Personalized, Knowledgeable
Representation Is Our Foundation

With decades of combined experience, we utilize our extensive legal knowledge to find custom, cost-effective solutions for every situation.


Residential & Commercial Real Estate Transactions

From the purchase and sale of residential and commercial properties (including buildings, houses, condos and coops) to leasing and mortgage financing, our team handles a wide range of real estate matters.


Construction Law

From AIA agreements to resolving disputes involving defects or mechanic’s liens, our attorneys handle many different construction law matters.


Co-Op & Condominium Representation

From advice on corporate governance, staff matters, formulation of rules and regulations to capital improvements and financing, our team handles a wide range of real estate matters.


Corporate Governance

We offer guidance relating to a commercial entity’s direction, control and strategy to help attain long-term goals.


Landlord & Tenant

Our team has extensive experience representing both landlords and tenants in a wide range of matters including the negotiation and drafting of leases and resolving disputes at both the trial and appellate levels.


General Business

We offer guidance on entity formation, and shareholder partnership agreements and resolving disputes involving vendors, shareholders and unit owners among many other business law matters.

We are pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2023, Ruta Behrend has been promoted to partner of the firm.  Please feel free to reach out to her on this well deserved promotion.

Offering Trusted and Reliable Legal Representation for More Than 25 Years

Founded in 1992, Tane Waterman & Wurtzel, P.C., has helped individuals and businesses throughout the five boroughs of New York City find practical solutions and favorable outcomes in a wide range of real estate and business law matters.

Our experienced attorneys handle routine and complex commercial and residential real estate matters, including landlord-tenant issues, co-op and condominium matters, purchases and sales of cooperatives, condominiums and homes and construction law.

We serve as general counsel to boards of directors of cooperatives and boards of managers of condominiums throughout the metropolitan area. We represent everything from very small buildings to large multi building complexes. Equally important, we recognize the practical difference between all of our buildings and tailor solutions to their individual needs. We also help businesses of all sizes with corporate governance, daily transactions and dispute resolution.

At Tane Waterman & Wurtzel, P.C., our personal attention to you and your matter simplify the process of selecting the right lawyer for you.

What Sets Our Firm Apart?

  • Over 100 years of combined legal experience in many different areas of law;
  • A track record of successful settlements and judgments;
  • Clear, timely communication during every stage of the process;
  • Reasonable hourly rates and retainers; and
  • Expeditious closing of sales and transfers

Real Estate… Simplified

We understand that being a member of your cooperative or condominium board or buying or selling real estate can be a daunting experience. With over a century of combined experience in the real estate field, the lawyers of Tane Waterman & Wurtzel, P.C., utilize their knowledge, expertise, and practical understanding to explain and simplify the intimidating nature of New York real estate and guide you through the legal intricacies of your transaction. You get cost effective, practical and accurate legal solutions from attorneys who are experts in the real estate field.

Reach Out To Our Law Firm Today

If you are seeking legal representation to handle any type of business or commercial matter or real estate service, we invite you to contact our firm and schedule a consultation to learn more about our team and how we can help you find the right solution.

Call 646-835-2656 or send our office an email today. Representing individuals, cooperatives, condominiums, homeowner associations and businesses throughout New York City from our office in Manhattan.

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