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Lorraine Nadel

Lorraine Nadel

Nadel and Ciarlo, PC
  • Real Estate Law, Business Law, Construction Law ...
  • New York
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Named one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in NYC by Super Lawyers and one of America’s Top 5% Most Honored Lawyers of 2020, Lorraine Nadel is the founding partner of Nadel & Ciarlo, P.C. She is a skilled and accomplished litigator in the areas of real estate, co-op and condo law, business and commercial law, and complex landlord-tenant matters. She is known for her ability to help clients effectively solve problems by providing concrete solutions to complex matters. Having been an accountant with a top accounting firm prior to obtaining her law degree, her combined legal and accounting background provides a distinct advantage to her clients, namely property owners, co-op and condo owners and boards, small and large businesses, brokers, management companies, landlords and tenants. Her practice encompasses a very diverse range of dispute and litigation-oriented matters.

Ms. Nadel graduated from Boston University with honors and a dual major in Accounting and Finance. She obtained her law degree from Benjamin Cardozo School of Law and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1989. She is admitted to practice in the civil, state, and federal courts of New York, including the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. She is a member of the New York State and American Bar Associations, the New York County Lawyers’ Association, and the New York City and Brooklyn Bar Associations. Ms. Nadel is often quoted by The New York Times and other publications for her real estate knowledge and is frequently called upon to handle complex real estate, business, commercial, and landlord-tenant matters. Ms. Nadel’s firm continues to set precedents and remains at the forefront of complex real estate law.

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
J.D. (1989)
Activities: Law Journal | Cardozo International Law Journal: Articles Editor
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Boston University
B.S. (1983) | Business Administration
Honors: Honors: cum laude
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Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Nadel and Ciarlo, PC
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Articles & Publications
How Long Can My Building Keep Scaffolding Up?
The New York Times
Dealing With Conflict in Co-ops & Condos
Cooperator News New York
Surviving Divorce: A Guide for Family Businesses and Charities
Financial Times
Resident Rights: Knowing Them, Upholding Them
Cooperator News New York
1 BR Apt. Downtown, Fraught with Risk: What to Know before Listing Your Apartment with AirBNB
Super Lawyers
Named Super Lawyer for 2022
Super Lawyers
Consistently Named a Super Lawyer since 2014
Top 50 Women NY|Metro Area
Super Lawyers
Named to America’s Top 5% Most Honored Lawyers
Most Honored Lawyers of America
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
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New York County Lawyers' Association
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Brooklyn Bar Association
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New York State Bar Association  # 2292506
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 2292506
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Practice Areas
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Trusts
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Nadel & Ciarlo, PC
Contact & Map
527 Madison Ave
7th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Telephone: (212) 317-9500
Monday: 9 AM - 6 AM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 AM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 AM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed