Warshaw Burstein LLP | Real Estate and Zoning
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Real Estate and Zoning

Our experienced real estate litigation attorneys have represented a wide array of clients before nearly every New York administrative, city, state and federal forum, including the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR), the New York City Loft Board and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). Whether representing ownership, management, developers, investors, brokers, cooperatives, condominiums, apartment owners, landlords or tenants, we pride ourselves on formulating aggressive, thoughtful and cost-efficient litigation strategies. We have successfully represented clients in the following types of matters:
  • Real estate ownership disputes
  • Cooperative and condominium disputes
  • Commercial and residential landlord-tenant disputes
  • Commercial and residential mortgage foreclosure actions
  • Tax lien foreclosure actions
  • Commercial real estate arbitrations
  • Real estate administrative proceedings
  • Bankruptcy and creditors’ rights disputes
  • Property damage claims
  • Zoning, “air rights” and land use disputes
  • Appeals

We always are mindful of the value and certainty that comes with settling disputes upon terms favorable to our clients. Wherever possible, we plan strategically with clients during early phases of matters to avoid future litigation. Whether prior to commencement of litigation or at various critical stages during litigation, we thoroughly explore all options with our clients to achieve the most favorable and cost-effective result possible. When litigation becomes necessary, we represent our clients skillfully and zealously so as to best protect their interests.