Andrew I. Bart

Telephone: (212) 431-1300, Ext. 640
Facsimile: (212) 965-2657

 

Andrew I. Bart is an associate in the firm’s Supreme Court Division where he concentrates on real estate and commercial litigation. He has more than 20 years of experience representing real estate developers, privately held companies, and individuals and 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 diverse experience includes employment law and labor relations. He is keenly proficient in conflict management and problem-solving. This background, along with excellent communication, allows him to successfully approach a client’s case with commitment

He is often called upon to contribute to the Ask Real Estate Column of The New York Times. His articles have been published in New York Apartment Law Insider, Museum/AAM magazine, Provider magazine, and in New York State Bar Association publications, including the EASL Journal and the Labor and Employment Journal. He is a sought-after speaker, having most recently presented on the topic “Employment Law Compliance: What Landlords Need to Know”, a CLE event was hosted by New York County Lawyers Association and co-sponsored by Community Housing Improvement Program.

Mr. Bart received his J.D. from Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, and a B.S.J from Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism. He is a member of the New York City Bar Association Real Property Law Committee and member of the Litigation Subcommittee. Andrew is also a member of the Brooklyn Heights Association,  Foreign Policy Association and an active member of New York’s Central Synagogue.

Practice Areas:

Education:

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

Bar Admissions:

  • State of New York-1995
  • State of New Jersey-2016
  • U.S District Court, S.D.N.Y. and E.D.N.Y.-1997
  • U.S. District Court, D.N.J. -2016

Bar Affiliations :

  • 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

Publications:

Employment Law:

Presentations:

  • 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.