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Leni Morrison Cummins

Leni Morrison Cummins

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Real Estate

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    About Me

    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.

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    Practice Areas

    Licensed since 2008

    1. Real Estate: 100%
      8 years

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    Cash, Check

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    License
    StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
    CTActive201007/14/2015
    NYCurrently registered 200903/13/2015
    NJActive200805/29/2015

    Professional Misconduct

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

    Associations
    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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    Education
    School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
    New York Law SchoolConcentration in Real EstateJD - Juris Doctor2008
    University of MichiganPolitical 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