Liviu Vogel

Liviu Vogel

Attorney
Location:
New York, New York
Phone:
212-661-7100
203-227-0023
Fax:
646-843-1910
Email:

LIVIU VOGEL is a graduate of California State University at Northridge, and is a 1984 graduate of the Southwestern University School of Law. Liviu was admitted to the New York Bar in 1985 and to the Connecticut Bar in 2001.

At Salon Marrow, his practice is concentrated in the area of construction law involving representation of owners, contractors, subcontractors, architects and engineers in all aspects of their business including corporate, contract drafting, mechanics' liens and litigation. Liviu's practice also includes civil and commercial litigation at the trial and appellate courts as well as arbitration. Liviu heads the firm's commercial collections practice. He has extensive experience in real estate transactions including leases, sales, and financing. Liviu's practice is also concentrated in the representation of title insurance companies and their insureds in title insurance defense matters.

Liviu has lectured on the subjects of Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in New York and Deposition Skills for Commercial Law League of America and on the topic of New York Construction Law for Federal Publications. He is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Commercial Law League of America, a past chair of its Creditors' Rights Section and is a past editor of the Creditors Rights Section's newsletter, the Free Press. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Westport Weston Cooperative Nursery School in Connecticut, and of the Board of Directors of the Conservative Synagogue in Westport, Connecticut. Liviu is fluent in Romanian.

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

Salon Marrow Lauded in American Lawyer Article: Can U.S. Lawyers Make Iran Pay for 1983 Bombing?

Salon Marrow and its partner, Liviu Vogel, were recognized in an article appearing in the American Lawyer, for their achievement in securing a judgment turning over $1.9 billion in Iranian assets that had been held by a New York bank in partial satisfaction of their clients' judgment against Iran arising out of Iran's sponsorship of a terrorist attack. Salon Marrow represents U.S. Marines who were injured or killed in the terrorist bombing of their barracks in Beirut, Lebanon in 1983, and family members of those marines, in their efforts to enforce a $2.6 billion judgment against Iran. To read the article in its entirety, please click here.

Liviu Vogel Selected For 2013 Super Lawyers List

Liviu Vogel has been selected by the rating service, Super Lawyers, for inclusion in its 2013 Super Lawyers – New York Metro ranking. The list recognizes lawyers for their outstanding professional achievement. Liviu was recognized in the practice area of Business Litigation.

Liviu Vogel obtained summary judgment on a $900,000.00 promissory note arising from the sale and assignment of a judgment of foreclosure on a commercial real estate mortgage, within less than 90 days after the debtor defaulted.  The judgment was collected in full with interest one day after its entry.

Liviu Vogel won an appeal affirming a judgment after trial of $1.2 Million for damages arising out of a commercial landlord-tenant dispute.  The tenant wrongfully failed to vacate after the lease was terminated at the election of the landlord after a fire rendered the premises wholly unusable.   The judgment included an award of $350,000.00 for attorneys' fees.

REPRESENTATIVE CASES:

