Real Estate and Construction Litigation


Abrams Fensterman, LLP ("AF" or the "Firm") is a recognized leader in real estate and construction litigation, with significant experience litigating the full range of real estate and construction disputes in both state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration proceedings.

AF's real estate and construction litigators work closely with the Firm's real estate department to ensure their involvement in real estate and construction disputes at the first sign that a matter may be headed to a litigation or other dispute resolution forum. Our real estate and construction litigators have combined decades of experience working with professionals in the real estate and construction industry, and AF's clients immediately benefit from that industry knowledge through increased efficiency in the handling of complex real estate and construction disputes. That real estate and construction industry knowledge allows us to focus in upon the most sensitive or crucial issues involved in a dispute right at the outset in order to advise AF's clients from the very beginning of a matter on cost-effective litigation and settlement strategies.

AF's real estate and construction litigators are at the forefront of trends in their areas of expertise. Legal publications throughout New York State and nationally regularly carry articles of interest prepared by our attorneys on some of the most important issues and case law involving real estate and construction litigation matters. AF's litigators are also frequently called upon by Bar associations and other real estate and construction industry groups to present on emerging legal trends impacting the industry.

Areas of Focus include:

  • Foreclosure litigation
  • Real estate development disputes
  • Quiet title actions and proceedings
  • Construction litigation
  • Boundary and easement disputes
  • Loan workouts, restructurings and bankruptcies
  • Land use and zoning litigation
  • Eminent domain
  • Mortgage and lien priority disputes
  • Cooperatives and condominiums
  • Lender liability
  • Partnership disputes and business divorces
  • Contract disputes
  • Adverse possession claims
  • Lease disputes
  • Landlord/tenant proceedings
  • Title insurance
  • Brokerage commission disputes
  • Insurance coverage disputes