The building, just 37 percent leased according to CoStar, recently lost law firm Brownstein Hyatt as a tenant.
The 300-attorney firm, which has been at 410 17th St. for 40 years, will move in 2023 to 100,000 square feet on floors 26-29 at 675 15th St.
“The testimony does suggest that this is a nuisance value settlement,” the judge said, meaning it was cheaper for the law firm than fighting a lawsuit in court.
No party involved is particularly happy, but the law firm said settling would be cheaper than legal fees.
Benenson, 50, will assume the role July 1, replacing Adam Agron, managing partner since 2013.