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Cary Samowitz


New York
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Cary serves as counsel in the Firm's business litigation practice with extensive experience in state and federal courts, arguing approximately twenty appeals. He is a former Chair of the Litigation Committee of the NYC Bar Association, and specializes in practice before the NY Supreme Court, the NY Commercial Division, and the NY state and federal appellate courts.

Representative Experience

Lead associate for Arthur Liman on Schiavone Const. Co. v. Time Inc., 847 F.2d 1069 (3d Cir. 1988)

Lead associate for Hon. Lewis A. Kaplan on Kamerman v. Steinberg, 744 F. Supp. 59 (S.D.N.Y. 1990)

Represented Restoration Hardware in series of access disputes involving RH's flagship Manhattan location (402-04 West 13th Street, LLC v. 9th Ave. Owners, LLC, Sup. Ct. N.Y. Co.)

New York litigation lead partner for DLA Piper Sino-Asia Legal Team

Appellate Highlights

Field v. BDO, 11 N.Y.S.3d 143 (1st Dep't 2015 )

In re Dynasia C. v. Domonique C, 87 A.D.3d 929 (N.Y. App. Div. 2011)

In re Precious, 70 A.D.3d 486 (N.Y. App. Div. 2010)

Sterling Fifth Assoc. v. Carpentille Corp., 781 N.Y.S.2d 72 (1st Dep't 2004)

BDO v. SSW Holding Co., 2012 Ark. 1 (Ark. 2012)

Khan v. BDO

-- 977 N.E.2d 1236 (4th Dist. 2012) (https: //multimedia. illinois. gov/court/AppellateCourt/Audio/2012/4th/092612_4-12-0359 4-12-0360.mp3)

-- 935 N.E.2d 1174 (4th Dist. 2010)(https: //multimedia. illinois. gov/court/AppellateCourt/Audio/2010/4th/060810_4-10-0002 4-10-0003.mp3)

U.S. v. BDO, 492 F.3d 806 (7th Cir. 2007) http://media.ca7.uscourts.gov/sound/2006/migrated.aims.05-3260 09 11 2006.mp3


"Requesting a Temporary Restraining Order in New York County's Commercial Division"
City Bar Association Report

"Title VII, United States Citizenship, and American National Origin"
60 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 245 1985