Maryann Stallone

 

Maryann C. Stallone

Partner stallone@thsh.com 212-508-6741 LinkedIn

Areas of Focus

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Employment law litigation
  • Trusts and Estates Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice Litigation
  • Real Estate & Construction Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
Maryann Stallone

Maryann C. Stallone

Partner stallone@thsh.com 212-508-6741 LinkedIn

Areas of Focus

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Employment law litigation
  • Trusts and Estates Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice Litigation
  • Real Estate & Construction Litigation
  • Appellate Practice

Biography

Maryann is a Partner and commercial litigator in Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. Shehas over a decade of experience counseling business entities and executives in a broad range of industries on the best ways to prosecute, defend and resolve their complex business disputes in the state and federal courts, arbitration and alternate dispute resolution forums. She is a passionate advocate and effective negotiator who seeks to solve problems and develop litigation strategies that obtain her clients’ overall objectives and where feasible to resolve business disputes through negotiation and mediation.

She has:

  • represented clients in the hedge fund, private equity, accounting, architectural, hotel, dental, real estate, construction, global media and communications, family office, retail and staffing industries as well as several organizations in the not-for-profit sector. ; and
  • handled cases involving complex commercial contracts, trade secrets, restrictive covenants, unfair competition, tortious interference, business breakups, employment discrimination, trademark and copyright infringement, trusts and estates litigation, fraud, licensing disputes under Section 881 of the New York Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law, and professional malpractice.

Maryann also regularly lectures and writes on the topics of restrictive covenants, business break-ups, professional responsibility and cybersecurity, and is actively involved in the Women’s Initiative Group at her firm, a group that creates a platform for women professionals across industries to build their business networks, support each other and collaborate on business and marketing endeavors.

  • Has successfully represented various entities in numerous industries, including global marketing, media and communications agencies, a property management organization, private equity firm, staffing companies, and a construction management firm in prosecuting their breach of contract, tortious interference, unfair competition and restrictive covenant claims before the New York Commercial Division, and in many of those actions was able to obtain a temporary restraining order and pre-discovery settlements on behalf of the firm’s clients;
  • Successfully defended a not-for-profit organization and obtained dismissal of multiple complaints which sought to hold the organization liable for breach of contract and sought specific performance requiring the organization to sell its headquarters to plaintiff. Additionally, the non-for-profit organization was awarded its legal fees for plaintiff’s frivolous conduct in the litigation;
  • Successfully represented a well-known architect in a business break-up dispute with his former partners, and obtained and collected on a judgment in excess of $1 million;
  • Successfully represented a national hotel development and management company, and the owner and developer of a New York hotel in an arbitration asserting breach of contract claims against its general contractor arising from the general contractor’s failure to design and construct the hotel pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act;
  • Obtained a temporary restraining order on behalf of a not-for-profit organization preventing the disruption of services to its clinics, and negotiated the successful transition of vital computer and phone services during the pendency of the TRO; also defended against breach of contract claim, and prosecuted fraud, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary claims in multiple jurisdictions on behalf of the organization;
  • Representation of a hedge fund manager and its principal in connection with an investigation by the SEC, and in a subsequent litigation by the Liquidator of the funds in federal court involving contract and fiduciary duty claims.

College:

  • Manhattan, 2000, B.A.

Honors:

  • Summa cum laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology)
  • Alpha Mu Gamma (Foreign Language)
  • Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science)
  • Ryan Medal for Government
  • Fredrick Mortati Medal for Italian

Law School:

  • Brooklyn Law, 2007, J.D.

Honors:

  • Cum laude
  • Robert Lewis Prize for Labor Law
  • Primary Article and Symposia Editor, Journal of Law & Policy
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Super Lawyers Women's Edition 2016
  • Rising Star-Super Lawyers: 2014-2018
  • Super Lawyers: 2020
  • Top Women - Metro New York 2015, Rising Star in Business Litigation
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Maryann is a Partner and commercial litigator in Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. Shehas over a decade of experience counseling business entities and executives in a broad range of industries on the best ways to prosecute, defend and resolve their complex business disputes in the state and federal courts, arbitration and alternate dispute resolution forums. She is a passionate advocate and effective negotiator who seeks to solve problems and develop litigation strategies that obtain her clients’ overall objectives and where feasible to resolve business disputes through negotiation and mediation.

She has:

  • represented clients in the hedge fund, private equity, accounting, architectural, hotel, dental, real estate, construction, global media and communications, family office, retail and staffing industries as well as several organizations in the not-for-profit sector. ; and
  • handled cases involving complex commercial contracts, trade secrets, restrictive covenants, unfair competition, tortious interference, business breakups, employment discrimination, trademark and copyright infringement, trusts and estates litigation, fraud, licensing disputes under Section 881 of the New York Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law, and professional malpractice.

Maryann also regularly lectures and writes on the topics of restrictive covenants, business break-ups, professional responsibility and cybersecurity, and is actively involved in the Women’s Initiative Group at her firm, a group that creates a platform for women professionals across industries to build their business networks, support each other and collaborate on business and marketing endeavors.

  • Has successfully represented various entities in numerous industries, including global marketing, media and communications agencies, a property management organization, private equity firm, staffing companies, and a construction management firm in prosecuting their breach of contract, tortious interference, unfair competition and restrictive covenant claims before the New York Commercial Division, and in many of those actions was able to obtain a temporary restraining order and pre-discovery settlements on behalf of the firm’s clients;
  • Successfully defended a not-for-profit organization and obtained dismissal of multiple complaints which sought to hold the organization liable for breach of contract and sought specific performance requiring the organization to sell its headquarters to plaintiff. Additionally, the non-for-profit organization was awarded its legal fees for plaintiff’s frivolous conduct in the litigation;
  • Successfully represented a well-known architect in a business break-up dispute with his former partners, and obtained and collected on a judgment in excess of $1 million;
  • Successfully represented a national hotel development and management company, and the owner and developer of a New York hotel in an arbitration asserting breach of contract claims against its general contractor arising from the general contractor’s failure to design and construct the hotel pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act;
  • Obtained a temporary restraining order on behalf of a not-for-profit organization preventing the disruption of services to its clinics, and negotiated the successful transition of vital computer and phone services during the pendency of the TRO; also defended against breach of contract claim, and prosecuted fraud, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary claims in multiple jurisdictions on behalf of the organization;
  • Representation of a hedge fund manager and its principal in connection with an investigation by the SEC, and in a subsequent litigation by the Liquidator of the funds in federal court involving contract and fiduciary duty claims.

College:

  • Manhattan, 2000, B.A.

Honors:

  • Summa cum laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology)
  • Alpha Mu Gamma (Foreign Language)
  • Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science)
  • Ryan Medal for Government
  • Fredrick Mortati Medal for Italian

Law School:

  • Brooklyn Law, 2007, J.D.

Honors:

  • Cum laude
  • Robert Lewis Prize for Labor Law
  • Primary Article and Symposia Editor, Journal of Law & Policy
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Super Lawyers Women's Edition 2016
  • Rising Star-Super Lawyers: 2014-2018
  • Super Lawyers: 2020
  • Top Women - Metro New York 2015, Rising Star in Business Litigation
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