Rachel Sigmund McGinley

Adam Leitman Bailey
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About Rachel Sigmund McGinley

Ms. McGinley, a Super Lawyers Rising Star, is an associate in the firm’s Cooperative & Condominium Representation and Litigation Groups. Ms. McGinley represents condominium and cooperative boards in matters ranging from construction defects and fraud to compliance and day-to-day management, as well as condominium unit owners and cooperative shareholders in various real estate litigation matters and administrative proceedings. Ms. McGinley is also experienced in title insurance litigation and landlord-tenant litigation and has represented landlords and tenants in residential non-payment proceedings, nuisance cases, lease expiration holdovers, non-primary residence proceedings, and tenant buyout negotiations.

Ms. McGinley joined the firm as a member of the Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. externship and summer associate program during her first year of law school, later graduating to full-time employment. Ms. McGinley earned her B.S., magna cum laude, from Pennsylvania State University’s Schreyer Honors College and her J.D., cum laude, from Rutgers University School of Law.

She has authored several pieces that have appeared in The Cooperator answering sophisticated cooperative and condominium corporate questions, and has co-authored an article about mortgage foreclosures in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis which was published nationwide within the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section magazine, Probate & Property, as well as the Mortgage Bankers Association magazine, Mortgage Banking.

Ms. McGinley is a member of the New York State Bar Association, New York County Lawyers’ Association, and New Jersey State Bar Association. She is also a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.

Ms. McGinley has been named to the Super Lawyers 2017, 2018, and 2019 New York Metro Rising Stars list in the area of Real Estate: Business. Ms. McGinley is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey.

Published Articles

Published Articles

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Press Mentions

Press Mentions

Q&A: Improper Power Grab Threatens Co-op
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Prepares Forms for New Disclosure Law and Smoking Policy
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Becoming a Real Estate Lawyer – the View from Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C.
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The Board of Managers of 266 West 115th Street Condo. v. 266 West 115th Street, LLC
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Letters of Reference

Letters of Reference

I have given Rachel the moniker “Queen of Condo Law”
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“Thanks for all of your help on our case… All a client wants in their co...
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“Tears in my eyes as I thank God for you and your staff.”
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“[Adam Leitman Bailey] is really good, he knows his stuff and in fact I have recom...
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Case Studies

Case Studies

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Secures Reduction in Common Charges for Commercial Condomi...
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Success in Repair Negotiations with Condominium Sponsor
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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. Successfully Settles Slew of Defect Claims for Sponsor/Dev...
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Getting the Home Promised to the Condominium Owners
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Success in Getting Client Elected to Condominium Board of Managers
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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. Saves Pit Bull from Eviction Despite Attack on Neighbor...
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Chase Selects Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. for Loan Closings
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Successfully Defends Condominium Board’s Claims for ...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Achieves Settlement for Condominium Board Against One of N...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Successfully Secures An Order Dismissing A Meritless Actio...
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Forms

Forms

FORM_BCL 727 Disclosure – Board of Directors (Cooperative)
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FORM_LL147 Smoking Policy – Condominium
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FORM_LL147 Smoking Policy – Cooperative
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FORM_BCL 727 Disclosure – Board of Managers (Condominium)
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Headlines

Headlines

Setting New Precedent, Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Obtains A Victory for Condominium B...
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Published Decisions

Published Decisions

Jian Min Lei – v. – New York City Department of Housing Preservation and...
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The Board of Managers of 266 West 115th Street Condominium v. 266 West 115th Street,...
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