Rivkin’s Krinick, Grill and Schieber obtain legal victory for Century 21


New York’s Appellate Division, First Department handed Century 21 another critical and decisive legal victory in the ongoing dispute over the fate of the famed department store.

Century 21’s longstanding right to remain in its flagship store in lower Manhattan was fiercely challenged by its landlord who claimed that Century 21’s leasehold interest had been effectively terminated in January 2022.  Rivkin Radler’s team, led by Managing Partner Evan Krinick and Partners David Grill and Evan Schieber, initially persuaded the Supreme Court that the landlord’s interpretation of the various interrelated agreements that govern Century 21’s rights was incorrect, and that Century 21 did, in fact, have a long-term lease: Read more.

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