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Elan Layliev

Landlord or tenant Attorney at Kew Gardens, NY

4.9   14 reviews

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About Elan

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Our office represents clients with a unique approach thinking inside and outside the box.  Each client has benefited from our combined experience in business and law. Your success is my success.

 Over the years, I have been able to provide clients with a business - man's approach to complex legal issues, rather than simply a restatement of the law.  We represent real estate firms and small property owners in their management, use and operation of residential housing and commercial properties.  Our real estate practice includes complex landlord-tenant litigation, representing landlords and property owners in housing court, before the DHCR and HPD; and also has extensive experience with cooperative apartments and condominiums.  Since much of landlord-tenant law relies heavily on underlying leases, we assist both landlords and tenants in the drafting and negotiation of their commercial leases, protecting rights in the subject properties, long term profitability in the client's investment and ensuring enforcement measures are set.

 Whether you are first time buyer or an experienced investor, Our office will guide you through every stage in your purchase or sale of commercial and residential real estate in New York.  Each individual terms of a contract is reviewed, considered for negotiation and thoroughly explained to each client.  We have built a reputation for obtaining favorable adjustments to save his clients costs every stage of the purchase and sale process through closing.

 My office has also successfully represented hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors and other business professionals in their commercial transactions.  My vast business experience provides his business clients an edge in each of their transactions.  Our office serves as outside counsel to many companies within and outside of New York State, including Canada and Israel for all legal needs of their New York operations.

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Licensed for 13 years
State NY
Status Due to Register within 30 Days of Birthday
Acquired 2010
Updated 11/17/2022

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

Contact Elan

Layliev Law, P.C.
125-10 Queens Blvd. Suite 311
Kew Gardens, NY, 11415

Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
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Posted by Christal | February 7, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Highly recommend
Elan was referred to me through a friend. He helped me with selling my condo and purchasing my first house. He answered ALL my questions and made everything run as smooth as possible. Stress free during closing! He worked well with my agent and in a timely manner to help me secure my house.
Posted by Said | January 11, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Great lawyer
Elan was great with the entire closing process of the selling of our home. It was a delight to work with him and his team. At the actual closing, he took his time and walked us through the entire process, page by page, explaining everything through the discussion. He never made us feel like we are inconsequential. I would recommend Elan to everyone! Thank you again.
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Posted by anonymous | January 7, 2019
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Very helpful
Excellent and professional I was a few dollars short at closing and he helped me out nothing but good things to say about Elan thanks
Posted by anonymous | January 7, 2019
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Excellent housing lawyer
He was able to help remove a troublesome ex-roommate from our house that was subletting from me. The room mate refused to leave after a number of issues, such as drug use and non payment of rent. We had to go to court and we were able to get a deal to our benefit.
Posted by anne | December 17, 2018
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best lawyer for the little guy
Elan helped me get enough to help me and my family relocate. I could not have done it without him. I'm super glad I went to him first. He was very friendly and took the time to listen to what I needed, and he put my family's need first. Thank you
Posted by Eliz | December 17, 2018
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Great Lawyer with an amazing understanding and heart
Elan was an angel sent .... I was going thru hell after loosing my fiancé from Cancer and when I explained to him my situation with some evil people and how they were harassing me to get out of the apartment. Elan not only gave me a peace with his expertise and knowledge but he understood my situation. He represented me and all I can say I am so thankful I went to him! I was very pleased with the result and I highly recommend him. In addition he is very accessible through phone and/or emails. Thank you Elan for all your help and understanding.
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Posted by Michael | December 15, 2018
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TOP NOTCH
Elan is very personal and provided us with great service with the sale of our apartment in Forest Hills. If we ever need a lawyer, we know we have a TOP NOTCH attorney!
Posted by Lev | November 23, 2015
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An amazing and dedicated person!
Elan is an attorney I will recommend to anyone!!! He is knowledgeable, dedicated and gets the work done! He was always available and answered each question and adressed each concern thoroughly. Our case had many issues that came up along the way and with his creativeness, experience and effort we were able to solve all the issues and finally proceed to closing! Everyone who asks me if I know a good real estate attorney, Elan is the first one that comes into mind. Like I said before, I recommend him to anyone!
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Posted by Inna | November 17, 2015
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Like Family
I am an attorney and my relatives hired Elan to put together a trust for the family. He spent hours speaking with the family, in person and on the phone, on his own time (no charge), to make sure that he understood their needs. In addition to knowing the law well in his field, he treated my family members as though they were his own in trying to find the best legal solution for their benefit. I recommend Elan wholeheartedly.
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Posted by anonymous | November 16, 2015
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Excellent lawyer and great person!
Elan helped us with our case as no-one else could! He is a great lawyer and he truly cares about his clients. He is emotional and puts his heart into the case. That is a great trait and really helped us out as if he was family! We highly recommend him to anyone and everyone! A++++
Posted by anonymous | November 16, 2015
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Such a Smooth Process!!
Elan Layliev was very concise, knowledgeable, detail oriented and extremely helpful in helping my family purchase our first house. Elan was so helpful (and patient with us) throughout the entire process negotiating the terms of the lease, answering all questions we had about obtaining a mortgage, and making sure title cleared smoothly for our closing. The office was wonderful dealing with me and my husband. I unequivocally recommend this law firm for all issues related to real estate.
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Posted by Victoria | November 13, 2015
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Highly Recommended for his Expertise and Professionalism
Elan Layliev was referred to me by a close family friend, and I could not be more grateful for the introduction. I inherited real estate and was completely unfamiliar with the responsibilities I would have as a landlord. My tenants were problematic and fearless. Mr. Layliev was patient and thorough with me, explaining all requirements of registering properties, how to enforce a tenants rent obligations etc. His office was so efficient in getting me paid the rents I was owed and evicting numerous tenants for various lease violations. I inherited a building whose tenants were running a muck, and today, thanks to Mr. Layliev and his staff, my building is in much better affairs.
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Posted by Jon | November 11, 2015
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Knowledgeable and Trustworthy
Elan is a very professional attorney, who has proven to be an expert in his field, and knows the right times to be aggressive. I have used him on numerous transactions in real estate and business and he has saved me a lot of money. He is very reputable and highly recommended!
Posted by Rachel | January 8, 2019
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feedback on Mr. Layliev
Mr. Layliev was very helpful and explained everything to me in terms which I could understand. He was patient and did not rush through. There was one time when I contacted him and he did not return my call after I purchased the coop. That was disappointing.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 15 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 150-300 per hour
  • Contingency 20%-33%
  • Pro bono 10 %
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Managing Attorney
  • Layliev Law, P.C.
  • 2015 - Present
  • Associate
  • Rosenberg & Estis
  • 2014 - 2014
  • General Counsel
  • New Start Development
  • 2011 - 2014
  • Law Clerk
  • Wolf Law Group
  • 2007 - 2008
  • Trading Operations
  • Bear Stearns, Inc.
  • 2005 - 2006
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Education

