DHC’s Senior Partner Howard Weiss published an op-ed in City & State magazine on how the firm’s land use practice advises clients to help maximize the value of their property in New York City. Weiss, who has decades of experience handling complex planning and zoning issues, explained that the process requires extensive knowledge of the relevant laws and regulations, as well as a familiarity with elected officials and agency leaders who have jurisdiction in the area.
DHC’s Founding Partner Sid Davidoff, who started his political career as a top aide to New York City Mayor John V. Lindsay, spoke to NY1 about the difficulties of running for President of the United States while leading the country’s largest city. Our mayors, Davidoff explained, are presented with new issues day after day, making the extended campaign tours required for a presidential campaign nearly impossible.
DHC’s Founding Partner Sid Davidoff spoke with CNN, the New York Business Journal, and Metro US about Amazon withdrawing its planned HQ2 from Queens. Drawing on more than five decades of experience in government relations and regulatory affairs, Davidoff explained that the proposal could have succeeded if stakeholders had simply entered into good faith negotiations. The project, he said, would have created enormous opportunities for working class families in the city, particularly students attending community college nearby.
DHC litigators Larry Hutcher and Josh Krakowsky are currently representing Philippe Masson, as the executor of the estate of his mother, Gisele Masson, in a heated court battle between Philippe and his brother Charles Masson. The dispute concerns at least $20 million in assets and control over the famed Manhattan restaurant La Grenouille. The story was recently reported by the New York Post.