Kane, Peter B.


Peter B. Kane joined Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. in 2018 and is a Member with the firm's Litigation Department.

As a strategic advisor and trusted partner to clients, Peter's practice involves complex commercial litigation spanning all facets of New York City real estate. Peter represents developers, landlords and property managers in both commercial and residential cases, with a specific focus on complex commercial lease disputes, partnership and joint venture disputes and landlord-tenant disputes. Peter also has extensive experience handling condominium and cooperative related cases, advising both Boards and individual shareholders and owners concerning their obligations under the law and relevant statutes. Peter's practice also encompasses matters concerning rent control, rent stabilization and other residential rent regulatory issues.

Peter regularly represents his clients in all New York State and Federal Courts, including the New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division, the Appellate Division, First and Second Departments and the US District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. In addition, Peter maintains an active ADR practice where he represents clients in both mediations and arbitrations in front of both the American Arbitration Association and JAMS on a regular basis concerning a broad range of real estate matters.

Peter has been published in several periodicals including Real Estate Weekly and Law360 and continues to be recognized as a top practitioner in real estate litigation as a New York Super Lawyer.

Peter's legal career began as an Appellate Court Attorney with the State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Term, First Judicial Department. Prior to joining Rosenberg & Estis, Peter was an Associate with Robinson Brog Leinwand Greene Genovese & Gluck P.C.

Peter graduated from Tufts University (cum laude) with his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History in 2007 and earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2010.


Areas Of Practice   

  • Commercial Lease Disputes
  • Commercial Arbitration (Rent Reset and Property Valuations)
  • Administrative proceedings, including Office of Administrative Trial and Hearings, Environmental Control Board, and the Board of Standards and Appeals
  • Appeals
  • Co-op / Condo Disputes
  • Construction Disputes and Adjoining Access Issues
  • Landlord / Tenant Disputes, including Yellowstone Injunctions
  • Contract Disputes
  • Partnership and Joint Venture Disputes
  • Building Violation Resolution
  • Rent Stabilization Issues: Coverage, Rent Overcharge, Substantial Rehabilitation and Regulatory Compliance

Bar Admissions   

  • New York, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York


  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Moot Court Editorial Board, Associate Editor
  • Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: History

Published Works   

  • Recovering attorney fees from eviction proceedings in the HSTPA era, Real Estate Weekly, April 2020
  • Managing legal considerations during a commercial holdover, Real Estate Weekly, November 2019
  • NYC Bill Continues Expansion Of Commercial Tenant Rights, Law360, 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships   

  • New York State Bar Association
Peter B. Kane
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