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Jeffrey Turkel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in New York, NY

Rosenberg & Estis, P.C.
733 Third Avenue, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-551-8490
Fax: 212-551-8484
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2010, 2013 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1984
Practice Areas: Appellate (50%), Real Estate: Business (40%), Administrative Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

Jeffrey Turkel joined Rosenberg & Estis in 1983 and became a member in 1990. He heads the firm's Appeals Group, arguing most of the firm's appeals and supervising a team of members and associates in all phases of appellate practice. Over the past three decades, Mr. Turkel has won many important and ground breaking appeals in the areas of real estate, rent regulation, landlord-tenant, condemnation, and constitutional law, including Pultz v. Economakis, Riverside Syndicate v. Munroe, Chelsea 19 Associates v. James, Georgia Properties v. Dalsimer, and Eastern Pork Products Co. v. New York State Div. of Hous. & Community Renewal.

As a member of the firm's Administrative Group, Mr. Turkel has successfully represented hundreds of owners in proceedings before the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal, the agency that administers rent stabilization and rent control. He is frequently called upon by such groups as RSA, CHIP and REBNY to represent the real estate industry in litigation and appeals affecting the industry as a whole. He also specializes in such diverse areas as escalation disputes and the City's Industrial and Commercial Abatement Program ("ICAP").

Since 1997, Mr. Turkel has co-authored the Rent Regulation column in the New York Law Journal. He is a frequent media source on rent regulatory matters and has published extensively in such journals as The New York Real Estate Law Reporter, of which he is on the Board of Advisors, and Environmental Law in New York.

About Jeffrey Turkel

First Admitted: 1984

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Educational Background

  • Hamilton College B.A. (Magna Cum Laude), 1980


  • Awarded fellowship to work as a part time law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge James R. Miller, Jr., Lewis D. Asper Fellowship, University of Maryland School of Law, 1983

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1984
  • New York, 1984
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Office Location for Jeffrey Turkel

733 Third Avenue
14th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Last Updated: 3/22/2021

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