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Real Estate Administrative Proceedings / Environmental Control Board

It has long been observed that the landlord-tenant relationship in the greater New York City area is the most heavily-regulated industry.

With speed, efficiency, and minimal expense the staff at Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. routinely handles the dozens of different kinds of filings before the various agencies, especially the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal and the Environmental Control Board, all under the supervision of the firm’s renowned experts in landlord-tenant law. The firm’s clients thus enjoy the benefits of inexpensive production combined with the attention to detail of its award-winning experts.

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. represent clients before the New York State Attorney General’s Real Estate Financing and Consumer Frauds Bureau; the New York State Division of Human Rights; The New York City Commission on Human Rights; The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB); The New York City Loft Board; The New York City Environmental Control Board (ECB); the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”); The New York City Landmark Preservation Commission; The New York City Board of Standards and Appeals; The New York City Planning Commission; and The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

When matters reach more sophisticated levels, including administrative hearings and appeals, the staff at Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. brings the expertise and experience to prove to the agency the true intent of the regulations it administers and to bring the same kind of courtroom savvy in administrative tribunals for which the firm’s attorneys are renowned on the judicial side. When taking or defending appeals to the judicial courts from administrative decisions, the firm’s attorneys bring with them unmatched experience having prevailed in over 250 appeals throughout New York’s court system, including the highest court, the Court of Appeals.

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C is one of four law firms with housing law 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 a lawyer 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 & Partners as “one of 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 landlord and tenant litigation” and hailed him as “a tenacious and confident litigator who is quick-witted in court and respected by the judges.”

Media outlets have named Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C.’s attorneys among “the best real estate attorneys in New York”, hailing its “prominent real estate attorneys” as “aggressive, tenacious and smart.” The firm’s negotiating abilities have been featured on national television’s Dateline NBC.

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. is among the landlord-tenant consultants to The New York Times, having been quoted regularly in the Sunday Questions and Answers column and various articles.

Besides participating in some of the most important landlord-tenant decisions during the past decade, the firm’s attorneys have written some 90 books on landlord-tenant law, including encyclopedias and the Housing Court Reporter, a twenty-five year collection, organization, and analysis of over 50,000 landlord-tenant cases used by most regular housing court practitioners and all landlord-tenant judges. In a widely published article prepared by three of the firm’s attorneys, the firm’s staff studied and analyzed every single appeal taken to a judicial appellate tribunal in the past decade.

Thus the firm’s administrative proceedings staff brings its clients scholarship, efficiency, experience, courtroom skill, and tenacity that are unrivaled in the real estate industry.

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