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ROBERT P. KNAPP III is a graduate of Columbia College and of Columbia Law School, where he was a Stone Scholar and Articles Editor of the Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems. Mr. Knapp was also awarded the Diplôme Supérieur d'Études Françaises by the French government. Mr. Knapp served as law clerk to the Hon. Thomas C. Platt, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York. Mr. Knapp is admitted to practice in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Mr. Knapp concentrates in title insurance and real estate litigation, banking and financial services litigation and commercial litigation, and has some twenty-six reported decisions. His publications include “‘Daimler’ Doomsday is Doubtful”, May 28, 2015, New York Law Journal at 6 col. 2; “Full Faith and Credit to Same-Sex Marriages after ‘Windsor’”, October 24, 2013, New York Law Journal at 6 col. 2; “‘Lis’ than Meets the Eye: An Expired Notice of Pendency Creates No Unsafe Building Lien” (paper delivered to the annual convention of the New York State Land Title Association on August 21, 2006 in Williamsburg, Va.); “The New CPLR 7502(c): Can the Legislature Interpret Federal Law for New York?”, July 25, 2006 New York Law Journal at 4 col. 2; and “Words in Collision: Preemption of the New York ATM Safety Act after Barnett Bank v. Nelson,” September/October 1996 New York State Bar Journal. Mr. Knapp has also revised several sections of Weinstein, Korn & Miller New York Civil Practice (Lexis-Nexis.) Fluent in French, Mr. Knapp also speaks Korean and German. Mr. Knapp is the former Chair of the Committee on Civil Practice Law and Rules of the New York State Bar Association, the former Chair of the Committee on Federal Constitution and Legislation and a member of the NYSBA Task Force on Gun Violence.

Email: robknapp@mklex.com

EDWIN M. MULHOLLAND, 1942-2011.

Of Counsel

ROY A. MCKENZIE is a graduate of Yale College and of Columbia Law School, where he was Executive Editor of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review. Mr. McKenzie served as a pro se law clerk in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. McKenzie is admitted to practice in New York, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Mr. McKenzie specializes in real estate and commercial law and litigation. He has extensive experience representing small businesses, not-for-profit institutions and cooperative corporations in connection with various commercial loan transactions, including commercial mortgages, term loans, revolving credit facilities, asset-based loans and secured transactions. He also handles a variety of commercial real estate-based loans, including construction lending and financing relating to low income affordable housing development.

Email: ramck@mindspring.com

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