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036

Telephone: (212) 230-1140
Fax: (212) 230-1177

Email: info@franzscherlaw.com

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