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Insurance Defense Litigation

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prevailed in some of the most important insurance and real estate cases of the new millennium in numerous published and unpublished decisions on novel legal issues. The firm’s attorneys’ impressive success record in hundreds of trials places the firm’s performance among the very best in the profession. The firm’s attorneys have won over a thousand cases in state, federal and 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, the firm’s 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.

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. attorneys have lectured on trial, pretrial and trial preparation topics, as well as authoring over 90 books including Trial of a Negligence Case in New York and becoming a major contributor to Taking and Defending Effective Depositions, both manuals for New York litigation and trial attorneys.

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. attorneys have participated in a number of notable published insurance defense cases, including:

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    Lorne v. 50 Madison Avenue, LLC

    Lorne v. 50 Madison Avenue, LLC

    65 A.D.3d 879 (Cite as: 65 A.D.3d 879, 886 N.Y.S.2d 1) Lorne v. 50 Madison Ave. LLC 65 A.D.3d 879, 886 N.Y.S.2d 1 NY,2009. 65 A.D.3d 879886 N.Y.S.2d 1, 2009 WL 2851987, 2009 N.Y. Slip Op. 06381 Simon Lorne et al., Respondents v 50 Madison Avenue LLC et al., Respondents, and Board of Managers et al., Appellants, et al., Defendants. Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, New York September 8, 2009 CITE TITLE AS: Lorne v 50 Madison Ave. LLC...

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    Mulhern v. Chai Management

    Mulhern v. Chai Management

    Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department, New York. Sheri MULHERN, Respondent, v. CHAI MANAGEMENT et al., Appellants, et al., Defendants. Decided: October 23, 2003 Before:  CARDONA, P.J., MERCURE, CREW III, PETERS and LAHTINEN, JJ. Greenhill Partners P.C., (Colin E. Kaufman of counsel), for Chai Management and others, appellants. Lever & Stolzenberg, (Howard B. Stolzenberg of counsel), for respondent. Appeal from an order of the Supreme Court (Meddaugh, J.), entered May 21, 2002 in Sullivan County, which denied a motion by...

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The firm’s 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 & 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 Adam Leitman Bailey is “an extraordinary practitioner who gets great results” quoting a client on his “ability to anticipate things before they happen.”

In addition, Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. is the only real estate litigation law firm with under 30 attorneys that has received an AV® Martindale-Hubbell rating, Super Lawyers honors and selection into the Registry of Preeminent Lawyers. In addition, the firm’s success as cooperative and condominium general counsel earned the 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 Adam Leitman 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.” After Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. 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 Adam Leitman Bailey as “aggressive, tenacious and smart” in asking him to share his negotiating secrets on its nationally syndicated television program.


 

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    Sample List of Insurance Company Clients

    Sample List of Insurance Company Clients

    Adirondack Insurance Company AequiCap Property and Casualty Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America Allstate Property & Casualty Insurance Company American International Group (AIG) American Resource Insurance Company Camden Fire CastlePoint Florida Insurance Company CastlePoint Insurance Company CastlePoint National Insurance Company Chicago Title Insurance Company Employers Fire Insurance Company Farmer’s Mutual Fire Insurance Company Fidelity National Title Group First American Title Insurance Company Gerling Konzern Versicherungen Great American Insurance Company Haftpflichtverband der Deutschen Industrie (HVDI) Hartford Insurance Company Hermitage Insurance...

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    Sample Types of Claims Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Handles

    Sample Types of Claims Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Handles

    Builders’ Risk Business and Personal Property Commercial General Liability Construction Labor Law Construction-Related Coverage Directors and Officers Discrimination Dog Bite/Animal Liability Errors and Omissions Excess and Surplus Lines Excess and Umbrella Extracontractual/Bad Faith Claims Homeowners Municipal Liability Premises Title

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