Jonathan Grippo

Jonathan Grippo

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Jonathan Grippo

Representative Matters

Design and Construction of California and Tennessee Offices

Representation of a large media company in the design and construction of several of their office locations, including California and Tennessee. Drafted and negotiated various construction agreements, including the AIA form agreements.

Design and Renovation of New Office Space in Downtown Manhattan

Representation of a large developer in the design and renovation of its new office space in Downtown Manhattan, including the drafting and negotiation of a construction management agreement with a large construction manager.

Design, Renovation and Construction of a New Mixed-Use Multi-Family Condominium Residence and Commercial Building

Representation of a large developer in the design, renovation and construction of a new mixed-use multi-family condominium residence and commercial building located in Brooklyn, New York that contains approximately fifty residential units and ground floor retail space, included the drafting and negotiation of construction agreements with the construction manager, architect, structural engineer, MEP engineer and other design consultants.

Design, Renovation and Construction of a New Residential Condominium Residence In Tribeca Manhattan

Representation of a developer in the design, renovation and construction of a new residential condominium residence located in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan, including the drafting and negotiation of construction agreements with the construction manager, architect, structural engineer, MEP engineer and other design consultants. Jonathan also drafted and negotiated a license and access agreement in connection with the construction work.

Design, Renovation, and Construction of Retail and Commercial Space Into a Hotel

Representation of a hotel developer in the design, renovation, and construction of approximately 140,000 square feet of retail and commercial space into a hotel in Downtown Manhattan, including the drafting and negotiation of construction agreements with the construction manager, architect, structural engineer, MEP engineer and other design consultants.

Employment Dispute Regarding Severance Pay

Successfully represented a client in an employment dispute regarding whether severance pay was due and owing to an employee. Summary judgment in favor of the client was awarded.

Representation of an Asset Management Company In Connection With the Redevelopment and Ground-Up Construction

Representation of an asset management company in connection with the redevelopment and ground-up construction of national senior living facilities. Help the client with all aspects of development, including drafting and negotiating AIA construction and architect agreements.

Representation of an Audio Equipment Manufacturer, In Closing-Out Project With Subcontractors

Representation of a large audio-equipment manufacturer, which required assisting the company in closing-out the project with various subcontractors. Jonathan drafted lien waivers and assisted in bonding-off various mechanics’ liens that were filed against the project.

Trademark Dispute Involving Long-Term Branding and Naming Conventions

Successfully represented a client in connection with a trademark dispute, allowing our client to retain its long-term branding and naming conventions.  Upon finding that another entity was using the client’s trademarked name, Jonathan and others successfully brought a trademark infringement action in federal court seeking the immediate cessation by that firm in the continued use of the trademarked name. The court awarded a permanent injunction against the offending party and ultimately the party stopped using the trademark name.