Leonard Anthony Bellavia

Leonard Anthony Bellavia

  • Business Law, Real Estate Law, Estate Planning ...
  • New York
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Biography

Leonard A. Bellavia, founding partner of the law firm of Bellavia Blatt Andron & Crossett, PC, is a nationally recognized authority in the field of automotive franchise law and represents thousands of automobile dealerships across the country in all aspects of commercial litigation and buy/sell transactions. He has been instrumental in negotiating the sale of hundreds of dealerships and has achieved national recognition for advocating the mass action litigation model on behalf of franchised automobile dealers. Most notably, Len has successfully implemented the mass litigation model in the following actions: • In a settlement to recover reasonable compensation for warranty parts reimbursement • Against CARFAX on behalf of 1048 automobile dealers for alleged illegal alliances with Autotrader and Cars.com • As co-lead counsel in the Chrysler Bankruptcy proceedings • Representing 148 rejected Chrysler dealers against the U.S. Treasury for unlawful “taking” of private property • As Lead Counsel in the Saab Bankruptcy for 162 Saab dealers • In two actions against TrueCar for violations of the Lanham Act, the federal “truth in advertising” statute Leonard is a graduate of the St. John’s University School of Law and Boston College. He is Chair of the Automotive Franchise Law Section of the Franchise Law Committee of the New York State Bar Association; Former Chairperson of the Litigation Section of the National Association of Dealer Counsel (NADC) and was a member of its Board of Directors.

Education
St. John's University School of Law
J.D.
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Boston College
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 1854405
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Areas
  • Franchise Law
  • Warranty Parts & Labor Reimbursement
  • Dealership Buy/Sell
  • Factory Deficiency Letters
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Bellavia Blatt, P.C.
200 Old Country Road, Suite 400
Mineola, NY 11501
Telephone: (516) 873-3000
Fax: (516) 873-9032
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Bellavia Law Offices
5338 State Route 23
Windham, NY 12496
Telephone: (518) 734-5700