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About me

My firm provides expert legal representation on disputes pertaining to real property, including issues affecting possesory rights, and landlord-tenant litigation.  I have practiced both real estate litigation and commercial litigation in New York and New Jersey for approximately 28 years.  I also provide legal counseling on real estate transactions, including lease negotiation and the buying and selling of real estate.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Landlord & Tenant: 50%
    32 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    32 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    32 years

Attorney endorsements

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    I have worked with Ed and referred clients to him on a number of litigated matters involving commercial leases. I, and all the the clients I've referred, have been very impressed with his skill, attentiveness and knowledge of the law.


    Judith Weil Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I have referred Mr. Alper to several of my clients who were in need of a competant and trustworthy attorney to handle their landlord/tenant issues. Mr. Alper was always very responsive to their needs and my clients were more than happy with his services and results. I highly reccommend Mr. Alper for any landord/tenant disputes.


    Andrew Grabiner Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Law Offices of Edward Alper

75 Maiden Lane
Suite 802
New York, NY, 10038


NYCurrently registered 198403/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
HonorsPhi Beta Kappa1979
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerThe Law Offices of Edward Alper2011 - Present
PartnerSimon, Eisenberg & Baum, LLP2009 - Present
Of CounselKucker & Bruh, LLP2005 - 2009
PartnerKossoff, Alper & Unger1995 - 2005
Senior AttorneyJoseph & Feldman1991 - 1995
Senior AssociateRosenberg & Estis1990 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York County Lawyers' Association, Civil Court Practice SectionMember2006 - 2009
U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second CircuitMember1999 - Present
U.S. District Court for the South District of New YorkMember1984 - Present
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New YorkMember1984 - Present
U.S. District Court for the District of New JerseyMember1984 - Present
U.S. Court of International TradeMember1984 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Town Of Secaucus v. U.S. Dept. Of Transportation, 889 F.Supp. 779 (D. N.J. 1995)I successfully defended the developer against the Town of Secaucus
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Publication nameTitleDate
Manage New YorkThe Do-It Yourself" Tenant: Stopping Unauthorized Renovations in Residential Premises2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of FloridaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1979