Manhattan, NY According to Romer Debbas LLP, attorney Emil Samman has joined the firm as a partner. In his new position, Samman will co-manage the firm’s litigation and cooperative and condominium practice groups that presently represent 50 boards. He specializes in resolving and/or litigating disputes related to cooperative and condominium boards, real estate transactions, loan defaults and landlord/tenant issues. He has also served as panel counsel for insurance companies on cooperative and condominium claims.
In addition, he has experience representing cooperative and condominium boards in connection with general governance issues and day-to-day matters.
Samman, who previously worked as a senior litigation associate at Kagan Lubic Lepper Finkelstein & Gold, LLP in Manhattan, brings experience that includes managing costs and budgets, outside counsel, supervising paralegals and junior attorneys and assessing risk and analyzing claims. He also advises clients regarding litigation procedures; responds to SEC and other government inquiries and investigations; negotiates, drafts and analyzes commercial contracts, financial reports and security agreements.
“We are excited to have Emil join our firm and expand our firm’s co-op/condo board practice,” said Romer Debbas Founding Co-Partner Pierre Debbas. “Our firm handles litigation matters for current and future clients in-house and Emil joining our firm gives us a legitimate litigation practice alongside our other litigation partner, Richard Klein.»
Samman received his law degree from New England School of Law and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Providence College. He also attended New York University where he received a Derivatives Documentation Certificate. He has Federal Court experience and is a member of the New York Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association and American Bar Association.