Our Team

The firm's attorneys have also counseled real estate lenders and borrowers regarding a variety of issues relating to the financing of real estate purchases and long term leases, including construction and permanent loan financing arrangements. We have advised clients regarding the benefits and risks associated with the use of various forms of security associated with real estate financing transactions, and have assisted clients with the negotiation, documentation and closing of unsecured loans and loans secured by various forms of real and personal property.

We have also counseled clients about available remedies following financial defaults including the negotiation and documentation of loan restructure agreements and deed-in-lieu of foreclosure transactions.

Mark Neuhauser

Attorney at Law

Partner

Mark Neuhauser received his Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law. While in law school, he interned for the Honorable Martin Ritholtz, as well as for the office of the District Attorney of Kings County. Mark has more than a decade of experience in many aspects of Real Estate and Elder Law.

Mark concentrates his transactional real estate practice in the areas of buying, selling, financing and representing landlords, and multi-family developers. Mark’s experience includes all aspects of commercial real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and financing. Mark has also assisted sellers, purchasers, commercial and residential real estate mortgage lenders, borrowers, developers, and management companies in commercial and residential conveyances. His client base includes financial institutions, private lenders, bridge lenders, and real estate companies.

In addition, he manages the firm’s elder law group, which encompasses all aspects of elder law planning and Medicaid planning and handles aspects of the firm’s collection litigation practice. He has extensive experience with trusts and estates elder law, and planning for the special needs of persons with disabilities. Planning, estate planning, estate administration, debt collection. Mark continues to assist many health care providers and institutions across the breadth of New York.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Acquisitions and Sales
  • Banking
  • Business
  • Commercial Collection Litigation Matters
  • Commercial Lending
  • Construction Lending
  • Construction
  • Lender Liability
  • Litigation Practice
  • Mortgages
  • Other Bank Lender Related Matters
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law
  • Real Estate Finance

Jordan Klas, Esq.

Attorney at Law

Associate

Jordan Klas received a Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law and is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey. While in law school, Jordan worked in real estate development as well as in real estate law, accumulating a wealth of knowledge of the New York real estate industry.

Jordan focuses on transactional real estate practice in the areas of buying, selling, and financing residential and commercial properties. Jordan represents buyers, sellers, investors, developers, private hard money lenders and commercial banks. Jordan also handles probate and estate administration, commercial leasing and Attorney General approvals.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Acquisitions and Sales
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Commercial Lending
  • Construction Lending
  • Entity and Business Formation
  • Estate Planning
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mortgages
  • Private/Hard Money Lending
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Law
  • Title Review and Clearance
  • Will Drafting

Benjamin Fish, Esq.

Attorney at Law

Associate

Benjamin received his Juris Doctor from Hofstra University. While in law school Benjamin clerked for the Honorable Justices Thomas A. Adams and Leonard B. Austin.

A former litigator, Benjamin has more than 2 decades of experience in real estate law. His real estate practice encompasses all aspects of commercial and residential real estate transactions including: purchases, sales, leases, mortgage financing & lending. He also represents condominium & cooperative developers in the planning, development, construction, and sales of new or converted buildings. Benjamin also represents not-for-profit and charitable institutions who need Attorney General and NYS Court approval to sell or mortgage property.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Acquisitions and Sales
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Commercial Lending
  • Construction Lending
  • Condo Offering Plans
  • Private/Hard Money Lending
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Law

Jed Zeilingold

Pending Admission

Associate

Jed Zeilingold received a Juris Doctor from Rutgers Law School and is pending admission to the New York Bar Association. While in law school, Jed interned for the Honorable Paul Marx a Supreme Court Justice in the Ninth Judicial District of New York. Jed also interned at Meister Abstract Title company and for Loewenberg & Yanowitz LLP, accumulating a wealth of knowledge in the Real Estate industry.

Jed focuses on transactional real estate, and represents clientss in both residential and commercial purchases and sales.
Also, Jed was the President of the Jewish Law Student Association during year 2019-2020.

Richard Muller, Esq.

Attorney at Law

Of Counsel

Shelly Straussberg

Executive Paralegal

shelly@nlfpllc.com

Shelly works as part of our Real Estate Practice, and has experience working in title review, residential/commercial real estate, residential/commercial lending and property development matters. Shelly is responsible for preparing and reviewing documents related to the acquisition, lease and sale of real estate.

Shelly has worked with Robert Wisnicki since 2009, where she’s responsible for preparing and reviewing real estate documents as well as reviewing title work and surveys for real estate developers relating to the purchase commercial and residential real estate.

Ann Lazarus

Paralegal

Ann works as a paralegal in our residential department and has been in the industry for a few years. She prepares any documents needed for transactions, works to clear title, assists Loan Officers with obtaining any documentation needed to clear the file, schedules closings, prepares closing statements and sends out closing packages. Ann is knowledgeable in aspects of transactional and bank real estate closings and has successfully dealt with many closings

Joycelyn Smith

Paralegal

Stefani Nasser

Paralegal

Stefani is a recent graduate of Queens College with a BA in political science focusing on American Law. Since her graduation she has continued study in Cryptocurrency, Wealth Building and Wealth Management. As a paralegal for Neuhauser Law, PLLC, Stefani coordinated the creation of the Post-Closing Department and has headed its organization and operation. Having a background in Crypto Currency research, she seeks to create a Crypto Department in Neuhauser Law, PLLC in the coming years. This would make her one New York City’s first Crypto Paralegals. She seeks to make Neuhauser Law one of the first firms in New York City to work in Crypto Real Estate both in Real Property and, eventually, the Metaverse. To achieve this goal, Stefani has transferred from the Post-Closing Department to the Transactional Department and is working diligently with her team for the creation of a Crypto department. Soon, Neuhauser Law PLLC will be able to aid in all Real Estate transactions in Cryptocurrency.

Johanna Arismendi

Paralegal

Enniris Brito

Paralegal

Rachel Grossberger

Paralegal

Rachel works as part of our bank closing department. She prepares and reviews documents related to residential and commercial lending and property matters. Rachel is knowledgeable in aspects of real estate closings and has successfully dealt with many closings. Rachel also handles inquiries related to the sale and acquisition of real estate.

Education:
Rachel is pursuing a BS degree in Marketing Management from Touro College of Arts and Sciences.

Sarah Rivky Garber

Paralegal

Sara services the Rockland banking department of Neuhauser Law PLLC, ensuring that all residential loan transactions run smoothly and efficiently. She has been working in the real estate law industry for the past three and a half years. Sara has extensive experience and knowledge in drafting, reviewing, and handling residential purchase, sale and loan transactions, as well various commercial loan transactions and title work.