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Leni Morrison Cummins focuses her practice on condominium and cooperative litigation and corporate representation.

Mrs. Cummins has been repeatedly ranked among the top 2.5% of attorneys under 40 years of age in the New York Metro Area, has been repeatedly named a Super Lawyers Rising Star by Law & Politics magazine, and was included in the list of Top Women Attorneys in the New York Metro Area featured by The New York Times Magazine.  Mrs. Cummins has also been honored with an "AV Preeminent" rating by Martindale-Hubbell®.

She concentrates in new construction and conversion developments, representing boards, home owners associations, sponsors, and contract vendees in both state and federal courts and before the New York State Office of the Attorney General. Mrs. Cummins is experienced in litigation and negotiation involving construction/development, financing/reserve funds, fraud, and the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act. She is also experienced in the mediation of Martin Act claims before the New York State Office of the Attorney General. Representing numerous boards, Mrs. Cummins is experienced in the day-to-day corporate representation of condominiums and cooperatives.

Mrs. Cummins received her B.A. degree with honors from the University of Michigan and her J.D. cum laude from New York Law School.

She is admitted to practice law in the states of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, and is also admitted to practice federally in New York's Southern and Eastern District Courts, and in New Jersey's District Court.


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 100%
    9 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check

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NYCurrently registered 200903/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarNew York Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarNew York Super Lawyers2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerAdam Leitman Bailey, P.C.2013 - Present
AssociateAdam Leitman Bailey, P.C.2008 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Real Property Law SectionN/A2008 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Real Property Law Section, Condominiums and Cooperatives CommitteeN/A2008 - Present
New York City Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Condominium Takes Over Sponsor Controlled Board & Receives $450kN/A
Fighting For and Advising On SandyN/A
Makes New Law by Holding Developer Personally Liable for Construction Defects in Newly Constructed BuildingN/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Michigan Law SchoolPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Career PanelCRES Young Alumni2013
Career PanelCRES Young Alumni2011
A Discussion with Recent NYLS AlumsCareers in Real Estate2010