  • Montgomery Trading Co. v. Cho, 570645/06., SUPREME COURT OF NEW YORK, APPELLATE TERM, FIRST DEPARTMENT, 2009 NY Slip Op 50267U; 22 Misc. 3d 135A; 2009 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 311, February 18, 2009;
  • Ross Prods. Div. Abbott Labs., Inc. v. Saper, CV 06-3264, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 31647, April 26, 2007;
  • Montgomery Trading Co. v. Cho, (L&T) 87842/02, CIVIL COURT OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, NEW YORK COUNTY, 2006 NY Slip Op 50272U; 11 Misc. 3d 1058A; 815 N.Y.S.2d 495; 2006 N.Y. Misc LEXIS 359, February 17, 2006.
  • Kasada, Inc. v. Access Capital, Inc., 01 Civ. 8893 (GBD), UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK, 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25257; 2005-1 Trade Cas. (CCH) P74,693, December 14, 2004;
  • Conseur v. Eugene & Robert, Inc., 97-05647, SUPREME COURT OF NEW YORK, APPELLATE DIVISION, SECOND DEPARTMENT, 248 A.D.2d 427; 668 N.Y.S.2d 947; 1998 N.Y. App. Div. Lexis 2326, March 9, 1998;
  • JR & J Holding Co. v. Commonwealth Land Title & Ins. Co., 59806, SUPREME COURT OF NEW YORK, APPELLATE DIVISION, FIRST DEPARTMENT, 236 A.D.2d. 204; 653 N.Y.S.2d 849; 1997 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 822, February 4, 1997;
  • Fecht v. City of New York, 96-11022, SUPREME COURT OF NEW YORK, APPELLATE DIVISION, SECOND DEPARTMENT, 244 A.D.2d 315; 663 N.Y.S.2d 891; 1997 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 11020 November 3, 1997;
  • Investors Equity Group v. Universal Symetrics Corp., No. 93-1760, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT, 1995 U.S. App. LEXIS 19706, July 14, 1995;
  • Investors Equity Group v. Universal Symetrics Corp., No. 93-1760, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT, 53 F.3d 159; 1995 U.S. App. LEXIS 10206; 1995 FED App. 0142P (6th Cir.), September 19, 1994, Argued, May 9, 1995, Decided, May 9, 1995, Rehearing and Rehearing EN Banc Denied July 14, 1995, Reported at: 1959 U.S. App. LEXIS 19706;
  • Snyder v. Pleasant Valley Finishing Co., No. 90 Civ. 0807 (SWK), UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK, 756 F. Supp. 725; 1990 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15786, November 8, 1990;

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1985
  • Connecticut, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1985
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America

Education

  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1984
  • California State University, Northridge, California
    • B.A. - 1981
    • Honors: Omicron Delta Kappa
    • Honors: Phi Alpha Theta

Representative Cases

  • Peterson v. Islamic Republic of Iran, 758 F.3d 185 (2d Cir. 2014)
  • In re 650 Fifth Ave. & Related Props., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 42531 (S.D.N.Y., Mar. 28, 2014)
  • Montgomery Trading Co. v. Cho, 22 Misc. 3d 135A (App. Term 1st Dep’t. 2009)
  • Ross Prods. Div. Abbott Labs., Inc. v. Saper, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 31647 (E.D.N.Y April 26, 2007)
  • Montgomery Trading Co. v. Cho, 11 Misc. 3d 1058A; 815 N.Y.S.2d 495 (Civ. Ct., N.Y. Co. 2006)
  • Kasada, Inc. v. Access Capital, Inc., 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25257 (S.D.N.Y. December 14, 2004)
  • Conseur v. Eugene & Robert, Inc., 248 A.D.2d 427; 668 N.Y.S.2d 947 (App. Div. 2nd Dep’t. 1998)
  • JR & J Holding Co. v. Commonwealth Land Title & Ins. Co., Co., 236 A.D.2d 204; 653 N.Y.S.2d 849 (App. Div. 1st Dep’t. 1997)
  • Fecht v. City of New York, 244 A.D.2d 315; 663 N.Y.S.2d 891 (App. Div. 2nd Dep’t. 1997)
  • Investors Equity Group v. Universal Symetrics Corp., 1995 U.S. App. LEXIS 19706 (6th Cir. July 14, 1995)
  • Investors Equity Group v. Universal Symetrics Corp., 53 F.3d 159 (6th Circ.), rehearing and rehearing en banc denied, 1959 U.S. App. LEXIS 19706 (July 14, 1995)
  • Snyder v. Pleasant Valley Finishing Co., 756 F. Supp. 725 (S.D.N.Y. 1990)

Classes/Seminars

  • New York Construction Law, Federal Publications Course, 1989
  • Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in New York, Commercial Law League of America, New York Conference, 2004
  • Effective Deposition Skills, Commercial Law League of America, National Convention, 2008
  • Enforcement of Judgments Against Foreign States Under Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976 and Foreign Discovery Under Hague Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters, Commercial Law League of America, Washington, D.C. Conference

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Commercial Law League of America Board of Governors, Member, 2012
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Member
  • Commercial Law League of America Creditor's Rights Section, Secretary, 2008

Pro Bono Activities

  • Conservative Synagogue, Westport, CT, Board of Directors, Former Member
  • Westport Weston Cooperative Nursery School, Board of directors, Former Member

Languages

  • Romanian