Herrick Expands Line of Real Estate Services for Clients, Adding Distinguished Estate Lawyers Jennifer Polovetsky and Philip A. Sanchez



Polovetsky and Sanchez are among a select group of prominent New York-recognized estate attorneys

NEW YORK, November 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Herrick, Feinstein LLP today announced that leading domain lawyers Jennifer Polovetsky, Esq. and Philip A. Sanchez, Esq. joined the Firm in new York. They come to Herrick de Sanchez & Polovetsky, PLLC, the New York City-business they formed a decade ago.

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Polovetsky and Sanchez are credited with helping hundreds of landowners obtain prices significantly higher than those initially offered by the government in new York eminent domain procedures. This includes the greatest prominent domain commercial assembly award in new York history, a record $ 35 million fee and fixture award for a Queens manufacturer whose 30,000 square foot plant was foreclosed to make way for the new Kosciusko Bridge.

“Jennifer and Philip’s unique approach to serving their clients in eminent areas has enabled them to become preeminent lawyers in this space,” said Belinda Schwartz chairman of the real estate department at Herrick. “As we continue to monitor the potential for a significant investment in infrastructure by the federal government and the increase in eminent domain activity that would follow, they are a welcome addition by providing our business with another specialized tool.” important that we must support and represent the interests of our clients.

Herrick owns one of the largest and most accomplished commercial real estate law firms in the country. From the offices of New York City and Newark, New Jersey, Herrick represents sophisticated owners, developers, lenders, investors and other stakeholders in a wide range of businesses. In 2021, US News Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” named Herrick a Level 1 firm in New York City for real estate law and classified Herrick nationwide for real estate law, land use and zoning law and real estate litigation. Herrick has also been named a “real estate powerhouse” by Crain’s New York Business and as one of the Chambers the United States top 15 New York real estate law firms.

Herrick’s Litigation Department is a full-service practice comprised of a talented group of attorneys with extensive experience in all phases of litigation and dispute resolution in state and federal courts, as well as public forums. ‘arbitration. Herrick is a recognized leader in the New York State legal litigation. The firm’s litigators are regularly recognized for their excellence by major legal publications, including The New York Law Journal, The New Jersey Law Journal, Chambers the United States Leading Lawyers for Business and Law 500.

“Disputes in eminent areas are complex in nature,” said Guillaume Fried, Co-chair of the Litigation Department at Herrick. “Jennifer and Philip are known for their creativity and tenacity in handling this type of litigation, a hallmark of Herrick litigators, and we are delighted to have them on board.”

Polovetsky, who began her career as an Assistant Legal Counsel in the New York City Legal Department, is a seasoned lawyer with extensive experience in all aspects of eminent estates and real estate law, earning honors numerous cases and fair compensation in eminent domain holds for clients both at the level of the court of first instance and at the level of the appeal. She specializes in representing clients at all stages of eminent domain proceedings and represents clients in transactional real estate affairs, with an emphasis on commercial real estate.

“In the eminent domain process, everything we do has a real estate component,” Polovetsky said. “Joining a firm that has one of the most successful real estate practices in the country made perfect sense. We will be able to continue to provide our customers with the availability and accessibility that has made us successful in the past, while leveraging Herrick’s other practice. areas, such as land use and zoning, taxation, the environment and more, to support and serve customers.

Sanchez, who began his career as director of the community outreach division in the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, brings to Herrick more than two decades of legal experience in the public and public sectors. private. He is chairman of the sentencing subcommittee of the New York County Lawyers Bar Association, and is admitted to practice in new York, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Sanchez has extensive experience in all aspects of law in eminent areas and has settled or argued cases at first instance and on appeal.

“Throughout the eminent domain process, our goal is to always enable our customers to stay in business,” Sanchez said. “By joining Herrick, with their suite of lawyers in all areas of real estate and beyond, we can now help our clients, many of whom are long-standing relationships, not only through the difficult process of the eminent field. , but also with all the other legal questions that they might face in the years following the conclusion of their eminent domain case. “

“We are delighted to welcome Jennifer and Philip to the firm,” said Irwin Kishner, executive chairman of Herrick. “Their reputations as eminent domain lawyers are second to none, and their additions bring new and valuable expertise to the firm. “

Jennifer and Philip join Herrick as counsel. Additional biographical information and identifying information is available here and here.

For more information on Herrick’s Eminent Estate practice, please click here, or contact André Flach at [email protected]

About Herrick
Founded in 1928, Herrick, Feinstein LLP is a leading full-service law firm, providing comprehensive legal services to businesses and individuals around the world. From its offices in New York City; Newark, New Jersey; and Istanbul, Turkey, Herrick has strong corporate, litigation, financial restructuring and commercial real estate capabilities, complemented by in-depth knowledge of employment, government relations, intellectual property, sports, tax, trusts and estates.



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