Courtney J. Lerias

Adam Leitman Bailey
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About Courtney J. Lerias

Courtney J. Lerias, a Super Lawyers Rising Star, is an associate in the Foreclosure, Title, Real Estate Litigation, and the Cooperative and Condominium Representation Groups. As a member of the Foreclosure Group, Ms. Lerias routinely defends lenders against technical affirmative defenses asserted by defaulting borrowers in foreclosure proceedings.

Ms. Lerias also has extensive experience in title litigation.  She has successfully represented title insurance companies in a wide range of cases, including lien priority issues, boundary disputes, forgery, and mortgage fraud.

In addition to her litigation experience, Ms. Lerias represents condominium and cooperative boards on a wide range of issues, including dispute resolution with unit owners and/or shareholders, collections of common charges and/or maintenance, and advising boards on their rights and obligations under the relevant governing documents.  She has also successfully represented both condominium boards and condominium developers in litigation over construction defects in new developments.

Ms. Lerias graduated magna cum laude from New York Law School. At New York Law School, she was an Executive Articles Editor for the New York Law School Law Review and a member of the Center for Real Estate Studies’ Harlan Scholar Program. As a Harlan Scholar for the Center for Real Estate Studies, she worked extensively on two independent research projects, one involving the 2009 foreclosure crisis and one involving the application process to buy shares in cooperative housing.

Courtney J. Lerias has been recognized as one of the “Top 50 Women Attorneys in the New York Metropolitan Area” for 2014.

Press Mentions

Press Mentions

Sixteen Trump Soho Buyers Rebel Over ‘Fraud’
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Occupy Spring St.: Trump SoHo to Give 90% Refunds on Deposits
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Trump Soho Developers Settle Fraud Suit, Give Buyers 90% Refunds
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Co-Ops—Selling Shareholders Stated Claim for Housing Discrimination Under New York...
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Unhappy Trump Soho Buyers Will Get 90 Percent Refunds
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Firefighter Loses Bid to Halt Building of Islamic Center
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Judge Dismisses Ex-Firefighter’s Case Against Ground Zero-Area Mosque
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Clamoring Public Is Forcing Donald Trump to ‘Really Think’ About Running for Pre...
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Trump Soho Offers Refunds to Buyers if They Promise Not to Sue
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Fifteen Buyers File Lawsuit Against Trump SoHo Project
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Video References

Video References

Case Studies

Case Studies

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Secures Settlement over Contested Easement
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Secures Quick Summary Judgment in Favor of a Landlord in a...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Achieves Favorable Settlement of Construction Defects Clai...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Protects Homeowner’s Claim to Adverse Possession of ...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Secures Judgment, Dismissing an Erroneous Violation Issued...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Wins Summary Judgment for Defendant in a Heated Title Disp...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C., Obtains Decision Clarifying Under New York Condominium/Co...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Obtains Buy-back from Condo Sponsor
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After Discovering New Evidence in an Action to Discharge a Client’s Mortgage on th...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Defeats Motion for Summary Judgment in Quiet Title Action ...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Successfully Defends Condominium Board’s Claims for ...
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Trump Soho Association v Bayrock/Sapir Organization LLC
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Headlines

Headlines

Co-Ops—Selling Shareholders Stated Claim for Housing Discrimination Under New York...
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Published Decisions

Published Decisions

Peter R. Yee v. John Panousopoulos
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Lawrence C. Sullivan v. the Board of Managers of the Chelsea Brownstone Condominium
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Luis Aquino and Francisca Aquino v. Ventures Trust 2013-I-H-R By MCM Capital Partner...
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Caton Court Condominium v Caton Development Published Decision
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Crest Condominium v City View Gardens Published Decision
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