  • Hofstra University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2009
  • Hofstra University
  • BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 2004

Legal Cases

  • CARJ Inc. vs. Four Seasons Repair Center Inc.
  • Obtained judgment of possession; Successfully argued denial of tenant's appeal. Prevailed in lifting numerous bankruptcy stays. Evicted Tenant. Obtained money judgment for all unpaid rents, additional rents and legal fees of approximately $120,000.00
  • Tov 106 LLC V. Rutherford Properties
  • Successfully obtained judgments of possession after trial in each proceeding.
  • Nistor vs. John Doe
  • Successfully obtained judgments of possession against each occupancy to pave the way for substantial rehabilitation efforts to increase the property values and rental rates of the units
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Associations

  • Queens County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • New York City Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Hebrew

Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2017
  • Top Rated Attorney
  • Avvo
  • 2017
  • Client's Choice Award
  • Avvo
  • 2015
  • Golden Key International Honor Societ
  • Hofstra University
  • N/A
  • Dean's List Every Semester
  • Hofstra University
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • Unconventional Careers
  • Practicing Real Estate and Landlord Tenant Law
  • 2017

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (10)
Endorse Elan
Business Attorney | Feb 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Landlord or tenant Attorney | Feb 14
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Mr. Layliev is one of the most hard working attorneys I know. He is the first one in the office and last one to leave. I have worked on a few cases with Mr. Layliev and he has handled them professionally and in a timely manner."
Real estate Attorney | Mar 02
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Elan Layliev is an outstanding attorney. I have had the pleasure to work with Elan on a number of cases together and made numerous referrals to his firm. Those clients have been more than satisfied with Elan's work product as well as his knowledge of the subject matter. Elan is sharp, diligent, and professional. I wholeheartedly endorse Elan."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Landlord or tenant Attorney | Nov 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He has handled many cases for me with great results every time."
Landlord or tenant Attorney | Aug 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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