Marc A. Landis, partner in the Real Estate Law Department, has been featured in the "Lawyering" section of Habitat magazine's annual attorney issue, this year entitled, "The Best Lawyers are Dogged", published in November. Habitat is a monthly print and online publication serving New York City condominium and co-operative board members and property managers.
Mr. Landis' commentary, "A Strategic Partnership", begins on page 35 of the issue, an excerpt of which follows:
"Legal advisors should be viewed by co-op and condo boards as strategic partners, particularly when the decision (or even the failure to decide) may cause the building to incur significant financial, operational, or other consequences...The proverbial ounce of prevention in the form of consultation with legal counsel will enable a board to identify potential pitfalls in advance,..."
Mr. Landis was elected to the executive board of the Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums (CNYC) in 2009. He leads Phillips Nizer's Co-op & Condo Team.