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Lorraine Nadel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in New York, NY

Nadel & Ciarlo, P.C.
527 Madison Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-317-9500
Fax: 212-317-9849
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1989
Practice Areas: Real Estate: Business (30%), Real Estate: Consumer (30%), Business Litigation (10%), Business/Corporate (10%), Construction Litigation: Business (10%), Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Lorraine Nadel, Founding Partner of Nadel & Ciarlo, P.C., has been providing zealous representation for her clients in New York City, including Manhattan, for more than 25 years. She focuses her practice of law in the area of real estate, providing representation to both commercial and residential real estate clients.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Nadel completed her undergraduate education, graduating with honors in accounting and finance from Boston University. She then worked as an accountant with a top-rated accounting firm, earning experience that has brought a significant level of understanding to her work in complex real estate transactions. She then matriculated at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she graduated with her Juris Doctor.

Ms. Nadel is licensed to practice law before all of the state courts of both New York and New Jersey. She is additionally admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Ms. Nadel's depth of legal knowledge is well-recognized, and she is regularly quoted in publications such as The New York Times, People magazine, New York magazine, Time Out magazine, and numerous other media outlets. At the forefront of complex real estate litigation, Ms. Nadel's firm has been cited on multiple occasions in the New York Law Journal for its precedent-setting work.

Dedicated to the furtherance of her profession, Ms. Nadel is an active participant in several legal organizations. Her memberships include the New York State Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the Brooklyn and American bar associations, and the New York County Lawyers' Association.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Real Estate: Business
  • 30%Real Estate: Consumer
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 10%Estate & Trust Litigation
Focus Areas

Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance


8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021

About Lorraine Nadel

First Admitted: 1989, New York

Professional Webpage:

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • "Gyllenhaal v. Mark Family Realty LLC., et al.," People, 9 Oct 2006 and New York Post, 9 Oct 2006.
  • "How to find an Apartment: Wait Until May," TimeOut New York, 28 Apr 2011.
  • Liza Minnelli v. David Gest, Press Report, New York Post, 19 Jan 2007; Washington Post, 18 Jan 2007; New York Post, 26 September 2006; New York Daily News, 26 September 2006; New York Post, 14 September 2006.
  • NBC Channel 4, 6:00 News, Television appearance and related article "Manhattan Stores Closing Up Shop", 21 July 2009.
  • Interview with BBC.  "New York Real Estate." BBC, 21 July 2009.
  • "Real Estate Interests Help Cuomo Gain a Big Edge in Cash," New York Times, 28 Jan 2010.
  • "Stairway to Heaven", New York Times: Ask Real Estate, 14 Feb 2014.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, New York County Lawyers' Association
  • Member, Brooklyn Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1989
  • New York, 1989


  • Cobblestone Advisory Group LLC v. The Lembi Group Partners LLC, 2011 WL 5881187 (S.D.N.Y. November 22, 2011)
  • Pello v. 425 E. 50 Owners Corp, Press Report: New York Law Journal 4/09/2008
  • Wang v. Lee, 110 A.D.3d 1060 (2nd Dept. 2013)
  • Double J. Partners, LLC v. Forte, 111451/10, Press Report: New York Law Journal 12/3/2010
  • Lovelace v. Krauss, 115548/07; Supreme Court Appellate Division First Department, 3/31/2009; Press Report: New York Law Journal 4/2/2009
  • Jablonski vs. Trost, et al., 14 A.D.3d 484; 788 N.Y.S.2d 158 (2nd Dept. 2005)
  • Real Property Case Chatwin v. Chatwin, New York Law Journal, Court Decisions Section, April 11, 2001
  • Rosenblum v. Glogoff, 96 A.D.3d 514 (1st Dept. 2012)
  • C.Y. v. H.C., Press Report: New York Law Journal 6/12/2007; 2007 NY Slip Op 51234(U) [16 Misc 3d 1102(A)] Decided on May 30, 2007 Supreme Court, New York County
  • Litigator, New York Law Journal, November 20, 2000

Educational Background

  • Boston University, B.S. cum laude, Major: Business Administration, 1983

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Industry Groups

  • All Commercial And Residential Real Estate Disputes And Litigation. Construction Access
  • Alteration And Lease Agreements And Disputes. Co-ops And Condos
  • Commercial And Residential Landlord/Tenant Litigation
  • Contract & Construction Litigation
  • Deed & Title Issues
  • Partition Actions
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Office Location for Lorraine Nadel

527 Madison Avenue
7th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Phone: 212-317-9500

Fax: 212-317-9849

Last Updated: 6/25/2021

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