Nadel, Lorraine

527 Madison Avenue7th FloorNew York, NY 10022- 3167


Updated: 02/21/2018


Named one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in NYC by Super Lawyers, Lorraine Nadel is the founding partner of Nadel & Ciarlo, P.C.  She is a skilled and accomplished real estate, business and commercial litigation attorney, known for her ability to help clients effectively solve problems by providing concrete solutions to complex matters. Having been an accountant with a top accounting firm prior to obtaining her law degree, she offers a combined legal...


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Founding Partner

Year Joined Firm

  • 1989

Practice Areas

  • Litigation-Oriented Real Estate
  • Commercial and Residential Landlord/Tenant
  • Commercial and Landlord/Tenant
  • Condo and Co-Op Board Litigation
  • Business
  • Ownership Disputes
  • Contract Defaults
  • Common Charge and Maintenance Defaults
  • Contract Down-Payment
  • Agreement Litigation
  • Leasing and Foreclosure Litigation
  • Developer
  • Construction and Contractor Defects


  • 75%


Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1989

Other Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • New York County Lawyers' Association (Member)
  • Brooklyn Bar Association (Member)


  • Top 50 Women Lawyers-NYC , - 2016
  • Super Lawyer-New York , 2014 - 2016

Classes and Seminars

  • Guest Speaker, Landlord/Tenant & Real Estate Litigation, Manhattan Brownstone Revival Coalition's 15th Annual Brownstone Market Seminar, April 23, 2002

Past Positions

  • Law Firm of J. Michael Gottesman, New York City, Commercial Litigation Attorney


  • Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York, 1989
    Law Journal: Cardozo International Law Journal, Articles Editor, 1989
  • Boston University, 1983
    Honors: cum laude
    Major: Business Administration


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • What to know before listing your apartment on Airbnb, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016
  • Hold the Burger Smell, Please, New York Times (Real Estate Section), 2015
  • Million - dollar condo owner allegedly running illegal bed & breakfast, New York Post, 2015
  • How an Airbnb Guest Is Staying in an Apartment for Months 'Rent Free', ABC News, 2015
  • Real Property Case Chatwin v. Chatwin, New York Law Journal, Court Decisions Section, April 11, 2001
  • Litigator, New York Law Journal, November 20, 2000

Office Information


527 Madison Avenue7th FloorNew York, NY 10022- 3167

Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 9:00-6:00


  • 212-317-9849



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