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Lorraine Nadel - New York, NY

527 Madison Avenue7th Floor New York, NY 10022

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Updated: 05/26/2023

New York Litigation-Oriented Real Estate Lawyer


Named one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in NYC by Super Lawyers, Lorraine Nadel is the founding partner of Nadel & Ciarlo, P.C. She is a skilled and accomplished real estate, business and commercial litigation attorney, known for her ability to help clients effectively solve problems by providing concrete solutions to complex matters...

About Lorraine Nadel

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Founding Partner

Year Joined Firm

  • 1989

Practice Areas

  • Litigation-Oriented Real Estate
  • Commercial and Residential Landlord/Tenant
  • Commercial and Landlord/Tenant
  • Condo and Co-Op Board Litigation
  • Business
  • Ownership Disputes
  • Contract Defaults
  • Common Charge and Maintenance Defaults
  • Contract Down-Payment
  • Agreement Litigation
  • Leasing and Foreclosure Litigation
  • Developer
  • Construction and Contractor Defects


  • 75%


Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1989

Other Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • New York County Lawyers' Association (Member)
  • Brooklyn Bar Association (Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • Guest Speaker, Landlord/Tenant & Real Estate Litigation, Manhattan Brownstone Revival Coalition's 15th Annual Brownstone Market Seminar

Past Positions

  • Law Firm of J. Michael Gottesman, New York City, Commercial Litigation Attorney


  • Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York, 1989
    Law Journal: Cardozo International Law Journal, Articles Editor, 1989
  • Boston University, 1983
    Honors: cum laude
    Major: Business Administration


Published Works

  • What to Know Before Listing Your Apartment on Airbnb, Super Lawyers Magazine
  • Hold the Burger Smell, Please, New York Times (Real Estate Section)
  • Million - Dollar Condo Owner Allegedly Running Illegal Bed & Breakfast, New York Post
  • How an Airbnb Guest Is Staying in an Apartment for Months 'Rent Free', ABC News
  • Real Property Case Chatwin v. Chatwin, New York Law Journal, Court Decisions Section
  • Litigator, New York Law Journal
  • New Round in Divorce of Minnelli, New York Times
  • ‘Bat Man’ Caves In – His Realty Firm Settles Suit on Infested Home, New York Post
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal Won’t Be Evicted From Apartment, People Magazine
  • Stores Go Dark Where Buyers Once Roamed, New York Times
  • Manhattan Stores Closing Up Shop, NBC Channel 4, 6:00 News
  • Real Estate Interests Help Cuomo Gain a Big Edge in Cash, New York Times
  • In the Matter of Double J. Partners, LLC v. Forte, New York Law Journal
  • 1BR Apt. Downtown, Fraught With Risk, Super Lawyers
  • Stairway to Heaven, New York Times
  • How to Find a Cheap Apartment in NYC, TimeOut New York
  • Resident Rights, Cooperator News New York
  • Who Is to Blame for Illegal Renovations?, New York Times
  • Surviving Divorce: A Guide for Family Businesses and Charities, Financial Times

Office Information


527 Madison Avenue7th Floor New York, NY 10022


  • 212-317-9849

Office Hours

Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Other Sources of Feedback About Lorraine Nadel

Included on the 2023 New York Metro list

Past Lists

  • 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Lorraine Nadel on Super Lawyers


  • Top 50 Women Lawyers, NYC, Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyer, New York, 2014 - 2023

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