Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. provides one of the most outstanding commercial landlord-tenant practices in New York City. The typical commercial landlord usually has one of four goals in landlord-tenant litigation: 1) to get the rent paid as quickly as possible; 2) to remove a commercial tenant because it is violating a lease provision; 3) to force a commercial tenant to comply with the law and lease; 4) to evict the tenant after the lease has been terminated.
Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. understands these goals and uses all possible forces to achieve them as expeditiously as possible.
Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. guarantees that all but the most complex eviction notices will be drafted and given to the process server within 24 hours of the firm’s retention. In addition, our process servers are required to complete service of process within three days. These methods provide a jump on the eviction process.
Landlords with complex cases enjoy the advantage of a landlord-tenant team including three of the most renowned attorneys in the field, famed for their scholarship-based document drafting, courtroom tactics, and persuasive powers.
Our unrivaled client care system tracks the progress of each new matter with a “case update list,” a document setting forth the full history of the case, always available to give clients both progress reports and overviews of how the case got to its current status.
Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C is one of four law firms with landlord-tenant practices in the entire state of New York to earn an AV® Martindale-Hubbell rating and is the only law firm in the State of New York to have both an AV Rating and lawyers with a Super Lawyer ranking.
Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. is the only law firm in New York City with a landlord-tenant practice to be chosen by the internationally esteemed Chambers and Partners as “one of New York’s Leading Real Estate Lawyers. ” Chambers & Partners noted that Adam Leitman Bailey makes its “debut in the rankings following enthusiastic praise for his expertise in landlord and tenant litigation. A tenacious and confident litigator who is quick-witted in court and respected by the judges.”A New York State Judge wrote that Mr. Bailey “was the best trial lawyer I saw in my nine years as a Judge in New York City.” The Commercial Observer named him as one of New York’s Most Powerful Real Estate Attorneys. Real Estate Weekly recognized him as, “one of the most respected commercial real estate attorneys in not only New York City, but arguably the country.” The New York Times referred to his legal strategy and legislation proposed in one case as “novel,” in addition to remarking on another case in which “Adam Leitman Bailey fought on…grinding through excruciating detail and obscure Perry Mason moments.”
The collective experience of this team has been responsible for winning several landmark decisions in real estate law. Our attorneys have won over a thousand cases in landlord-tenant court, including over 250 appellate court cases, including many at the highest court, The Court of Appeals. Besides participating in some of the most important landlord-tenant decisions during the past decade, our attorneys have written some 90 books on landlord-tenant law, including encyclopedias and the Housing Court Reporter, a thirty year collection, organization, and analysis of over 50,000 landlord-tenant cases used by most regular housing court practitioners and all landlord-tenant judges.
Our ability to obtain successful trial or settlement results is also unmatched. Our negotiating abilities have been featured on national television’s Dateline NBC. Media outlets have named Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C.’s attorneys among “the best real estate attorneys in New York”, hailing our “prominent real estate attorneys” as “aggressive, tenacious and smart.” Our firm is also among the landlord-tenant consultants to the New York Times, having been quoted regularly in the Sunday Questions and Answers column.