HNRK Looks to the Future with Office Move to One Grand Central Place
Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, LLP, one of New York’s premier litigation boutique law firms, today moved to a new office location occupying the entire 48th floor of One Grand Central Place, 60 East 42nd Street, between Park and Madison Avenues. Earlier this year, the firm committed to a 10-year lease for the nearly 13,000 square-foot space, which offers direct access to the iconic Grand Central Terminal.
“This is an exciting day for those of us who started the firm 23 years ago and have watched HNRK become what it is today,” said Fred Newman, a founding partner of the firm. “This move is about looking forward, not back. With a long-term lease in these beautiful offices, the next generation of our firm leaders will have an ideal platform from which to serve clients in their most demanding legal challenges.”
HNRK has established itself as a leading boutique, recognized for its excellence in commercial litigation generally as well as its renowned practices in insurance recovery, white collar defense, and labor and employment issues. The firm was drawn to the high-end space at One Grand Central Place in part because it offers a modern space where the firm can locate all of its attorneys on a single floor, reinforcing the firm’s close and collaborative culture. In addition to being able to accommodate HNRK’s continued growth, the building also offered compelling advantages in its ideal location and enviable city views.
“It’s fitting for HNRK to occupy space in the very heart of New York,” said founding partner Dorothea Regal, who regularly litigates nine-figure insurance coverage disputes. “We have our roots firmly planted in New York even while we represent clients in their legal disputes across the country and internationally.” The firm’s location across from Grand Central Terminal is appropriate in another sense; HNRK is coming off a late September summary judgment victory in a whistleblower case for the Metro-North Railroad, one of several transit bodies it represents in litigation.
The 21-lawyer firm tried five cases last year alone, including a case over intellectual property in The Palm restaurant group and a successful jury trial against Mastercard International.