Phillips Nizer LLP
About Phillips Nizer LLP Phillips Nizer LLP Attorneys Phillips Nizer LLP Industry Teams Phillips Nizer LLP Practice Areas Phillips Nizer LLP News and Events Phillips Nizer LLP Publications
    
About Us Professionals Industry Teams Practice Areas News & Events Publications
 
Education:
  • New York Univ. School of Law, LL.M (Taxation), 1994
  • Univ. of Pennsylvania Law School, JD, 1987
  • Princeton Univ., AB, 1984
Bar Admissions:
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • District of Columbia

Home  » »  Attorneys  » »  Marc A. Landis

Marc A. Landis Marc A. Landis
Managing Partner
New York Office
mlandis@phillipsnizer.com
phone: (212) 841-0705
fax: (212) 262-5152

download vCard
Areas of Experience:

Mr. Landis, Managing Partner and Chair of the Real Estate Department, maintains a diverse real estate and corporate transactional practice focused on the acquisition, development and preservation of affordable housing, commercial leasing matters, the representation of lenders and borrowers in real estate financing transactions, loan workouts and foreclosures, architectural and construction agreements, and the representation of cooperative corporations and condominium associations. He also serves as general counsel to an acclaimed luxury fashion brand. His practice includes the acquisition and sale of residential and other real estate properties, providing ongoing general corporate and estate planning advice to individuals and closely-held businesses, guardianship matters, and Cuban travel-related transaction licensing and compliance.  Mr. Landis is the firm's official member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Mr. Landis formerly served on the executive board of the Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums (CNYC), and is the past chairperson of the New York City chapter of Citizen Action of New York, a grass-roots community-based organization involved in efforts to improve health care, provide quality education and reform the campaign finance system. He is an elected Democratic Party district leader on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, where he acts as a liaison with government agencies and elected officials on behalf of constituents.  He formerly served as an officer and member of Community Board 7 in Manhattan, and as a chief of staff and counsel to a member of the New York State Legislature.

In 2007 and 2008, Mr. Landis was honored by Manhattan Legal Services and Legal Services of New York for his pro bono assistance to limited-income tenants who were facing eviction from two women’s residences in Manhattan.  Previously, he was honored by the New York State Bar Association with the President’s Pro Bono Service Award for his dedication as an attorney-activist on behalf of community-based health, education and social services organizations.  Currently, Mr. Landis serves as pro bono counsel to many educational, religious, community and block associations.

Mr. Landis holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, an LL.M in Taxation from the New York University School of Law and a Bachelor’s degree from Princeton University.  He is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the New York State Bar Association (Business Law, Real Property Law, Trusts and Estates Law Sections), the New Jersey State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Committee).

Peer Review Rating:

Honors:

  • Selected as a "Super Lawyer" in Real Estate (2009 - 2013) in the New York Super Lawyers - Metro Editions
  • Selected as a "Super Lawyer" in the 2012 Super Lawyers - Business Edition (Construction, Real Estate & Environmental)
  • Selected as a "Super Lawyer" in the 2010 Super Lawyers - Corporate Counsel Edition.

Social Media:

Professional Memberships:

  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • New York State Bar Association (Business Law, Real Property Law, Trusts & Estates Law Sections)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Awards:

  • New York State Bar Assn., President's Pro Bono Service Award
  • Manhattan Legal Services, Legal Advocacy Award