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Dawn Kirby Sworn in as President of WCBA

DDWWW is pleased to announce that our partner Dawn Kirby was sworn in as President of the Westchester County Bar Association at the Association’s Annual Banquet on May 14, 2014.  Dawn is only the 5th woman to be elected President of the Association in its 116 years.  Dawn is a Partner in the Firm’s Bankruptcy Practice Group.

 

DDWWW Welcomes a New Partner

DDWWW is pleased to announce that STEVEN SCHOENFELD has joined the firm as a partner in the litigation practice group. Steven has more than 20 years’ experience in commercial, corporate, financial, real estate, bankruptcy, intellectual property litigation and related counseling. Previously a partner in the New York offices of Torys L.L.P., Dorsey & Whitney L.L.P. and Robinson & Cole L.L.P., Steven earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, from Princeton University and a Juris Doctorate from New York University Law School. He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and several federal courts, serves as a member of the American Arbitration Association’s Roster of Neutrals and as an arbitrator and mediator for the New York Joint Committee on Fee Disputes and Conciliation, and is a member of the New York State Bar Association Corporate Counsel Section Executive Committee.

Cross County Shopping Center, Yonkers, New York (Brooks Shopping Centers, LLC)

The firm represents the owners of this legendary shopping mall, one of the first of its kind in the nation, in connection with a $250 million renovation and expansion. The recently completed project includes the addition of new shops and restaurants, and an 80,000 square foot addition to the existing Macy’s store.

Yonkers Downtown Redevelopment Project, Yonkers, New York (Struever Fidelco Cappelli, LLC)

The firm represents the developer in connection with all aspects of this urban renewal mixed-use redevelopment project consisting of approximately 3,000,0000 square feet of commercial and residential uses (including Hudson River waterfront residences) and public amenities including daylighting of the Saw Mill River and a waterfront promenade and park.

Avalon Green, Tarrytown, New York (AvalonBay Communities, Inc.)

The firm represents AvalonBay Communities, Inc., one of the best capitalized developers of luxury apartment communities in the nation. Shown here is Phase II of Avalon Green located in Tarrytown (Town of Greenburgh), New York. This 444 unit community is currently under construction.

The Waterfront at Port Chester, Port Chester, New York (G & S Investors)

The firm represents the developer in connection with all aspects of this urban renewal mixed-use project which revitalized the Village's downtown with over 500,000 square feet of development in walking distance to a Metro North station.

Renaissance Plaza at White Plains, White Plains, New York (Cappelli Enterprises, Inc.)

The firm represents the developer in connection with all aspects of this 890,000 square foot mixed-use project in the heart of White Plains, including all land use approvals, public/private development agreements, and benefits from the County of Westchester Industrial Development Agency and Empire State Development Corporation. This urban renewal project features the spectacular Ritz-Carlton Westchester Hotel and Residences offering expansive views of New York City and the Hudson River valley, as well as 11,000 square feet of street-level retail and restaurant uses.