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Craig S. Lanza

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Brooklyn, NY

Craig Stuart Lanza
1515 Church Ave, Basement Suite
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Phone: 347-556-9795
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed in New York Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (60%), Real Estate: Business (40%)
Languages Spoken: English, French
Attorney Profile

Craig S. Lanza is a Brooklyn, New York, based solo attorney with over 15 years of legal experience. Mr. Lanza focuses his practice on business litigation and real estate matters, handling cases involving deeds, foreclosures and criminal matters. He serves clients including individuals, distressed real estate investors, mortgagors and mortgagees throughout the New York City metropolitan area and in Long Island. 

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Lanza has successfully tried numerous cases in state and federal courts. He also has extensive experience litigating in bankruptcy court, landlord-tenant court and before the Supreme Court of New York. He provides committed and competent representation, working hard to obtain the best outcome for his clients.

Prior to founding his own law practice, Mr. Lanza developed his legal knowledge and skills in a variety of roles. He served as an assistant district attorney at the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, prosecuting a wide variety of misdemeanors and felonies. He also practiced at a private New York-based law firm, where he concentrated on legal issues involving commerce and finance.

Mr. Lanza received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from New York University and a master’s degree with a concentration on continental philosophy from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study. He went on to earn his law degree from Duke Law School, where he was a Harold E. Eisenberg Real Estate Scholar. He holds a license to practice law before all New York state courts.

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Lanza enjoys staying involved in his community through participation in various cultural organizations. He is a current member of the Nietzsche Circle Board of Directors.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Business Litigation
  • 40%Real Estate: Business


6 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

About Craig S. Lanza

First Admitted: 2004, New York

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York
  • Member of the Nietzsche Circle Board of Directors

Educational Background

  • New York University, Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy
  • Gallatin School of Individualized Study, Master’s degree with a Concentration on Continental Philosophy
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Office Location for Craig S. Lanza

1515 Church Ave
Basement Suite
Brooklyn, NY 11226

Phone: 347-556-9795

Last Updated: 8/11/2021

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