Bradley S. Silverbush

Bradley S. Silverbush

New York, New York

Bradley Silverbush is a senior litigation member who has specialized in all facets of landlord-tenant litigation for over 30 years. He is one of the most respected trial attorneys in New York City specializing in owner representation in landlord-tenant matters.

With knowledge and experience ranging from trials to appeals, including representing owners in administrative proceedings before the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal and Division of Human Rights, he is a recognized expert in the field of real estate, and particularly illegal use cases, in which he is often called upon by the New York District Attorney's Office to confer. He has represented their office on matters that are outside the scope of their practice. Mr. Silverbush also represents numerous cooperative corporations and condominiums.

In 2011, NYPD's First Deputy Police Commissioner Rafael Pineiro presented Mr. Silverbush with the American Academy for Professional Law Enforcement's Man of the Year Award; he is the first civilian to receive this distinction.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2009

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation (Commercial)
  • Litigation (Real Estate)
  • Landlord Tenant Law
  • Rent Regulation & Administrative Law
  • Condominium/Cooperative Law
  • Appellate Law
  • Criminal
  • Arbitration

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit


  • Pace University School of Law
    • J.D. - 1980
  • University of Buffalo
    • B.A. - 1977

Published Works

  • Apartment Law Insider (Contributor)
  • Real Estate Weekly (Contributor)

Representative Clients

  • Carnegie Management
  • DLA Piper
  • National Arts Club
  • Prudential Douglas Elliman
  • Rotner Management
  • The Marketing Directors
  • The New York County District Attorney's Office


  • Housing Preservation and Development (Guest Lecturer), New York City
  • Judicial Conference (Guest Speaker), New York State
  • Narcotics Eviction Program (Lecturer), New York City
  • Rent Stabilization Association Seminars (Panel Participant)
  • Trespass Affidavit Program (Lecturer), New York City
  • Contributor to the New York Times Real Estate section

Honors and Awards

  • American Academy for Professional Law Enforcement Man of the Year, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Former counsel to the American Academy for Professional Law Enforcement
  • American Judges Association
  • Association of Builders and Owners
  • Jewish Lawyers Guild
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Fraternal Order of the Police

Pro Bono Activities

  • Former counsel to the American Academy for Professional Law Enforcement
  • Small Claims Court Arbitrator