We represent clients in real estate litigations that arise out of sophisticated transactions, land use and environmental issues. We counsel clients in disputes over the sale of buildings and building portfolios, rights of first offer and first refusal, condemnation, environmental aspects of real estate development and land use, complex commercial landlord-tenant disputes, disputes under financing documents, and all manners of complex commercial real estate valuations, including rent reset proceedings. In addition, we represent real estate industry clients in a variety of commercial and insurance-related litigations.
The advantage that our top-ranked Litigation Practice brings is that our litigators work closely with our award-winning Real Estate Practice to develop strategic approaches and innovative solutions in a variety of disputes. We routinely draw upon the expertise of, and collaborate with, other disciplines including environmental, tax, corporate and restructuring and insolvency to address, with a multidisciplinary approach, issues that may arise. Members of our group have substantive experience in almost every facet of real estate litigation and represent clients in various forums, including both state and federal court, administrative and other state and federal agencies and arbitral organizations.
Our Real Estate Litigation and Real Estate Land Use Practices are recognized as "Tier 1" practices, both nationally and within New York, in US News'
"Best Law Firms" rankings.