Elise G. Liebowitz, ESQ.
New York, NY 10019
phone: 212-307-0440


Elise G. Liebowitz is a real estate and trusts and estates attorney in New York City, having practiced law since 1984, including with major Wall Street law firms, Proskauer Rose LLP and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP. She received her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Queens College, City University of New York (1981) and a J.D. degree, Dean's List, from Fordham University School of Law (1984). Ms. Liebowitz is admitted to the New York, New Jersey and Florida bars and the S.D.N.Y, E.D.N.Y. and the District of New Jersey.

Elise Liebowitz has been recognized for her representation of real estate clients by the New York Real Estate Journal and the Real Estate Weekly. She has lectured and participated in panel discussions on commercial leasing at the Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater New York, Inc (BOMA) and was interviewed on radio programs, including WPAT-NY. Upon the invitation of the NYC Bar Association, Ms. Liebowitz presents continuing legal education seminars to teach other attorneys "Retail & Restaurant Leasing."

Currently, Ms. Liebowitz represents the landlord of a 19 story office building in Manhattan. Ms. Liebowitz represented major financial institutions, life insurance companies, and real estate investment trusts, in some of the most substantial leasing transactions in New York City. For example, in 2000 she prepared and negotiated the largest office lease in New York City, representing a real estate investment trust in leasing space in excess of a quarter of a million square feet in midtown Manhattan, for a period of fifteen years with renewal and expansion options. Separately, she represented a major landlord in leasing approximately 120,000 square feet in Manhattan for use as a live broadcasting studio located on the ground floor of an office building, together with a portion of the premises available for retail and office use.

Ms. Liebowitz prepares wills and trusts for her clients, as well as probating wills and represents executors, administrators or beneficiaries of estates. Her practice includes advising clients regarding their various options for their estate plan, and then preparing wills, powers of attorney, living wills and health care proxies and trusts for her clients. She has represented individual clients and estates with assets exceeding forty million dollars, in connection with estate planning and in connection with probate of wills.

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