By way of merger with Szold & Brandwen, P.C., Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has a long and illustrious history working with housing corporations. Members of the Cooperative (“Co-op”) and Condominium Law Group worked with the establishment of middle income and Mitchell‑Lama government-assisted cooperative housing. They also helped to develop New York’s legislation for cooperatives constructed with government assistance for persons of moderate income. The Group has represented one of the major developers of this type of housing, dealing with all relevant government agencies in the planning stage, with contractors in the construction stage, and drafting documentation governing the relationships between the co-ops and shareholders.
Today, Norris McLaughlin & Marcus represents cooperative and affordable housing corporations as both general and special counsel, as well as luxury cooperatives and condominiums, dealing with the Boards of Directors, officers, and managers. The firm brings to its co-op & condominium practice expertise in real estate, financing, corporate, general commercial, trusts & estates, and employment law drawn from the other practices of the firm.