Jon Kolbrener wins dismissal of claims and counterclaims in two related action
Jon Kolbrener obtains dismissal of claims and counterclaims in two companion actions. In a decision, dated June 13, 2017, the Supreme Court, Kings County dismissed counterclaims sounding in improper termination of a lease, and defamation. On June 14, 2017, the Court dismissed a claim which sought (1) a declaration that the actions of the Co-op Board were a nullity due to an invalid election, (2) an injunction barring the Co-op Board from acting, and (3) an accounting. Both actions were predicated on claims that a managing agent and its principals improperly purchased the shares of stock for an apartment at a foreclosure sale at a steep discount, without disclosing the sale or purchase to the Co-op Board.