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Land Use Litigation

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C.’s land use and zoning attorneys and litigators have participated in some of the most important, unique, and certainly the most creative cases during the last millennium. The firm has stopped buildings from being built or being used against clients’ wishes and ensured that buildings and developments have been built or have been approved to be built in record time. Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. attorneys have a proven record in litigating land use and zoning law issues on behalf of both zoning applicants and local governments in state courts and administrative agencies and tribunals. While appearing in courts, public hearings, and in front of community boards, and seeking approvals or securing legislative approvals from courts or agencies or under the city’s zoning and historic preservation laws, the firm’s attorneys have yielded the most successful and exciting results because of their passion and dedication.

During the past three years, the internationally esteemed Chambers & Partners repeatedly selected Adam Leitman Bailey as one of New York’s Leading Real Estate lawyers, hailing Adam Leitman Bailey as a “tenacious and confident litigator who is quick-witted in court and respected by the judges.” Chambers & Partners noted that he is “an extraordinary practitioner who gets great results” quoting a client on his “ability to anticipate things before they happen.”

Real Estate Weekly noted that “Adam Leitman Bailey has made a name for himself with his success winning cases in the courtroom.” 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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