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Richard J Sobelsohn

Richard J Sobelsohn

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Business, Lawsuits & Disputes

About Me

Also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court,


Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Real Estate: 90%
    18 years, 500 cases
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 5%
    13 years, 25 cases
  3. Business: 5%
    18 years, 150 cases

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Contact Info

LexisNexis

230 Park Avenue
7th Floor
NEW YORK, NY, 10169

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 200005/25/2015
CTActive199908/14/2015
NJActive199805/29/2015
NYCurrently registered 199803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
One Team One Dream Team Excellence AwardLexisNexis2015
Green Globes ProfessionalGreen Building Initiative2014
Fellow of the American Bar FoundationAmerican Bar Foundation2014
LEED Accredited ProfessionalU.S. Green Building Council2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Team Lead and Group Director of Financial Practice Area ModulesLexisNexis - Lexis Practice Advisor2014 - 2014
Director, Content & Product Initiatives - Real EstateLexisNexis2012 - Present
AssociateMoses & Singer LLP2007 - Present
AssociateKaye Scholer LLP2006 - 2007
AssociateStroock Stroock & Lavan LLP2004 - 2006
General CounselOxford Capital LLC2001 - 2004
Solo PractitionerLaw Office of Richard J. Sobelsohn1998 - 2001

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association - Real Property. Trusts and Estates Law SectionChair-ABA-RPTE Sect.: Economics, Techn. & Practice Methods Cmte.2014 - 2016
American Bar Association - Real Property. Trusts and Estates Law SectionVice Chair of the Economics, Technology & Pract. Meth. Cmtte.2013 - 2014
New York Law SchoolAdjunct Professor of Law2010 - Present
MemberNational Legal Working Group, U.S. Green Building Council2010 - Present
Brooklyn Law SchoolAdjunct Professor of Law2009 - Present
Institute of Green ProfessionalsFellow2009 - Present
U.S.G.B.C. N.Y.Member2008 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Transactions – The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, Volume 15, Number 3, Summer 2014Technology in Law Practice and in the Classroom2014
Probate & Property, Vol. 28, No. 6, November/December 2014 (American Bar Association)Real Estate Documents Turn Green2014
The National JuristHow Legal Education Can Get Practical2013
Brooklyn Law School Practicum JournalHow Colleges and Universities Can Turn Green Without Some of the Typical Pitfalls(Link)2013
Probate & Property, Vol. 27, No. 2, March/April 2013 (American Bar Association), Copywright 2013 American Bar AssociationGreen Leasing—It’s Not Just About Capital Expenditures2013
Medical Tourism MagazineSustainable Healthcare Contracting and Expansion Issues2012
New York State Bar Association Journal - See third article from topAre You Being Greenwashed2012
Commercial Leasing Law & Strategy (LJN) - 2nd article from topThe Green Shopping Center2012
University Business MagazineThe Green College and University: A Symbiotic Journey2012
Thomson Reuters News & Insight; Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law; Canadian Advertising & Marketing LawThe Greenwashing Domino Effect2012
Moses & Singer Client AlertBuilding Owners: Local Law 84 Penalties Loom2012
Forbes.comGreenwashing: Deceptive Business Claims of Eco-Friendliness2012
Commercial Leasing Law & Strategy (LJN)The Green Shopping Center2012
Bloomberg Law ReportsBenefits and Burdens of Incorporating Renewable Energy Technologies in LEED-Certified Buildings2011
Practicing Law Institute (PLI) Green Real Estate Summit 2011: What Attorneys, Developers, Regulators, Tenants & Lenders Need to KnowHow Attorneys Can Make a Difference When It Comes to the Greening of Buildings2011
Legal Handbook For Architects, Engineers & Contractors, West ThompsonThe Real Estate Owner's Perspective: Opportunities and Risks2010
Real Estate WeeklyGreen Lease Issues for Commercial Tenants Set to Grow2010
Contract MagazineLegal Green: Navigating Sustainable Design Law2010
The Judicial Title Insurance AgencyLegal Issues Relating to Green Building2010
Practicing Law Institute (PLI), Green Real Estate Summit 2010: What Attorneys, Developers, Regulators, Tenants & Lenders Need to KnowThe Real Estate Owner’s Perspective: Opportunities and Risks2010
BLSLawNotesGreen Lease Issues for Commercial Tenants2009
Green & DesignHere Come the Lawyers - Part 22009
Green & DesignHere Come The Lawyers - Part 12009

