Sometimes Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. needs to go beyond the courtroom to effect change on behalf our clients and the public at large. As such, Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. has participated in drafting and critiquing some legislative bills, and assisting and debating the passage of other legislation on the city, state and federal levels. Leaders of the State legislature, the organized bar, industry groups, and city legislators have called upon our attorneys, to comment on, draft, and propose legislation.
In addition, real estate industry leaders regularly call upon Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. to prepare analyses of the constitutionality of standing and proposed legislation regarding rent regulation.
Our senior staff has led the way in correcting errors in New York State Legislation and has drafted bills now pending before the New York City Council and New York State Legislature.
Amongst the enactments finding their source or support in the senior staff of Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. have been:
Our attorneys have also been called upon to publicly debate the merits of proposed legislation, including one in which the New York City Council sought to add to the penalties a landlord could suffer for, amongst other things, offering to buy out a tenant.
Senior staff at Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C., having garnered recognition for their work in the public forum debating legislation, now routinely meet with New York State Legislators – both Senators and Assembly persons – to bring to their attention the concerns of the real estate and title industry. Our staff are now well recognized in the corridors of Albany as respected proponents for the health of the real estate and title industry, eloquent advocates of legislation helping small businesses, and vigorous opponents of those proposals which would hurt these businesses.