Law Journal Publication: Landlords and Loft space


The LAW FIRM of DAYREL SEWELL, PLLC is pleased to announce that Mr. Dayrel S. Sewell, Esq. and Mr. Lance Willoughby penned an article entitled, “Landlords and Loft space” that is now published in the Richmond County Bar Association’s Spring 2017 Journal.


The Richmond County Bar Association (“RCBA”) was founded in 1909 to provide access to legal services for the Richmond County community. RCBA is dedicated to advancing members’ professional development and promoting the highest standards of excellence in the practice of law. RCBA journal first published in the spring of 1984.  The journal is published quarterly featuring legal articles, book reviews, product reviews or other items of interest to RCBA.

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“Landlords and Loft Space” discusses the complexities of the “NYC Loft Law.” The article provides the legislative history and intent for the creation of NYC Loft Law. Also, the article discusses the negatives and positives for landlords and tenants under the NYC Loft Law. The NYC Loft Law is unique and ought to be understood by those who possess and/or plan to possess loft interest.

This publication represents the continuation of our firm’s commitment to providing value to the greater NYC community and service excellence to our clients.



Advanced Technology and Global Security: Friend or Foe?


The LAW FIRM OF DAYREL SEWELL, PLLC is pleased to announce that Mr. Sewell will be the moderator of the upcoming panel discussion, Advanced Technology and Global Security: Friend or Foe, held by The Johns Hopkins University NYC Law Affinity Group at the Princeton Club in New York City at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. For registration details and more, click on the event name above.

People are increasingly aware of the dilemma between privacy and global security. According to the Wall Street Journal, FBI Director James Comey said that the FBI paid more than $1 million for a hacking tool that opened the iPhone of a terrorist gunman in San Bernardino, California.

The rapid growth of technology has created unexplored legal challenges, civil liabilities, social consequences, and potential for incursion of individual privacy. Couple these issues with the legitimate requirements of law enforcement and the intelligence community and you have a variety of questions around law, policy and practice. Join the panel with Mr. Sewell in a dynamic discussion covering all of the issues outlined and more!


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