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Avram S. Turkel

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

BorsteinTurkel, P.C.
420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 455
New York, NY 10170
Phone: 212-687-1600
Fax: 212-687-8710
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2020
Licensed in New York Since: 2009
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (40%), Family Law (30%), Real Estate: Business (20%), Business/Corporate (10%)
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BorsteinTurkel, P.C. is a full service law firm located in midtown Manhattan.

Avram Solomon Turkel practices primarily commercial, matrimonial / family, real estate, intellectual property and criminal defense law in State and Federal Courts and Alternate Dispute Resolution forums such as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), American Arbitration Association (AAA), JAMS and the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY). Mr. Turkel regularly appears in all metropolitan area courts for administrative conferences, motion practice, custody, paternity and support hearings, and both judge and jury trials. He has been lead counsel or second seat for full trials and arbitrations to verdict, judgment or award in New York State Supreme Court, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, AAA, REBNY and FINRA. 

Along with his litigation practice, Mr. Turkel drafts and negotiates employment agreements, vendor / vendee agreements, purchase and sale agreements, contractor / subcontractor agreements, confidentiality / non-disclosure / non-circumvent agreements, shareholders’ agreements, operating agreements, commercial and residential leases, contracts for the purchase and sale of land, condominium and cooperative apartment units and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

Prior to admission to the bar, Mr. Turkel served as Legislative Director to Hon. Alan J. Gerson (NYC Council District 1, Lower Manhattan) working primarily on post 9-11 reconstruction, affordable housing and quality of life issues. As a law student he interned in Blue Zone of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office and in both Trial Bureau 50 and in Appeals Bureau of the New York County District Attorney’s Office.  As a college student, Mr. Turkel was the crime reporter for the Michigan Daily.

Mr. Turkel is a member of the New York State Bar Association, New York City Bar Association,  Lower Manhattan Democrats, University of Michigan Alumni Association; Brooklyn Law School Alumni Association and Stuyvesant High School Alumni Association. He sits on the board of diretors of the Jewish Lawyer's Guild. He is a past president of TriBeCa Synagogue and remains a member of the board of directors.

About Avram S. Turkel

First Admitted: 2009, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.btpclaw.com/avram-solomon-turkel.html

Educational Background

  • University of Michigan, Stuyvesant High School
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Office Location for Avram S. Turkel

420 Lexington Avenue
Suite 455
New York, NY 10170

Last Updated: 4/19/2021

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