Leonard H. Ritz

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About Leonard H. Ritz

Prior to becoming of counsel at Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. and maintaining a successful private practice, Leonard Ritz was an associate in the real estate departments at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel and at Kronish Lieb Weiner & Hellman. His practice includes condominium and cooperative law, commercial leasing, and construction law. He is a member of  the New York State Bar Association  Condominium and Cooperative Law Committees and a past member of the New York City Bar Association Condominium and Cooperative Law Committees. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association Commercial Leasing Committee, and served on the sub-committee which updated “Landlord’s Checklist of Silent Lease Issues” which was published in 2008.  Mr. Ritz is also a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Real Estate Committee on construction law and participated in its preparation of rider to the standard AIA owner/architect agreement addressing owner issues, particularly those situations related to cooperatives and condominiums.

Mr. Ritz has represented developers of condominium projects throughout New York City, including The Trump Organization and The Related Companies. He has played an active role in the development of offering plans and the sale of units for projects ranging in size from four units to 400 units, including Trump World Tower, and One Central Park at the Time Warner Center.

Mr. Ritz attended Princeton University for his undergraduate studies and graduated magna cum laude from Cardozo School of Law in 1996.

Mr. Ritz has been an adjunct faculty member at Cardozo, teaching the required first year legal writing course.

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Press Mentions

Press Mentions

Luna Park Reaches for Stars With New Funding Plan
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Luna Park Reaches for Stars With New Funding Plan
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Bids 101: Final Changes Before Accepting the One That Works Best for You
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How to Prepare a Bid Request and Nab the Best Contractor
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When a Co-op Neighbor Breaks the Law
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Who’s Responsible for Repairs? Board and Owner Maintenance Responsibilities
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Being Grilled: Preparing for the Interview Process
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Q & A: Maintenance Rises After Units Are Combined
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Attorneys Answer Six More Questions Boards Have About Superstorm Sandy
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You’re In Charge Now: Transitioning from Sponsor to Board Control
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Q & A: Rent-Controlled Tenant in a Condo Conversion
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Letters of Reference

Letters of Reference

“Leonard Ritz is an ace lawyer, negotiator and former contractor. Also an incr...
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“I hold nothing but the highest regard for your staff, truly the “A TEAM...
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“I highly recommend Len Ritz, a former colleague of mine …”
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“From our initial conversations with a contractor all the way through to this ...
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“I highly recommend Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. to anyone looking for attorneys ...
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Case Studies

Case Studies

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Innovative Lawyering on Whether Rent Regulated Leases Coul...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Helps Upper West Side Condominium To Achieve Winning Settl...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Helps Shareholders Regain Control of Their Building
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Only on Park Avenue: Adam Leitman Bailey’s Counsel Leads to Successful Election an...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Assists Luna Park in Closing on $68 Million Loan & Gr...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Looks to Certificate of Incorporation to Advise Cooperativ...
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Explaining Cumulative Voting to Cooperative Corporation
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Saves Borrower $23,000.00 in Mortgage Tax
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Forms

Forms

Blumberg Form 86: Sublease of a Cooperative Apartment, New York
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Headlines

Headlines

“When you really need somebody to deliver, this is the firm.” – J....
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Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Bridge the Gap 2: A Program for Newly Admitted Attorneys
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