Many of the commercial and residential tenants in the Bronx during the pandemic could not afford to pay their rent during the pandemic or chose not to because the government did not make payment mandatory. As a result the owner of the building, Adam Leitman Bailey’s client, could not make its mortgage payment. Adam Leitman Full Article…
As one of New York’s premier real estate litigation firms, Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. has participated and prevailed in many of the most important New York real estate cases of the new millennium, as reflected in numerous published and unpublished decisions on novel legal issues. Our attorneys have won over a thousand cases in the courts in the state of New York including State Supreme, Housing, Civil and Federal courts in addition to over 250 appellate court cases, many at New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals.
Our successes have led to the highest honors and awards from the bar and ranking organizations. Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. is the only real estate litigation law firm with under 30 attorneys that has received an AV® Martindale-Hubbell rating, Super Lawyers honors with a Top 100 recognition, Best Lawyer awards for the firm and attorneys and selection into the Registry of Preeminent Lawyers as well as the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.
The Commercial Observer named Adam Leitman Bailey as one of New York’s Most Powerful Real Estate Attorneys. Real Estate Weekly recognized him as, “one of the most respected commercial real estate attorneys in not only New York City, but arguably the country.” The New York Times referred to his legal strategy and legislation proposed in one case as “novel,” in addition to remarking on another case in which “Adam Leitman Bailey fought on…grinding through excruciating detail and obscure Perry Mason moments.” A New York State Judge wrote that one Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. attorney “was the best trial lawyer I saw in my nine years as a Judge in New York City.”
Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. is also the only real estate litigation law firm in New York City named by the internationally esteemed Chambers & Partners among New York’s Leading Real Estate Lawyers. Chambers & Partners noted that Adam Leitman Bailey received “enthusiastic praise for his expertise” and “a tenacious and confident litigator who is quick-witted in court and respected by the judges.” In other years, Chambers & Partners remarked that Bailey is “an extraordinary practitioner who gets great results” quoting a client on Mr. Bailey’s “ability to anticipate things before they happen.”
Real Estate Weekly also noted that “Adam Leitman Bailey has made a name for himself with his success winning cases in the courtroom.” The New York Times praised the firm’s “novel” strategy in one case and remarked that in another Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. “fought on… grinding through excruciating detail and obscure Perry Mason moments.” After Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. used a forgotten statute to prevail in a landmark federal case, the Wall Street Journal quoted a prominent New York attorney calling the holding a “game changer” affecting real estate nationwide.
With orders to stay indoors, and residents working at home and boards tasked with deciding on how to run their buildings making important decisions on how to avoid spreading the deadly virus, heightened tensions and heated moments between shareholders and owners and their boards naturally reached new levels. One of the tools used to engage Full Article…
Adam Leitman Bailey and John M. Desiderio discuss the handicap laws that boards must follow and their obligations to proved disabled parking spaces.