Stephen J. Fallis, Esq.

Of Counsel

Stephen J. Fallis joined the Firm as Of Counsel in September 2006. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Fallis had been a Partner at Carb Luria Cook & Kufeld LLP.

Mr. Fallis previously held positions as an Assistant District Attorney in New York County, a Bureau Chief in the New York State Special Prosecutor’s Office and Deputy Chief Counsel of the United States House of Representatives Select Committee on Assassinations.

Mr. Fallis concentrates his practice in commercial leasing and commercial real estate litigation. He has handled numerous lease and property disputes and construction and foreclosure cases. Mr. Fallis also has vast experience in the litigation of real estate brokerage actions, on behalf of both brokers and landlord/owners.

EDUCATION
  • Harvard Law School – 1967
  • Columbia College – 1964
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • New York – 1967
  • United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
REPORTED DECISIONS
  • Waldbaum, Inc., v. Fifth Avenue of Long Island Realty Associates, 85 N.Y.2d 600, 627 N.Y.S.2d 298 (1995)
  • Silverstein Properties, Inc., v. Paine Webber, Jackson & Curtis, Inc., 65 N.Y.2d 785, 493 N.Y.S.2d 110 (1985)
  • Cablevision Systems Development Company v. Board of Assessors of the County of Nassau, 49 N.Y.2d 866, 427 N.Y.S.2d 932 (1980)
  • Broad Financial Center LLC v. National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc., 187 F.Supp.2d 139 (2002)
  • Serota v. Mayfair Super Markets, Inc., 300 A.D.2d 565, 752 N.Y.S.2d 541 (2d Dep’t 2002)
  • Serota v. Mayfair Super Markets, Inc., 15 A.D.3d 385, 790 N.Y.S.2d 173 (2d Dep’t 2005)
  • Madison Murray Associates v. Perlbinder, 215 A.D.2d, 204, 626 N.Y.S.2d 180 (1st Dep’t 1995)
  • Curtis Properties Corporation v. Genesco Inc., 259 A.D.2d 359, 687 N.Y.S.2d 51 (1st Dep’t 1999)
  • O’Keefe v. O’Keefe, 216 A.D.2d 549, 628 N.Y.S.2d 766 (2d Dep’t 1995)
  • Federated Associated v. Pergament Distributors, Inc., 240 A.D.2d 622, 659 N.Y.S.2d 1002 (2d Dep’t 1997)
  • Cinema Development Corporation v. Two Thirty Eight Realty Corp., 149 A.D.2d 648, 540 N.Y.S.2d 305 (2d Dep’t 1989)
  • Ally & Gargano, Inc. v. Biderman, 126 A.D.2d 354, 513 N.Y.S.2d 435 (1st Dep’t 1987)
  • Pahlavi Foundation v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 90 A.D.2d 730 455 N.Y.S.2d 377 (1st Dep’t 1982)
  • Blumenthal v. 162 East 80th Tenants, Inc., 88 A.D.2d 871, 451 N.Y.S.2d 771 (1st Dep’t 1982)
  • One World Trade Center LLC v. Cantor Fitzgerald Securities, 6 Misc.3d 382, 789 N.Y.S.2d 652 (Sup. Ct. N.Y. Co. 2004)