Bart, Andrew I.

Andrew I. Bart

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Practice Areas

  • Supreme Court
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Employment Law


Andrew I. Bart, Esq. is experienced in all aspects of real estate, civil and commercial litigation from New York City Civil Court proceedings to appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit.  Mr. Bart has successfully handled all facets of real estate litigation, including breach of contract actions, co-op and condominium issues, and landlord-tenant disputes. He is able to assist businesses in matters involving lease disputes, construction, and architectural issues due to his previous association with one of the premier New York City real estate law firms.  Mr. Bart's background in employment law and labor relations has enabled him to have excellent communication with his clients and has made him keenly proficient in conflict management and problem solving, which allows him to successfully approach a client's case with commitment.  

He is often called upon to contribute to Habitat magazine and to the New York Apartment Law Insider.  He has answered reader questions in the Ask Real Estate Column of The New York Times and has been quoted in The Real Deal.  His articles have been published in Museum/AAM magazine, Provider magazine, in New York State Bar Association publications, including the EASL Journal and the Labor and Employment Journal. He is a sought-after speaker and is next scheduled to conduct an employment law seminar at the American Alliance of Museums' Annual Meeting virtual meeting in 2021.


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1994
  • Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
    • B.S.J. - 1991

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1995
  • New Jersey, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1997
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2016

Published Works

Professional Associations

  • New York City Bar Association; Member, Real Property Law Committee; Member, Litigation Subcommittee
  • New York State Bar Association; Member, Real Property Law Section
  • Prior member: Community Board #2 Land Use Committee, Brooklyn

Current Employment Position

  • Associate

Classes & Seminars

  • June 2021: Conducted a seminar-The Unionization of Museums: What Management and Staff Need To Know- at the American Alliance of Museum’s Annual Virtual Meeting. The seminar focused on the growth of the unionization movement in the non-profit field and provided an overview of the mechanics of labor law, including union organizing and elections.
  • May 2022: Conducting a seminar-Diversity Hiring and the Law: What You and Your Employees Need to Know- at the American Alliance of Museum’s Annual Meeting and Expo in Boston, MA. The seminar will focus on guiding institutions who wish to diversify their workforce and volunteers in a manner that is appropriate and that complies with the relevant employment laws.
  • November 2017: Andrew I Bart presented on the topic “Employment Law Compliance: What Landlords Need to Know”. This CLE event was hosted by New York County Lawyers Association and cosponsored by Community Housing Improvement Program
  • May 2017: Conducted a seminar- Expansion of White Collar Overtime Eligibility: What Your Institution Needs to Know- at the American Alliance of Museum’s Annual Meeting & Museum Expo in St. Louis, Mo. The seminar focused on enabling institutions to fully understand and comply with overtime rules and keep them appraised of the status of the proposed federal expansion.
  • February 2017: Conducted a version of the Works for Hire seminar for the Small Museum Association’s Annual Conference in College Park, MD.
  • May 2016: Conducted a seminar- Works for Hire: Protect Your Institution’s Intellectual Property at the American Alliance of Museum’s Annual Meeting & Museum Expo in Washington, D.C. The seminar focused on the fine balancing act between retaining artistic workers who will lend creative energy to a project and guaranteeing that an institution will be able to reproduce or profit from any created works.