About Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C.

Founded more than 30 years ago, Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C. serves as general counsel to more than one hundred cooperative and condominium developments ranging in size from small brownstones to developments with thousands of units. The firm provides proactive legal advice to boards and their managing agents with the primary goals of minimizing litigation exposure and maximizing shareholder value. In order for the boards to keep abreast of changes and developments in the law, Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C. regularly reviews corporate documents and policies and makes recommendations for change. The firm utilizes its expertise in negotiating major construction contracts and vendor agreements and has assisted developments in connection with hundreds of millions of dollars of financings. Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C. serves as transfer agent for many of the cooperatives that it represents and provides dispute resolution services for residents. The firm works closely with other professionals engaged by its clients including engineers, accountants and insurance brokers believing that the more an attorney knows about its client, the better the attorney can represent that client. When advice and negotiations fail the firm is well suited to provide a full range of litigation services. Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C. has litigated many tenant/unit owner disputes concerning nonpayment, subletting, flip taxes, pets, annual meetings, proxies and vendor/contractor agreements. The firm also provides representation before the many city, state and federal administrative agencies that have oversight powers for residential developments. In addition to the diverse legal services the firm provides to its clients, the partners have played pivotal roles in the development of real estate policy and related legislation as members of the New York County Lawyers and New York State Bar Associations’ Civil Court and Landlord-Tenant Committees as well as various real estate oriented committees of those bar associations and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Equally important, the firm’s partners are active in many prominent advocacy organizations such as the Federation of New York Housing Cooperatives (FNYHC), Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), Associated Builders and Owners (ABO), Small Property Owners of New York (SPONY) and Rent Stabilization Association (RSA). As a leading voice in the industry, members of the firm are also often asked to serve on a variety of public bodies concerned with housing and real estate. Members of the firm also frequently lecture before trade organizations, and management companies and are sought after for comment in publications such as Habitat Magazine, the Cooperator, the New York Times, Newsday, and Real Estate Weekly.