Kenneth B. Hawco – Hawco Law Firm

Practice/Organization Description

Manhattan civil litigator whose clients include injured persons, both in New York and around the country, who want to sue because they suffered brain damage at birth (brain damaged baby case), or bodily injury from accidents or defective products, as well as those who want to sue because of personal injury, all kinds of negligence, medical malpractice, age discrimination and employment discrimination.

Clients also include New York City tenants who have been sued by their landlord, or who wish to sue because they believe that they have been overcharged in rent for their rent regulated apartment, as well as subtenants who are in an "illusory tenancy" situation, where the prime tenant is illegally subletting a rent regulated apartment for profit. Often, such "subtenants" can successfully sue the prime tenant for overcharging rent and have a judge declare the subtenant to be the legal tenant of the apartment and also have the judge compel the landlord to recognize the subtenant as the prime tenant of the apartment and to offer the new prime tenant a rent stabilized lease in the tenant's name, charging only the legal rent stabilized rent for the apartment.

Bar Admissions

New York, New Jersey, Southern and Eastern Districts, District of NJ, 2d, 3d and 11th Circuits.

Education

Rutgers Law School-Newark, 1990.

Contact

500 West End Avenue
New York, NY 10024-4335, United States

  • 212-874-7717

Areas of Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Torts
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
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