Kevin Fritz is a partner in Meister Seelig & Fein LLP's litigation department, where his practice concentrates on complex commercial litigation.
Mr. Fritz's commercial litigation experience includes lender liability claims, breach of contract claims, disputes arising from the sale of real estate and businesses, misappropriation of trade secrets and a variety of other business torts.
His representative matters include: successfully resolving claims by major law firm against its landlord concerning additional rent for real estate taxes; obtaining dismissal of breach of fiduciary duty and related claims against managing partners of partnership that operates a golf club; obtaining an arbitration award declaring that the rights to develop a motion picture based upon a book had reverted to the owner of the copyright in the book; negotiating the dismissal of claims for trademark infringement; obtaining a preliminary injunction enjoining the UCC sale of the assets of a world-renowned restaurant chain; obtaining the dismissal of a loan servicer's action against the guarantors of a mezzanine loan that financed the purchase of one of the tallest buildings in the country; obtaining summary judgment against a commercial tenant-in-common who failed to contribute its share of a discounted payoff amount due to a senior lender; defeating a major bank's motion for summary judgment seeking dismissal of the borrower's claim for breach of contract; successfully negotiating executive compensation and resignation agreements; and obtaining a preliminary injunction enjoining the UCC sale of the membership interests in the owner of a Class A luxury commercial building in Manhattan.
Prior to joining Meister Seelig & Fein LLP, Mr. Fritz was an associate at Storch Amini & Munves, P.C., where his practice concentrated on commercial and bankruptcy litigation. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Fritz was a law clerk for the Honorable Sandra J. Feuerstein in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Mr. Fritz is a graduate of the University of Michigan (B.A., 1999) and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D., 2002). While in law school, Mr. Fritz served as Managing Editor of the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal. Currently, Mr. Fritz is a member of the Cardozo Alumni Association Executive Committee.
Mr. Fritz is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the State of New York.