About Marcus Attorneys

Marcus Attorneys provides a wide range of services to commercial and institutional clients and to individuals and families. In nearly three decades, the practice has broadened from an initial focus on real estate, commercial transactions and non-profit matters. Now the firm also represents clients in an extensive range of commercial and personal litigation and trust and estate matters.

We believe that our work is distinguished by the creativity, technical prowess, tenacity and care that we bring to bear on our clients' behalf.

Real estate clients draw on Marcus Attorneys' counsel in connection with acquisitions and sales, financing, raising capital and structuring investment and development vehicles, zoning, code and other regulatory issues, cooperative and condominium formation and governance, leasing and landlord-tenant matters, construction and related issues, and government-assisted housing and economic development projects. The firm is one of New York State's most active in the formation of condominiums and cooperatives and often provides support to other law firms facing work on condominiums and cooperatives.

Marcus Attorney's rapidly expanding banking practice services the needs of institutional and private lenders with the same proficiency and prompt attention afforded all of our clients.

Litigation activities include commercial, real estate and construction matters and personal injury cases.

Marcus Attorneys' corporate law practice forms business entities, reviews and structures financing and investments, advises on corporate governance, guides clients' acquisitions, mergers, sales, successions of ownership and dissolutions, and provides counsel for regulatory matters, contracts, licensing and general business transactions.

Not-for-profit clients turn to Marcus Attorneys for counsel on specialized matters as well as general business concerns. Among the specialized tasks the firm addresses are the formation of entities, qualification for, and maintenance of, exemptions, governance matters, reporting obligations, fundraising, structuring earned income activities and mergers, consolidations, acquisitions and ventures with for-profit entities.

Marcus Attorneys' comprehensive estate planning services include the preparation of last wills and testaments and trusts, the use of family partnerships and limited liability companies to reduce estate taxes and maximize transfers of wealth, and the analysis of the gift and estate tax implications of other estate planning tools. Clients also are assisted with health care planning through the use of powers of attorneys, health care proxies and living wills. The firm represents estates, families and representatives in the probate and administration of estates. Elder law counseling assists families needing home care services or nursing home care with advice about the programs and government benefits available, preparation of the necessary applications, and negotiation of applications through the government bureaucracy.

Marcus Attorneys shares offices and often clients with a real estate development and project management group of companies, Insite.