Firm Secures Settlement for Prominent Country Club in Insurance Coverage Dispute

Attorneys Leonard Braman and Steven Grushkin successfully represented a prominent country club in a complex insurance coverage dispute with its property insurer concerning reimbursement for the destruction of one of the club’s buildings by a fire.  The dispute involved, among other things, complex issues concerning current floodproofing standards required for reconstruction of buildings under local ... Read More »


Three WRKK Partners Recognized in “Best Lawyers in America”

WRK&K is pleased to announce that partners David Cohen, Steven Frederick and Daniel Young have been recognized in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  All three attorneys have been recognized in the field of employment law.

According to the publication’s website, inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer-review from other listed attorneys.  ... Read More »


Firm Assists Client in Transferring $75 Million in Real Estate Assets

Attorneys Marshall Goldberg and Ed Remondino assisted long standing client to transfer $75,000,000 of family-owned real estate in a tax deferred transaction.  The properties included a shopping center and several stand-alone parcels with credit tenants.

 

The properties had a low tax basis and the client sought a mechanism to transfer the properties in a manner that ... Read More »


Firm Wins Major Employment Judgment

Early this year, David Cohen and Leonard Braman recovered one of the largest judgments ever in Connecticut for a single plaintiff in an employment case.   The Superior Court awarded in excess of $5,000,000 to the firm’s client after a full trial.  The Court ruled that the client’s employer, a major international corporation, had breached its ... Read More »


Connecticut “Super Lawyers” Recognizes Numerous Firm Attorneys

Super Lawyers has recognized numerous firm attorneys in the recently announced 2017 listing of Connecticut Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Attorneys David Cohen, Eric Higgins, Kurosh Marjani, Stephen Finn, Steven Frederick, Joseph Pankowski, and Daniel Young have been recognized as Connecticut Super Lawyers and Attorney Adam Blank has been designated a Connecticut Rising Star. The ... Read More »


Firm Successfully Defends Compensation and Defamation Claims

Kurosh Marjani and Gessi Giarratana successfully defended the firm’s 96-year-old client against allegations that she owed the plaintiff compensation for years of work he claimed he performed for her.  The plaintiff also made allegations that members of the elderly woman’s family, also represented by the firm, had defamed him by accusing him of theft.   At ... Read More »


Partner Ed Kweskin Honored by Connecticut Bar Association

The Connecticut Bar Association announced Edward M. Kweskin as a 2017 recipient of The Anthony V. DeMayo Pro Bono Award. The award was presented at the CBA’s annual “Celebrate with the Stars” awards celebration at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville.  I addition to this award, the CBA in 2016 honored Ed with its pro ... Read More »


Joe Pankowski Is Reappointed as a Justice of the Peace in Darien

Joe Pankowski has been re-appointed as a Justice of the Peace by the Town of Darien.  When he is not busy with his Estates and Trusts Practice, Mr. Pankowski, a graduate of the Yale Divinity School, performs both civil and multi-faith ceremonies.  Couples often appreciate Mr. Pankowski’s broad knowledge of many different faiths which, when ... Read More »


Steve Frederick Elected as a James W. Cooper Fellow

Partner Steve Frederick was elected a Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation James W. Cooper Fellows Program.  The James W. Cooper Fellows Program was established to honor the leading members of the legal profession and the judiciary in Connecticut, to promote a better understanding of the legal profession and the judicial system, and to explore ways ... Read More »


Cohen Article Published in Fairfield County Business Journal

Recently, partner David M. Cohen published an article entitled “The Fine Print in Employment Contracts Matters” in the Fairfield County Business Journal. In this article, Attorney Cohen highlighted recent developments under Connecticut law dealing with noncompetition agreements and other restrictive covenants. The full text of the article can be found at: http://westfaironline.com/83239/the-fine-print-in-employment-contracts-matters/


Steven M. Frederick Elected Vice Chairman of Ferguson Library Board of Trustees

We are pleased to announce that partner Steve Frederick was elected Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Ferguson Library at the Board’s 2016 annual meeting.  Attorney Frederick also currently chairs the Ferguson Library’s Building Committee.  The Ferguson Library is Stamford, Connecticut’s public library system.  The Board of Trustees oversees all of the operations of ... Read More »


Firm Has Major Employment Arbitration Victories

Wofsey, Rosen, Kweskin and Kuriansky, LLP has several lawyers practicing labor and employment law.  In the past several months, in two separate cases, partners David Cohen and Daniel Young have secured significant victories on behalf of terminated employees who the firm proved were entitled to reinstatement to their jobs, following hotly contested arbitrations.

Although the firm ... Read More »


Attorney Adam Blank is Selected for “40 Under 40”

An attorney with Wofsey, Rosen, Kweskin & Kuriansky has been selected by Westfair Communications as one of the region’s top “40 Under 40.”

Atty. Adam J. Blank, a Norwalk resident and a partner at Wofsey, Rosen, Kweskin & Kuriansky, was chosen to be honored along with 39 others from throughout Fairfield County, all under age 40.

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Partner Kurosh L. Marjani Wins Probate Appeal on Res Judicata Grounds

After a remainderman of a trust failed to object to the resigning trustee’s Final Account, he nonetheless — after the trustee passed away — made a claim against the firm’s client, who was the trustee’s widow and Executrix of his estate, complaining of the trustee’s performance.  In Probate proceedings handled by firm Partner Joseph A. ... Read More »


Attorney Pankowski Speaks at the Mather Center in Darien

Wofsey, Rosen partner Joe Pankowski was one of the featured speakers recently at the formal opening of the Mather Center in Darien. Pankowski, the Chairman of the Darien Commission on Aging, spearheaded the effort to fund and build the Center, which serves seniors and the community at large. The Darien Times article regarding the event ... Read More »


Firm Prevails in Pilot Whistleblower Claim

After years of litigation, Wofsey, Rosen is pleased to report that it has prevailed in a airline pilot whistleblower claim under the employee protection provisions of Section 519 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century, Public Law 106-181, 49 U.S.C. § 42121. This statute, commonly known as ... Read More »


Kurosh Marjani’s Public Service Featured in Stamford Advocate

Partner Kurosh L. Marjani was recently named to the Board of Directors of the United Way of Western Connecticut. He is also the Chair of the United Way of Western Connecticut’s Stamford Community Council. He has been volunteering his time to the United Way for eight years. His appointment to the board ... Read More »


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