26 Years of Experience
SCOTT LANIN, ESQ.
Lanin Law P.C.
505 Eighth Avenue, 14th Flr.
New York, NY 10018
THE MARTIAL ARTS & COMMERCIAL LITIGATIONI have been an attorney since 1989 and have trained in the martial arts since 1984. Both fields share the same model for success: Avoid confrontation. Fight fiercely when necessary. Think creatively. Negotiate from strength. Overcome weakness. Pay rigorous attention to detail. Show courtesy and respect.
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Monthly Archives: March 2012
I have become so accustomed to the legal language that I find it amusing when my sister (a law school professor) and I have a discussion and rattle off terms quickly. My wife sometimes finds our terminology confusing. [Legal disclaimer: … Continue reading
Did you rely on someone’s words in a transaction and get misled? You should consider whether the doctrine of equitable estoppel may help you in court. Here is the often-cited standard.
Here is an often cited concept raised in contract litigation – the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing:
Did someone make money off of you unfairly? You may have a cause of action (claim) for unjust enrichment.
If you have a contract and the other party has done something to prevent you from complying with your part of the bargain and then has the audacity to sue you for breach of contract, you will want to read … Continue reading
Here is an excerpt from a trial memorandum we submitted on the issue of whether the Statute of Frauds had been satisfied by partial performance of the parties. This excerpt sets out the legal standards as developed by caselaw in … Continue reading
Here is a short summary of the law in New York regarding rescission of transactions consummated by fraud –
When drafting an agreement, it goes without saying that you want to be as clear as possible. Despite this adage, I find myself reviewing agreements prepared by non-attorneys and also by attorneys that make little sense. Often, this goes unnoticed … Continue reading