Skip To Content

Our Work

Adam Leitman Bailey Co-Edits Real Estate Titles: The Practice of Law in New York (Real Estate Titles, 4th edition)

The first completely updated edition of James Pedowitz’s legendary book including entirely new material with 34 chapters written by 30 of the most prominent real estate attorneys of our lifetime. Adam Leitman Bailey had the great honor of co-editing with First American’s Michael Berey. In addition, Adam Leitman Bailey authored the chapters on Adverse Possession and Easements.

“With such a great group of authors we will be making it a point to publicize the contributors and editors. I would also like to sincerely thank the editors, Adam Leitman Bailey and Mike Berey. We have published hundreds of titles over the years and the attentiveness, expertise and commitment of Adam and Mike were unmatched, with the possible exception of James Pedowitz, the original editor of this landmark treatise.”

Dan McMahonDirector of Publications, New York State Bar Association 


  • Adam Leitman Bailey, Esq.; Michael Berey, Esq.;

Real Estate Titles: The Practice of Law in New York (Real Estate Titles, 4th edition) is an invaluable resource for all real estate professionals. Written and edited by many of the leading real estate practitioners, this book updates and expands on the landmark publication Real Estate Titles, edited by Jim Pedowitz. Real Estate Titles is the most successful reference ever published by the New York State Bar Association, and the expanded coverage of this edition will make this book even more valuable.

All aspects of real estate transactions are covered: from the nature of title and estates in New York to deeds, contracts of sale and real estate financing. The comprehensive coverage of this landmark book’s 34 chapters is without equal. See the table of contents for a complete list of topics.

Every chapter in this edition has been reviewed and updated. Additional chapters have been included because of their importance to real property transactions. All practitioners will benefit from this publication, from the beginning real estate practitioner to those dealing with the most complex issues. Periodic updates will make this a great resource for many years to come.

Table of Contents:

Learn more at:

Purchase the eBook here:

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.