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Real Estate Litigation

Real estate disputes can be complicated and can cause financial hardship. Disputes often arise with neighbors, co-owners, purchasers, sellers or others. 

Our firm can intervene to help parties construct innovative solutions or to protect their interests in court. Our firm has 10+ years of experience and a demonstrated record of courtroom victories and negotiated outcomes.

Real estate matters range from simple real estate deals gone wrong to complex litigation involving large commercial properties, including: 

  • Breach of construction contract

  • Fraud

  • Problems at closing 

  • Recovery of down payment or earnest money deposits

  • Partition and co-owner disputes

  • Declaratory judgment actions

  • RPAPL 881 license and access agreements or actions

  • Contractor and construction contracts (delays, change orders, defects)

  • Construction litigation (mechanic's liens, defects, nonperformance)

  • Commercial and residential lease disputes

Sample Representative Matters

  • ​Successfully defended a $30+ million real estate acquisition dispute between former partners

  • ​Successfully settled multiple real estate disputes concerning RPAPL 881 license and access agreements 

  • ​Obtained summary judgment in client’s favor on a $20+ million real estate construction dispute

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