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Mr. Akif Saleem stands out as one of the most intelligent, most effective and most talented lawyer I have ever dealt with, bringing a rare ability to distill complex legal issues down to understandable terms. He has tremendous skills and is a gifted communicator and negotiator. Not only does Mr. Akif has complete mastery of the law, but due to his vast experience and innate business sense, he is one of the very few real estate attorneys who is able to consistently produce outstanding results. Perhaps most importantly, Mr. Akif is reliable, honest, completely trustworthy and has been, for these many years, a valued friend and adviser. It is with great pride that I would unconditionally recommend Mr. Akif as legal counsel for any important real estate transaction.
Mr Saleem helped us at our time of need. He was there when all others did not want to help or consider our case. For that I'm very grateful. He handled our case with the utmost care. I would recommend Mr Saleem to all of my family and friends.
I have used Mohammed Akif Saleem multiple times. He has walked me through the entire process when I needed to sell my house and was very patient and supportive every step of the way. I have also hired Mohammed Saleem when I was ready to purchase a new home. It was a smooth experience again. My family members have also used Mr. Saleem in the past for Real Estate and Immigration needs. I would call him again in the future if I need a lawyer.
I first met Mohammad Saleem when I was in still college. We both worked for the student government for our university. I knew then that I could trust this man. Many years later, when I needed a divorce lawyer, I went to him. I told him all of the issues and he listened patiently. He gave me my pros and cons of the divorce proceedings and always tried to provide me a peace of mind. I knew that I could not only trust him but that he would do his very best to assist me with my case. I was always able to rely on his expertise and clam attitude. I’m even more pleased to say that throughout the entire ordeal I felt like I’d not only secured an exceptional attorney, but I also added a much needed loyal friend to the process.
My father and I retained Mr. Saleem to fight a breach of contract claim against my father's former business partner. We kept him much longer than we should as we was referred to us by a friend and appeared to be knowledgeable and honest. However, Saleem literally ignored us and did NOTHING in our case. He adjourned motion hearing dates again and again until he no longer could and ultimately lost our case JUST BY NOW SHOWING UP. To make mattes worse, he did not even notify us for 2 months, losing us the right to appeal or re-argue causing us to lose $330,000. There were no fee disputes as we had paid Mr. Saleem in full as per our retainer agreement but in return we lost our case and chance to re-argue in NJ simply because of Mr. Saleem's negligence. I would strongly advise anyone to steer clear of this attorney. There's plenty of other attorneys in NYC so no one should risk hiring Mr. Saleem or his firm.
Simply, Mr. Mohammad is the best lawyer I have meet since I came to America. He is so honest; doesn't exaggerate the results like other lawyers do. He is very polite, listens well and answers every question. He gave us two hours' free consultation! He is very knowledgeable; knows everything about law in his specialty. I strongly recommend him, and if I faced any problem in his specialty in the future, for sure I will hire him. Thank you Mr. Mohammad.
Mr. Saleem was extremely helpful in resolving a recent dispute my father had with a Tenant. My father's tenants refused/delayed to pay the rent and would constantly come up with excuses to avoid paying up. They also proceeded to damage the property, called him names and left their trash and belongings in the apartment after moving out. Mr Saleem was patient, committed and followed through on the case. Throughout the whole ordeal, Mr. Saleem kept a cool and confident demeanor, giving us a sense of peace at the time of the dispute, despite the situation at hand. I highly recommend this lawyer to anyone who is in a similar situation.
I had free consultations with about 10-15 lawyers about my family's urgent case before Mohammad Saleem was strongly recommended to us by a friend of ours - and a previous client of his. After the consultation we decided to work with him, because he not only really listened and patiently answered all our questions, but also because he offered a solution and a plan of action that the other lawyers didn't care to even consider, and did not tell us about. He also did not pressure us like other lawyers did, and was available and willing to do whatever it took to help us out.
Hiring Mohammad was one of the best decisions I ever made in my life. I was almost certain our case would not work out, and hiring him was our last (faint) hope. But Mohammad worked miracles. He helped us avoid some serious consequences and a potentially expensive procedure. He was also sensitive and reassuring, and understood that we were going through a tough time. He cared more about helping us than about his own bottom line. I think he is one of the rare people who've entered the law profession for the right reasons. I would highly recommend him to anyone, anytime. Thank you again Mohammad!!!
Has helped with concerns from labor law to advice on business structure setups and wrangling with appeals. Is Knowledgeable and honest . And has the most important quality that an attorney needs; he actually listens to and digests what you have to say. At last I have found a lawyer that is just not invoicing me to death without any input to a case except his assistant calling me to let me know my bill is past due.
Intelligent, respectful, knowledgeable lawyer. Mr. Saleem helped me with my case greatly. I appreciate his assistance throughout my stressful legal problems (I won't mention the details). He kept in touch with me in regards to the case and followed up with progress on my part. He was never late with anything nor rude (no rude secretary either). He kept direct contact with me and was available at any emergency times I needed to contact him. I wouldn't have been able to handle the technicalities without his advisement. Best part: he was the MOST affordable lawyer I could find in the NYC area for my case. His fees are very reasonable and almost a third of what I've paid other lawyers. I'm very satisfied with his work on my case and highly recommend him to my friends, and anyone else.