New York City’s Premier Real Estate Law Firm


With over 80 attorneys, Rosenberg & Estis is New York City's largest firm focusing solely on real estate. Built on long-term relationships and results, the firm wins and maintains the respect of clients and peers alike based on excellence and outcomes.

Over the course of its 40-plus year history, Rosenberg & Estis has made its mark on the New York skyline. From the outset, the firm’s sole concentration has been real estate, giving its lawyers a vast breadth of knowledge and expertise with a unique and concentrated perspective.

We understand the context of every matter in which we are involved, and this, in addition to our technology resources, allows us to streamline our work. Clients benefit from our commitment to exceptional service and unique ability to anticipate real estate trends and approach them with creative solutions.

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One Firm That Does It All

Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. provides full service representation and advice in every aspect of real estate, from performing due diligence and evaluating financing, to handling joint ventures, acquisitions and leasing, construction and design team agreements, property tax exemptions and abatements, land use and zoning matters, Real Property Income & Expense (RPIE) filings, co-op and condo offering plan filings, distressed situations and bankruptcies, as well as the litigations and negotiations which sometimes ensue when deal making.

Our clients benefit from our commitment to exceptional service and our unique ability to anticipate roadblocks and address any issues with creative solutions.


Having unparalleled mastery of and experience in one of the most expensive and competitive markets in the country makes us the ideal thought partner for owners, developers, not-for-profit corporations, educational institutions, sponsors, equity investors and lenders in both real estate transactions and in all court venues, including landlord-tenant court, State Supreme Court, Federal Courts and the Appellate Terms, Appellate Divisions, and Court of Appeal.

It is no wonder that many of NYC's most prominent real estate entities choose R&E as the go-to law firm for all their complex and sophisticated real estate matters.

NYC’s Top Legal Eagles 

(left to right) Deborah E. Riegel, Blaine Z. Schwadel, Richard L. Sussman, Gary M. Rosenberg, Luise A. Barrack, Michael E. Lefkowitz, Eric S. Orenstein and Jason R. Davidson

  1. Congratulations Gary M. Rosenberg

    R&E proudly congratulates Founding Member Gary M. Rosenberg, who was named a winner of the New York Law Journal 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. Winners were selected based on their impact on the legal community and the practice of law over an entire career.

  2. 2019 Super Lawyers

    BACK L-R: Benjamin Koblentz, William Byers, Devin P. Kosar, Alexander Lycoyannis, Bradley S. Silverbush, Howard W. Kingsley, Brendan J. Derr & Dennis I. Hellman

    MIDDLE L-R: Adam R. Sanders, David Fries, Peter B. Kane, Arielle Frost, Cori A. Rosen, Joshua Kopelowitz, Anthony J. Virga, Jeanine Floyd, Patti Stone, Robert M. Kessler, Jeffrey Turkel & Stefanie M. Graham

    FRONT L-R: Norman Flitt, Deborah E. Riegel, Blaine Z. Schwadel, Warren A. Estis, Luise A. Barrack, Gary M. Rosenberg, Richard L. Sussman, Michael E. Lefkowitz & Eric S. Orenstein

    Not pictured: Jason R. Davidson, Arthur C. Silverman, Ethan R. Cohen & Gerard S. Strain

  3. AV Preeminent Rated Lawyers

    Back Row (left to right): Joshua R. Kopelowitz, Adam R. Sanders, Howard W. Kingsley, Bradley S. Silverbush, Luise A. Barrack, Jason R. Davidson, Eric S. Orenstein, Dennis I. Hellman, Arthur C. Silverman and Robert M. Kessler

  4. Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. is a proud supporter and affiliate of these fine organizations

  5. The Largest Real Estate-Only Practice in NYC

    By an impressive margin, Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. was ranked #1 on The Real Deal’s 2019 list of Biggest Real Estate-Only Law Firms in all of New York City, topping its closest competitors by more than 30 attorneys.

  6. WINNER: Great Place to Work Award

    R&E was honored at the Risk Strategies 2020 Law Firm Excellence Awards as winner of the "Great Place to Work Award." Managing Member Luise A. Barrack accepted the award on the firm's behalf. She is pictured here with Uri Gutfreund, Founder of The Managing Partner Roundtable and Leader of Risk Strategies Company.

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