As one of New York’s premier real estate litigation firms, Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. has participated and prevailed in some of the most important condominium and cooperative cases of the new millennium, winning landmark determinations in numerous published and unpublished decisions on novel legal issues. Our attorneys’ impressive success record in hundreds of trials, places the firm’s performance among the best in the profession. Our attorneys have won over a thousand cases in housing court, including over 250 appellate court cases, many at New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals. Besides participating in some of the most important housing decisions during the past decade, our attorneys have written some 90 books on housing law, including encyclopedias and the Housing Court Reporter, a thirty year collection, organization, and analysis of over 50,000 housing cases relied on by most regular housing court practitioners and judges.
Our shareholder and unit owner representation has led to our clients thanking us for being “heroes for the underdogs,” “available anytime and anywhere,” and “accomplishing in one day what our previous lawyer could not accomplish in one month.” Other clients praised Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C.’s work by saying that their “matter was handled seamlessly,” that “if it wasn’t for you, we’d probably have lost this house,” and that “your attention to detail and absolute availability to questions and concerns made me feel very much in control and confident through the process.” For groups of owners and shareholders, this past decade we have won more high profile and prominent cases than any other cooperative and condominium law firm including:
Our creative and aggressive advocacy on behalf of owners and shareholders in cooperatives and condominiums has been applied to:
Our successes have led to the highest honors and awards from the Bar and ranking organizations. Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. is the only law firm in New York City with cooperative housing practice attorneys named by the internationally esteemed Chambers and Partners among “New York’s Leading Real Estate Lawyers.” Chambers & Partners noted that Adam Leitman Bailey makes his “debut in the rankings following enthusiastic praise for his expertise in housing litigation,” and hailed him as a “tenacious and confident litigator who is quick-witted in court and respected by the judges.” Chambers & Partners noted that Bailey is “an extraordinary practitioner who gets great results” quoting a client on Mr. Bailey’s “ability to anticipate things before they happen.”
In addition, we are the only cooperative condominium law firm with under 30 attorneys that has received and AV® Martindale-Hubbell rating, Super Lawyers honors and selection into the Registry of Preeminent Lawyers. In addition, our success as cooperative and condominium general counsel earned our firm recognition in “Who’s Who in Real Estate” by Habitat Magazine and selection into the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.
Real Estate Weekly noted that “Adam Leitman Bailey has made a name for himself with his success winning cases in the courtroom,” and that he is famous for his “condominium representation.” The New York Real Estate Journal declared Mr. Bailey to be “one of New York’s best real estate attorneys.” The New York Times praised his “novel” strategy in one case and remarked that in another “Bailey fought on… grinding through excruciating detail and obscure Perry Mason moments.” The New York Real Estate Journal called Bailey “One of New York’s best real estate attorneys. After Mr. Bailey’s firm used a forgotten statute to prevail in a landmark federal case, the Wall Street Journal quoted a prominent New York developer’s attorney calling the holding a “game changer” affecting real estate nationwide. Dateline NBC referred to Mr. Bailey as “aggressive, tenacious and smart” in asking Mr. Bailey to share his negotiating strategies on its nationally syndicated television program.