Dov Treiman | Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C.
Mr. Treiman has been a partner at Adam Leitman Bailey P.C. since 2006 and chairs the Landlord-Tenant Civil Litigation Practice.
Mr. Treiman was involved in private practice for fifteen years before devoting his principal time to the collecting, editing, writing, and publishing of scholarly research materials in landlord-tenant law. His writings include numerous articles in the New York Law Journal and many articles in the Landlord-Tenant Practice Reporter.
Mr. Treiman was the Founding Editor and Contributor of a great many articles to Landlord Tenant Monthly (4 volumes); Editor and Commentator, The Housing Court Reporter (24 volumes); Editor and Commentator, Treiman’s Commentaries (3 volumes); Editor, The Housing Court Reporter Chronological Annotator (3 volumes); Editor, The Housing Court Reporter Plaintiff-Defendant Tables (2 volumes); Editor, The Housing Court Reporter Digest (7 volumes); Editor and Commentator, Treiman’s New York Landlord Tenant Statutes Annotated (3 volumes); Editor and Commentator, Treiman’s Rent Stabilization Code Annotated (3 volumes); Editor and Author, Treiman’s Trial Manual; Editor and Principal Author, Treiman’s Encyclopedia and Dictionary (2 volumes); Editor and Commentator, Treiman’s Leading Cases (2 volumes); Editor, Public Documents of the DHCR; Editor, The Loft Board Reporter (18 volumes); Editor, The New York City Administrative Law Reporter (3 volumes); Editor, Landlord Tenant Appellate Reporter (7 volumes).
Of these, undoubtedly, the most important is the Housing Court Reporter, the standard work used by all the New York City courts and all quality practitioners of landlord-tenant law to search through some 50,000 cases for applicable precedents for appellate briefs, legal documents and motions.
Mr. Treiman was also commissioned by the State of New York to produce special editions of several of these works for their use in chambers by each of the Housing Judges.
In all, Mr. Treiman has written over 80 volumes on the subject of landlord-tenant law and has often been quoted as authority in decisions written by the various courts and by other legal commentators. Mr. Treiman is a principal author of most of the standard form leases and related documents in use throughout the New York City area and has created customized versions of many of these documents for the firm’s clients. Mr. Treiman has also written several other books on non-legal topics, both fiction and non-fiction.
Mr. Treiman is a highly sought lecturer on landlord-tenant subjects and has been retained by most of the providers of Continuing Legal Education in New York State. He was the principal consultant to the New York Times for landlord-tenant matters. Mr. Treiman is the Chair of the Board of Advisors of the Apartment Law Insider.
Mr. Treiman has been recognized for this work with featured biographies in Who’s Who in American Business, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in America and has been designated in AVVO as “Superb,” and has repeatedly been designated as a Super Lawyer. Mr. Treiman earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and his Juris Doctor from St. John’s University, School of Law. Mr. Treiman has also received certificates from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and from Princeton Theological Seminary “With Distinction.” Mr. Treiman has studied numerous languages and is strongly conversant in several of them.
Ronald Garfield | Garfield & Hecht, P.C.
Ronald Garfield is a founder of Garfield & Hecht, P.C, which opened its doors in 1975. The firm has offices throughout the western slope of Colorado as well as Denver. In addition to representing both landlords and tenants in negotiating retail, office and residential leases, Ron has authored homeowners association documents and covenants and declarations and related documents for a variety of developments from duplexes to planned unit developments. Ron also represents a number of our bank clients.
Over the years, Ron has published and presented in various CLEs regarding topics of interest to real estate attorneys.
Hunter Ross | Garfield & Hecht, P.C.
Hunter is an associate attorney with a practice that focuses on civil litigation. Most of Hunter’s litigation practice focuses on real estate issues such as landlord/tenant disputes, disclosure disputes, construction defect actions, and affordable housing issues. Hunter spent two summers during law school interning for Garfield & Hecht.
Richard W.F. Swor | Husch Blackwell LLP
Richard represents clients in complex commercial litigation, especially disputes over property—both real and intellectual. For Richard, litigation is a matter of lining up favorable facts and legal strategies in creative ways. He excels at finding the best path to victory—or to the best outcome possible—for a client, and he’s always prepared to go to trial when it’s in the client’s best interest. While Richard is experienced with a variety of business disputes, he has a particular focus on property litigation, whether real or intellectual. He has represented clients in commercial real property litigation, particularly commercial landlord/tenant disputes. Additionally, Richard frequently represents clients in brand enforcement and trademark disputes. A zealous advocate with a gift for creative strategies, Richard is also a realist who provides clients with pragmatic advice. He sees his role as providing both his opinion on the client’s best course of action, as well as a full list of options, adjusting his strategies to suit client preferences.