Glenn Lau-Kee

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Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in New York, NY

Lau-Kee Law Group, PLLC
 | 354 Broome Street, Suite 1
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 646-569-9695
Fax: 212-625-1812
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business (40%),
  • Business/Corporate (40%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Glenn Lau-Kee has been in practice for over 45 years, and began his career with an international law firm in Asia and New York, where he gained experience in project financing and banking transactions. As a partner at the Lau-Kee Law Group PLLC, he represents clients in real estate transactions, business and commercial matters, as well as trust and estate matters. His clients include banks, manufacturers, real estate developers, retail business owners and individuals.

    Mr. Lau-Kee graduated from Yale University in 1971 and obtained his law degree from the Boston University School of Law in 1974. He has been involved in numerous professional organizations throughout his career.

    He served as the 117th President of the New York State Bar Association from 2014-2015. He was the President of the Asian American Bar Association of New York, and served on the Boards of the New York County Lawyers Association, the Fund for Modern Courts and Legal Services of New York City. He also served as a commissioner on the Commission on Human Rights of the City of New York.

    Mr. Lau-Kee currently serves on the New York City Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary. He is also Chair of the Board of Trustees of the US-Asia Institute in Washington, DC, and is on the Board Emeritus of the YMCA of Greater New York.


    Practice Areas
    • 40%Real Estate: Business
    • 40%Business/Corporate
    • 20%Estate Planning & Probate
    Focus Areas

    Condominiums & Cooperatives, Mortgage & Refinance, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Contracts, Business Organizations, Estate Planning, Living Wills, Trusts, Wills


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    Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021

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    About Glenn Lau-Kee

    Admitted: 1975, New York

    Professional Webpage:


    • Lifetime Achievement Award, ABA GPSolo 2019 Solo and Small Firm Lifetime Achievement Award, American Bar Association GP Solo and Small Firm Section, 2019
    • Honoree for contributions to the Chinese community in the United States, Honoree, Museum of Chinese in America, 2017
    • In recognition of contributions to the legal profession, Dean's Medal, Albany Law School, 2015
    • Presented by Hon. Judith Kaye, late Chief Judge of the State of New York, Spirit of Asian America Award, Asian American Federation, 2015
    • In recognition of leadership in the legal profession, Jane M. Bolin Leaders in Law Award, Judicial Friends Association, 2014
    • For leadership in the APIA community, Most Influential APIA New Yorker, National Association of Asian American Professionals, New York Chapter, 2014
    • The highest honor bestowed by the YMCA odf Greater New York, Order of the Red Triangle, YMCA of Greater New York, 2013
    • Awarded with Norman L. Kee, Honorable George Bundy Smith Pioneer Award, New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, 2010
    • For contributions to the Chinese community in New York, Honoree of the Year, Chinese American Planning Council, 2005

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Past President, New York State Bar Association (2014-2015), 2015
    • Mayor's Advisory Committee on the Judiciary, City of New York, 2020
    • New York State Attorney Emeritus Program Advisory Council (Member, 2017-present), 2020
    • New York State Housing Court Advisory Council (Member, 2016-2019), 2019
    • New York State Commission on Statewide Attorney Discipline, 2016
    • Board of Directors of The Fund for Modern Courts (2000-2013), 2013
    • Board of Directors of The New York Bar Foundation (Member, 2004-2013), 2013
    • New York State Judicial Screening Committee, First Department (Member, 2007-2010), 2010
    • Board of Directors of Legal Services for New York City (Member, 2001-2008), 2008
    • Board of Directors of The New York County Lawyers Association Foundation, Inc. (Member, 2011-2012), 2012
    • New York State Commission to Examine Solo and Small Firm Practice, 2006
    • New York State Committee to Promote Public Trust and Confidence in the Legal System, 2006
    • Board of Directors of New York County Lawyers Association (Member, 2001-2004), 2004
    • Network of Bar Leaders (Treasurer, 1999-2000), 2000
    • Asian American Bar Association of New York (Past President, 1997-1999), 1999

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Chair, Board of Trustees, US-Asia Institute, Washington, DC (2017-present), 2020
    • Board Emeritus, YMCA of Greater New York (2013-Present), 2020
    • David Rockefeller Fellow, New York City Partnership (1996-present), 2020
    • Board of Directors of the YMCA of Greater New York (2004-2013), 2013
    • Commission on Human Rights, the City of New York (1984-1990), 1990

    Educational Background:

    • Boston University School of Law, 1974, J.D., 1974
    • Yale University, 1971, B.A. , 1971
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    Office Location for Glenn Lau-Kee

    354 Broome Street
    Suite 1
    New York, NY 10013

    Phone: 646-569-9695

    Fax: 212-625-1812

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