Landlord Tenant Law | Real Estate Transactions | Commercial Litigation | Appellate Advocacy| Administrative Law
Professional Associations & Memberships
- New York State Bar Association
- Nassau County Bar Association
- Volunteer Lawyers Program of Nassau County, Pro Bono Recognition Honoree
Melissa S. Levin is a Member of the firm who first joined as an associate in 2013. She is currently the head of the Holdover Department, and practices in other aspects of housing law, as well as commercial litigation, real estate closings, appellate law and administrative law, as it pertains to the Division of Housing and Community Renewal, Human Rights, and rent regulation matters.
She has been a practicing attorney since 2008, making court appearances in New York State Civil Courts, handling both residential and commercial housing litigation proceedings, New York State Supreme Courts, handling preliminary and compliance conferences, as well as Article 78 and Article 81 proceedings on behalf of landlords, and local Village Courts, defending landlords in relation to violations issued on their buildings. She has also had much success with motion practice and briefs at the Appellate Term level. She is involved in every aspect of litigation, from the commencement of an action to post-trial litigation, and also conducts real estate closings for both residential and commercial properties.
Melissa’s writings have been published in both the New York Housing Journal and The Nassau Lawyer, and she has been quoted by the New York Post and AM New York regarding a number of high-profile cases she has litigated. She has also conducted a number of Continuing Legal Education courses throughout New York for the Nassau County Bar Association and the Rent Stabilization Association, educating fellow practitioners about a number of housing law-related topics.
She earned her Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law in 2007, where she was accepted as a Dean’s List Scholarship Student and her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the Honors Program at Long Island University in 2003, graduating from summa cum laude. She is a member of both the New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations.
Melissa is admitted to practice law in both New York and Massachusetts.