Overview

Introduction

Adam Leitman Bailey is a top New York real estate firm that is still managed by its founder and is home to around two dozen attorneys. The firm is known for its fearsome litigation skills as much as for its ability to get a deal done, and clients range from individuals to cooperatives and condos to developers. A cherished rite of passage for first-year associates is the gift of a new suit when they pass the bar.

Firm Stats


More

Total No. Attorneys (2022)

1 - 50

More

No. of Partners Named (2021)

1

More

No. of Summer Associates (2021)

6 total (All 2Ls)


More

Base Salary

1st Year: Salary is based on an individualized revenue sharing...


More

No. of U.S. Offices

1


More

No. of International Offices

0

Vault Verdict

Adam Leitman Bailey is a pleasant midsize firm, and associates who work there are generally satisfied with most aspects of their position. The firm culture is described as strong, friendly, and well-meshed, with an open door policy that creates strong relationships between associates and partners and encourages respect, mentorship, and transparency. Associates report that hours are long but flexible, and that they feel genuinely encouraged to use their vacation time. Compensation is tied to billable hours, and the relationship between the two is transparent and clear. Associates also say that they receive work appropriate to their experience level, and feel that the firm’s wellness efforts encourage a good work-life balance. Finally, the associates tell us that they feel the firm’...

About the Firm

You might have guessed that Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. was founded by a trio of lawyers, but the three monikers all belong to one man: Adam Leitman Bailey. Bailey still helms the firm he founded two decades ago. Known for their expertise in New York real estate law, the firm’s attorneys regularly represent clients in real estate disputes as well as leasing and property transactions.

Two Decades of Success

At the dawn of the new millennium, Adam Leitman Bailey opened the doors of the firm by bartering legal services to his landlord in exchange for office space. Bailey vowed to only take on business where he believed he could be the best lawyer for the case or deal. Firm lawyers have all adopted Adam Leitman Bailey’s original client service policies—returning every call within 24 hours a...

Vault Rankings


Why Work Here


As aggressive as Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. is in the courtroom and the negotiating table, we are equally as aggressive in staffing for our clients’ long term needs and goals to make sure we have the sharpest and most seasoned minds ready to handle any and every matter that is brought to us. We maintain training programs that keep our employees well versed in their area of expertise and whether it be training high school interns or creating partnerships with competing firms we work tirelessly to build the strongest and most competent employees in New York. As a result, interns and externs at Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. have gone on to become highly respected members of the real estate legal community.

Perks & Benefits