Kevin A. Fritz

Partner
Practice Area: Commercial Litigation

Kevin Fritz is a Partner in MSF’s Commercial Litigation Group.  He focuses his practice on commercial disputes, including breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and other business torts.  Mr. Fritz has extensive experience in commercial real estate litigation, including internal partnership and joint venture disputes.  He has represented businesses in all stages of litigation, from the preparation of pleadings through discovery, dispositive motion practice, trial and subsequent appellate proceedings.  Mr. Fritz also has substantial experience with emergency litigation matters, including motions seeking temporary restraining orders, preliminary injunctions, attachments, and other forms of expedited relief.

Education

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. J.D.

University of Michigan. B.A.

Admissions

State of New York

Southern District of New York

Eastern District of New York

Supreme Court of the United States

Prior Experience

Before joining MSF in 2008, Mr. Fritz was an Associate at Storch Amini & Munves PC, where his practice concentrated on commercial and bankruptcy litigation. From 2003 to 2005, he served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Sandra J. Feuerstein of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Prior to his clerkship, Mr. Fritz was associated with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.

Representative Matters

Representation of a world-renowned restaurant chain in litigation pertaining to the attempted UCC sale of its assets.

Representation of a major real estate developer in fight for control of trophy office building in Manhattan.

Representation of a majority investor in litigation concerning Miami Beach real estate joint venture.

Representation of trust beneficiaries in Surrogate’s Court litigation against trustees involving improper use of decedent’s funds.

Representation of guarantors of mezzanine loan that financed the purchase of one of the tallest buildings in the country in litigation with the lender.

Representation of an insurance company in action against consultant who embezzled substantial sums earmarked for the acquisition of another insurer.

Representation of residential unit owners of luxury condominium in dispute pertaining to operation of commercial unit.

Representation of a Hong Kong garment manufacturer in dispute with local distributor.