About Tane Waterman & Wurtzel, P.C.
Founded in 1992, Tane Waterman & Wurtzel, P.C., handles residential and commercial real estate and business law matters for individuals and businesses in all five boroughs of New York City who are seeking experienced, reliable, affordable, legal representation that you can trust. Both of our senior partners have been engaged in the representation of cooperatives and condominiums for well over 30 years.
Together, the firm’s team of attorneys has over 100 years of combined legal experience, each bringing their own distinct legal background to your representation.
Visit the links below to learn more about each lawyer with the firm:
- David A. Tane
- Stewart E. Wurtzel
- Andrew D. Stern
- Marcie L. Waterman (f/k/a Marcie Waterman Murray)
- Leonard M. Khandros
- Moshe C. Bobker
- Ruta Behrend
- Jacob R. Fleitman
- Adam Lazaros
- Lawrence McGaughey
- Vincent “Oz” Hanley
- James F. West
More About Partner David A. Tane
David Tane is the trusted general counsel for over a hundred co-op and condominium boards in the City of New York and the surrounding counties. He has extensive and practical experience advising them in matters of corporate practice, regulatory compliance, underlying financing for their buildings, and dealings with proprietary lessees and unit owners.
David has advised clients in a multitude of real estate transactions. From first-time homebuyers to cooperative building sponsors, attorney David Tane has represented individuals in a wide range of real estate matters over his thirty-plus-year legal career. He has helped hundreds of clients with residential and commercial sales, purchases, and leases. He also has intricate knowledge of commercial mortgage financing, including a recent transaction involving a $93 million residential rental project.
David Tane has been profiled in The New York Times, the New York Law Journal, The Cooperator, and Habitat Magazine and is also a speaker on various topics for New York’s Continuing Legal Education programs.
More About Partner Stewart E. Wurtzel
Stewart Wurtzel is a litigator who has counseled co-op and condominium boards, real estate investors and developers, and individual unit owners and tenants through the process of enforcing and protecting their legal rights in real estate and commercial matters.
For over thirty years, Stewart has assisted boards of condominiums and co-ops in obtaining relief against sponsors and collecting maintenance from shareholders and common charges from unit owners, including in foreclosure. He has also represented cooperative or condominium unit owners facing legal actions, including foreclosures.
Stewart has also represented individuals and businesses in commercial litigation against licensors, business partners, vendors, and contractors. He has also litigated access proceedings under Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law Section 881.
Stewart Wurtzel has also been profiled in The New York Times and Habitat magazine. His works have been published by The Cooperator magazine, Habitat magazine, the New York Law Journal and the New York Real Estate Report. He is an adjunct professor at the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College of the City College of New York, where he teaches a masters level course on Real Estate Law.
More About Partner Andrew D. Stern
Andrew Stern is a counselor and litigator who advises clients in real estate and commercial matters. He has represented clients in federal, state, and city and district courts, as well as in administrative proceedings before the City and State of New York.
He has assisted co-ops with a variety of matters ranging from landlord-tenant disputes with shareholders to labor disputes with staff and their unions. He has represented condominium boards in foreclosure actions and advised them on property damage claims.
Andrew has negotiated and, where necessary, litigated resolutions and settlements to commercial disputes involving partners, investors, licensees, and contractors and subcontractors.
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