Kraus, Craig A.
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Craig A. Kraus

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Practice Areas:

  • Transactions / Commercial Leasing/Conveyancing
  • Cooperative & Condominium Law

Biography

Craig A. Kraus is a partner of the Firm and his main focus is in the transactional area. He represents condominium associations, cooperative housing corporations, lending institutions and sellers and purchasers of all classes of real estate. Additionally, Mr. Kraus negotiates and prepares leases for offices, restaurants as well as national and local retail establishments.

Prior to entering private practice in 1984, Mr. Kraus was a Supervising Attorney at the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal and the New York City Conciliation and Appeals Board. Mr. Kraus has conducted seminars at New York University's Real Estate Institute and has been a contributor to various publications.

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 1979
  • Brooklyn College
    • B.S. - 1976

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1980

Published Works

  • Protect Interests When Leasing Mixed-Use Space, partner Craig Kraus’ July presentation to New York County Lawyers Association featured in The Commercial Lease Law Insider, August 8, 2017

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Past Positions

  • New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal and the New York City Conciliation and Appeals Board, Supervising Attorney, 1984
  • “Best Practices for Drafting Commercial Leases at Mixed-Use Properties”, at New York County Lawyers Association program, 2017