Leni has extensive experience representing sponsor-developers of condominiums and cooperatives (condo/co-ops) and condo/co-op boards. She advises on new construction, condominium conversions and issues pertaining to construction, development, governance, and statutory compliance. She is well known for her ability to resolve contentious disputes and has deep experience with crisis management, mediation, negotiation, litigation, and general legal counseling.
Leni is a regular contributor to the “Q & A” column of The New York Times Real Estate Section. She has also written articles published in the New York Law Journal, the New York State Bar Association Real Property Law Journal, Real Estate Weekly, Habitat Magazine, The Cooperator, and The Mann Report.
Leni is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and is a SuperLawyers Rising Star; Top Women Attorneys in New York Metro Area; ALM Media Woman Leader in the Law 2020; and National Law Journal Real Estate Trailblazer 2020.
Leni earned her B.A., with honors, from the University of Michigan and her J.D., cum laude, from New York Law School. She is admitted to practice law in the states of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.