Phillips Nizer LLP | Lisa Radetsky
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Lisa  R. Radetsky


Real Estate and Governmental Relations
Real Estate


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
  • Brandeis University, B.A., summa cum laude with high honors


  • New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Lisa R. Radetsky
Tel: (212) 841-0739
Fax: (212) 262-5152
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Lisa R. Radetsky co-chairs the real estate practice at Phillips Nizer.  Her practice focuses on the representation of developers in acquiring, financing, constructing and converting properties to condominium or cooperative ownership and the representation of non-profit organizations in the conversion of properties to condominium ownership to secure exemptions from the payment of real estate taxes. She prepares and drafts cooperative and condominium offering plans for vacant and occupied residential properties and mixed-use projects and handles the registration of such offering plans with government agencies. In addition, her practice includes the drafting and creation of fee and leasehold commercial condominiums including the preparation of all requisite "no action" letter applications in connection therewith.

Lisa’s experience also includes a broad range of transactional matters including acquisitions and sales, lending transactions including construction financing and mezzanine lending, and leasing. Recently, she has represented developers in the acquisition of properties for residential developments in which the commercial space and/or the community facility space will be retained by the Seller. Lisa is often consulted as special counsel to perform due diligence for lenders extending financing for condominium projects. Lisa’s extensive experience includes structuring transactions and the preparation of operating agreements creating ownership structures to achieve the business objectives of her clients. She also represents boards of condominiums and cooperatives in a variety of legal matters, including advice regarding amendments and restatements of their governing documents.

Lisa’s offering plans for the conversion of rental buildings include the Nolita Place Condominium at 199 Bowery, the 22 Riverside Drive Condominium and the 235 West 71st Street Condominium. She also has prepared plans for The Sweeney Building and the 70 Washington Street Condominiums in DUMBO. Her recent projects include the 25-27 Mercer Street Condominium, the 471 Washington Street Condominium, the One North Moore Condominium, the 11 North Moore Condominium, 90 West Street in TriBeCa, and 500 West 25th Street Condominium.


  • Crain's New York Business, "Notable Women in Law" (Book of Lists 2019)
  • Super Lawyers® - New York Metro Edition (Real Estate), (2015 - 2018)