Suzanne Reilly, Esq.
Suzanne Reilly is an Associate of the firm who concentrates her practice on New York Landlord/Tenant Law.
Before joining Griffin Alexander, P.C., Ms. Reilly worked as an Agency Attorney III for the New York City Human Resources Administration, where she represented the Agency in the United States Federal Courts, the New York State Supreme Courts, Civil Courts and Family Courts. In addition she provided legal advice and support to the Agency’s Family Independence Agency, the Medical Assistance Program as well as the Domestic Violence Emergency Intervention Services.
Prior to that, Ms. Reilly worked as a Litigation Associate for a Law Firm in New York City.
Ms. Reilly has served as an Alumni Interviewer for Villanova University and currently is part of the Grant Committee for the Madison Education Foundation in Madison, NJ.
Ms. Reilly is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law and Villanova University (cum laude). Ms. Reilly is admitted to practice in New York as well as the Southern District of New York.
News & Announcements
Clarification on Fitness Centers
September 9, 2020
The Governor signed Executive Order 181 on August 27, 2020. The Executive Order authorized the reopening of the indoor premises of health clubs, including gyms and fitness centers. These health clubs were allowed to open so long as those facilities adopt minimum specified health and safety requirements. You can read about this Order on our blog, here.
Federal Eviction Moratorium – CDC Order
September 4, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control and Prevention issued an Order to be published in the Federal Register on September 4, 2020. This Order issues a nationwide eviction moratorium, beginning on Friday, September 4, 2020, which will run through the end of the year, ending (unless extended) on December 31, 2020.
New York In-Person Evictions to Resume
July 17, 2020
The administrative judge of the New York City Civil Court announced in an email to tenant attorneys that in-person evictions would begin July 27, 2020. Other counties are expected to incrementally implement a similar procedure. An eviction that was on the calendar before March 16, 2020 will retain priority in being scheduled first. However, as of July 13, 2020, there are still inconsistencies in uniformity of procedures with respect to in-person court appearances.
Community Association Transition: Construction Defects, Implied Warranties and Consumer Fraud
July 17, 2020
For every condominium and homeowner association, "control" is eventually transferred by the developer to an owner-controlled governing board after construction. This is called "transition." A successful transition is one in which the owner-controlled board works with the developer to ensure appropriate governance, adequate financial resources, and a properly designed and constructed community. But what happens when negotiations fail?
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