New York, New York
Aaron Shmulewitz became a partner of the firm in 2005. Prior to joining the firm Mr. Shmulewitz was a partner at Reed Smith, LLP.
Mr. Shmulewitz's practice includes the representation of more than 250 cooperative and condominium Boards in New York, including many of the City's finest and most prestigious apartment buildings. Mr. Shmulewitz's multifaceted practice includes acting as general counsel, intra-building disputes, all aspects of corporate representation, enforcement of constituent obligations, enforcement of sponsor obligations, building mortgage refinancing, negotiation and preparation of commercial leases and capital improvements contracts, general litigation in state and federal courts, and conversion and sale of non-allocated space. In connection with such representation, Mr. Shmulewitz has close relationships with virtually every major cooperative and condominium management firm in the City.
Mr. Shmulewitz also represents sponsors in the conversion of buildings to condominium and cooperative ownership, and both landlords and tenants in commercial and professional lease negotiations.
In addition, Mr. Shmulewitz has represented thousands of clients in the purchase, sale and financing of apartments, buildings, single-family homes, and other properties.
Mr. Shmulewitz is recognized as one of the leading experts in the cooperative and condominium field, is regularly quoted in The New York Times, trade publications and other media, and has appeared on CNN and New York 1 News.
Mr. Shmulewitz is a graduate of the New York University School of Law and is a member of the New York State Bar Association