Johnson Liebman LLP

Practice Areas

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Representing You for Liability Claims and Much More

Navigating your way through legal issues can be confusing and may have unintended consequences. Many factors come into play, and at JOHNSON LIEBMAN LLP, we are experienced and equipped to protect your interests. When you need assistance with legal matters in New York and New Jersey, we should be your first call.

Motor Vehicle Liability

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Our clients include vehicle leasing and transportation companies, corporations, businesses, and individuals involved in motor vehicle accident claims, including those involving serious injuries and fatalities. Thanks to our in-depth knowledge of motor vehicle traffic and commercial laws, we can develop and execute effective case strategies to meet your needs. Our firm has successfully taken cases to verdict and attained precedent-setting rulings and appeals to protect our clients’ interests. We serve as panel counsel for several companies, insurers, government agencies, and third-party administrators. We also represent individuals, guardians, and estate representatives in cases involving serious injuries and fatalities.

Premises Liability

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We represent both claimants and property owners, as well as Business Improvement Districts, retail businesses, supermarkets, professional practices, commercial clients, and individuals in premises liability claims and lawsuits. Our firm has attained favorable verdicts, settlements, and resolutions of complex and high-value premises claims. Our firm has attained favorable rulings for clients for minimal, open, and obvious, or unreported conditions. In addition to general tort liability claims, we also have a wealth of experience in representing clients in construction accidents, slip/trip and fall cases, and discrimination claims under the federal Americans with Disabilities Act and similar local and federal statutes at all levels.

Commercial Litigation

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The attorneys at JOHNSON LIEBMAN LLP handle a wide range of litigated commercial matters, including but not limited to uncovered liability exposures, disputes involving partners and owners, and dissolution of professional practices and LLCs or corporations. We have a great deal of commercial litigation experience and have favorably resolved many disputes through settlement and mediation. We are here for clients to help prepare valid and enforceable contracts to avoid future litigation. In the unlikely event that litigation arises, we are also dedicated to assisting our clients in gaining the relief they need.

Real Estate

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The New York real estate market has been dramatically impacted by recent events, and experienced representation is needed to navigate this market. We represent commercial and residential clients in the acquisition and transfer of properties throughout the metropolitan area. We have great experience in the negotiation of commercial leases and resolving real estate disputes involving brokers, property owners, and service or construction vendors.

Our firm has worked with foreign governments on purchases by foreign embassies representing corporate clients and individuals in negotiations to acquire commercial and residential properties. We’ve assisted brokers in the negotiation of the bar, restaurant, commercial, and residential leases across the city. Our approach is to consider each client’s bottom line, so we can offer cost-effective, streamlined representation for expedited closings.

This is why we are the counsel of choice for many brokers, businesses, and landlords throughout New York City. We have also been appointed as referees by several Supreme Court justices to resolve complex real estate disputes and conduct foreclosure sales.

General Litigation

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We recognize that not every legal matter fits into a single classification or category, and often, multiple areas of expertise are needed to address the issues presented and attain the desired result. Our wide-ranging experience in the State and Federal Courts enables us to take on unique and challenging matters with confidence. We welcome the opportunity to discuss your legal matters. Whether your questions are simple or complex, we are here to help.

Wills and Estate Planning

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Many clients have trusted us to assist them in their estate planning, including preparing last wills, living wills, health care proxies, and power of attorney documents. JOHNSON LIEBMAN LLP has worked with clients on probate proceedings, petitions to the court for letters testamentary and letters of administration, and litigating probate disputes. Put our experience to work for you to get timely and cost-effective results.

Call or email us today to schedule a teleconference or in-office consultation.