Bashian & Papantoniou provides legal counsel in the following areas of practice:
About Bashian & Papantoniou
We are compassionate, diligent, and confident. We achieve success by out-thinking and out-working our adversaries. We treat all of our clients with equal respect and attention.
Our firm strives to provide an in-depth all-around approach to our legal services by utilizing our deep knowledge and vast experiences in a multifaceted practice to benefit each of our client’s unique legal situations. We stand out where others fade away.
November 18, 2016The Fourth Amendment’s prohibition of unreasonable search and seizures applies to searches of students in public schools. However, private or religious school students are not afforded those same constitutional protections. In the context of public schools, students have a legitimate expectation of privacy, but because school officials need to maintain order in schools – a […]
November 16, 2016In New York, it is well settled law that a school district is under a duty to adequately supervise the students in their charge and that it will be held liable for foreseeable injuries proximately related to the absence of adequate supervision. However, the school district is not an insurer of safety. It cannot be […]
April 20, 2016Bashian & Papantoniou partner Andreas Papantoniou successfully represented and negotiated key multi-million dollar modeling contracts for a major national brand retailer of women’s apparel and lingerie. The negotiations were coordinated to account for simultaneous hiring of several key talent models.
Bashian & Papantoniou Secures Victory for New York City Building Owner by Clarifying and Creating Precedence for New York City Landlords
April 15, 2016ATTENTION NEW YORK CITY BUILDING OWNERS AND LANDLORDS, the next time a former or current commercial tenant files a notice of pendency or lis pendens against your building claiming that he, she or it has the right to be restored to possession of the premises, please take solace in the fact that the First Department, […]
March 30, 2016Unfortunately, sometimes our clients are faced with tough luck situations where a business deal or loan goes bad and a creditor seeks to collect monies that are allegedly owed. Erik Bashian, head of the Bashian & Papantoniou litigation department, has successfully represented numerous clients in the settlement of such claims without the need for long and […]
March 28, 2016Bashian & Papantoniou partner Andreas Papantoniou successfully spearheaded the sale of a regional franchise chain. The transaction was heavily negotiated between the Sellers and Purchasers and Franchisors, and included successfully negotiating the assignment and modification of several commercial leases and vendor agreements.
March 25, 2016Bashian & Papantoniou is not your regular law firm. Its attorneys are smart and resourceful. For example, in the early hours of Super Storm Sandy, a top client had to close on the sale of property in New York City. The purchaser’s mortgage was running on fumes and time was of the essence to get […]
March 23, 2016The Appellate Division, First Department recently held that a defendant who is not a party to an agreement may rely upon the merger clause and parole evidence rule to avoid the introduction of prior drafts of the agreement, negotiations and other communications from being considered when determining whether or not it was the intended obligor. […]
March 18, 2016When Cathleen Graziadio temporarily left her position as a payroll clerk at the Culinary Institute on Long Island, New York to tend to her two sons who were each hospitalized within 2-weeks of each other her attempts to submit paperwork for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) were rejected by her employer. […]
November 16, 2015Erik Bashian, head of the Bashian & Papantoniou litigation department, successfully represented his client’s interests by proving to administrators that the graduate student had no knowledge of or involvement with the program wide cheating scandal involving administrators and other students. The decision came after Bashian fought hard for the student’s right to obtain his diploma […]
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The attorneys at Bashian & Papantoniou are constantly striving to take law to the next level. Our team is comprised of exceptional professionals who put their clients first. We are knowledgeable, personable and diligent. Client success is our top priority.
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