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Adam P. Cooper

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Non-Payment & Holdover Proceedings
  • Residential Non-Payment Proceedings
  • Residential Holdover Proceedings


Adam P. Cooper is a partner in the Landlord/Tenant division of the Firm. He joined the Firm in 2012, and he represents many landlords in Queens county.

Mr. Cooper has extensive experience in cases involving residential and commercial nonpayment and holdover proceedings. He appears regularly in Civil Court, defending landlords in HP Proceedings against Department of Housing Preservation and Development violations and tenant complaints. He helps landlords obtain and enforce money judgments against former tenants and works to enforce those judgments against valuable assets.

Prior to joining Borah Goldstein, Mr. Cooper was at Cooper, Paroff, Cooper & Cook for almost nineteen years and was a partner since 2000.


  • Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York
    • J.D. - 1991
  • Skidmore College
    • B.S. - 1988

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1992
  • New Jersey, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1993

Published Works

  • Partner Adam Cooper’s article, Potential Consequences of Adding Units to Your Building, was published in MANN REPORT MANAGEMENT on JUNE/JULY 2019 edition.
  • Partner Adam Cooper’s article, Terminating Tenancies for Overcrowdin, was published in New York Apartment Law Insider on May 8, 2015. It was also disseminated in The Insider’s eAlert newsletter.

Representative Cases

  • Kalikow Family Partnership L.P. v. Doe LT 300351-20 (order 8-6-21).

Professional Associations

  • Queens County Bar Association

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Past Positions

  • Cooper, Paroff, Cooper & Cook