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard/Reed Elsevier Management Essentials ProgramManagementN/A2014
Brooklyn Law SchoolN/AJ.D.1998
Colgate UniversityHistoryA.B.1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The American Institute of Architects Continuing EducationPanelist/Moderator - "Using AIA Tools to Manage Legal Issues on Sustainable Projects"2015
Lunch and Learn sponsored by Pace University School of Law"Lunch and Learn - Sustainable Development, LEED Buildings and Green Legal Jobs"2015
BuildingsNY Conference - Javits Center - AIA Program - New York City - April 2015Panelist/Moderator - "Using AIA Tools to Manage Legal Issues on Sustainable Projects"2015
American Bar Association - Real Property Trust & Estates Spring 2015 Symposia - Washington, DCPanelist - "Lease Drafting and Operational Issues With Intensive Office Users: Changing Trends in the Design and Utilization of Office Space"2015
2015 Annual Florida Bar ConventionSpeaker - "The Evolving Transactional Attorney Practice Tools"2015
"Lunch and Learn - Sustainable Development, LEED Buildings and Green Legal Jobs" sponsored by Fordham University School of Law"Lunch and Learn - Sustainable Development, LEED Buildings and Green Legal Jobs"2015
The Judicial Title Insurance Agency LLC - CLE Program - New York City"No Good Deed Goes Unpunished - Ethical Challenges for Real Estate Attorneys" - A 2-Hour Ethics CLE2014
Lunch and Learn sponsored by the Brooklyn Law School Real Estate Law Society and the Environmental Law Society."Lunch and Learn - Sustainable Development, LEED Buildings and Green Legal Jobs""2014
Landlord Tenant Law - Sterling Education Services, Inc."Lease Drafting, Structuring and Negotiating"2014
Hudson-Bergen Inn of Transactional Counsel CLE Program - Hackensack, New Jersey"Sustainable Building Law & Green Leasing"2014
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company Continuing Legal Education Seminar"No Good Deed Goes Unpunished - Ethical Challenges for Real Estate Attorneys"2014
Emory University School of Law Fourth Biennial Conference on Teaching Transactional Law and SkillsTeaching Transactional Skills with New Technologies and Tools2014
BuildingsNY Conference - Javits Center - AIA Program - New York City - March 2014"Using AIA Tools to Manage Legal Issues on Sustainable Projects"2014
American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate 2014 Symposia"Identify Your Clients and Work Effectively With Them"2014
"Using AIA Tools to Manage Legal Issues on Sustainable Projects" - National Continuing Education Webinar"Using AIA Tools to Manage Legal Issues on Sustainable Projects" - National Continuing Education Webinar2014
The Judicial Title Insurance Agency CLE Program"No Good Deed Goes Unpunished - Ethical Challenges for Real Estate Attorneys"2013
Reed Elsevier Corporate Responsibility Panel Discussion, London“Alternative Energy – A Discussion About Alternative Energy And Business, Our Products and More General Issues About What The Future May Hold For Renewables”2013
MiaGreen 2013 Expo & Conference: The Green Convention of the AmericasSustainble Building Law: What You Need To Know Now2013
Education Law Association 59th Annual ConferenceHow Legal Education Can Get Practical2013
American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate 2013 Symposia"Using AIA Tools to Manage Legal Issues on Sustainable Projects"2013
MiaGreen 2012 Expo & Conference: The Green Convention of the AmericasSustainable Building Law Update2012
Landlord Tenant LawGreen Commercial Lease Issues2012
In-House CLEGreen Building Law: What You Need to Know Now2012
Continuing Education ProgramSustainable Building Law: What You Need To Know Now2012
BuildingsNY ConferenceSustainable Building Law Update2012
American Law Institute CLEGreen Leases: Tools, Tips, and Best Practices for Drafting2012
WebinarThe Latest Developments in Sustainable Building Law Update2011
U.S. Green Building Council's GreenBuild International Conference and Expo, October 2011Sustainable Building Law Update2011
The 2nd International Conference on Green & Sustainable TechnologyThe Legal Obstacles and Catalysts in Incorporating Renewable Energy Technologies in LEED-Certified Buildings2011
The 16th Annual Tulane Law School Summit on Environmental Law and PolicyTHE LEGAL OBSTACLES AND CATALYSTS in Incorporating Renewable Energy Technologies in LEED-Certified Buildings2011
Latest Trends and Insights Impacting Law Practice in a Turnaround EconomyGreen Leasing2011
Judicial Title Networking EventGreen Leasing and Split Incentives2011
GreenBuild International Conference and ExpoStandard of Care for those providing services in the Green Building World2011
Green Real Estate Summit 2011How Attorneys Can Make a Difference When It Comes to the Greening of Buildings2011
Continuing Legal EducationLegal Aspects Relating To Sustainable Development2011
2nd Healthcare Development ConferenceSustainable Development For Healthcare Facilities2011
2nd Healthcare Development Conference"Sustainable Development For Healthcare Facilities"2011
2nd Healthcare Development ConferenceSustainable Development For Healthcare Facilities2011
2nd Healthcare Development ConferenceSustainable Development For Healthcare Facilities2011
World Green Energy SymposiumLegal Aspects Relating to Sustainable Development and the Liabilities Shared by all in the Green Building World2010
The New Green EconomyLegal Issues Relating to Green Buildings2010
The Institute of International Social Development and Forum 21 Spring 2010 EventGreen Buildings Home and Abroad2010
Tenant/Corporate FacilitiesGreen Lease Legislative Update2010
Real Estate ConferenceLandlord-Tenant Law - Green Issues2010
Judicial Title Continuing EducationTurning Green and Staying Green: Legal Issues Affecting Sustainable Buildings2010
Green Real Estate Summit 2010What Attorneys, Developers, Regulators, Tenants & Lenders Need to Know2010
Green Earth Expo 2010Legal Issues Affecting Sustainable Development2010
Global Strategic Management Institute's Sustainable Buildings Series: Retrofits ConferenceGreen Leases: More than Lease Language2010
Citi-Anchin Indian Initiative June 2010 EventIndian Businesses Go Green2010
BuildingsNY/GreenBuildingsNY Annual ConferenceLEEDigation: A Green Legal Panel2010
Urban Green ExpoThe Green Rules - Legal and Insurance Issues Arising from Green Building Renovations2009
Lunch Hour SeminarLegal Issues Affecting Sustainable Development2009
Green Building Law ProgramNew Responsibilities of Project Teams When Working on a Green Project2009
Economic Forum on India 2009Green Buildings and India2009
Continuing Legal EducationLegal Issues Affecting Green Buildings2009
Continuing Legal EducationGreen – Ethics2009
Continuing Legal EducationSeeing Green: Legal Issues You Need to Know Concerning Green Buildings2009
Alternative Energy & Building Efficiency ’09 Conference & ExhibitionLegal Issues Affecting Green Buildings2009