Biography

Julie Schechter is a transactional attorney with broad real estate experience. She has advised and represented cooperative and condo boards in various subject matters, including drafting and reviewing proprietary leases, bylaws and house rules, and assisting boards in enforcing such documents.

In addition, Julie has developed innovative approaches to deriving income from common-area spaces and resolved disputes regarding construction defects and defaults by sponsors and other unit owners. She has negotiated with architects, engineers, contractors and vendors providing goods and services to co-op and condo associations. She has also reviewed trusts and advised co-op boards whether to permit the trusts to own co-op shares.

Julie has also represented sellers, purchasers, borrowers and financial institutions in various real estate and loan transactions, and both landlords and tenants in commercial and residential leasing transactions.

Background

Prior to joining the firm, Julie was a partner at a mid-Atlantic law firm.

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School  (J.D., 2009)
  • University of Maryland  (B.A., 2006)
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice

Admissions

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

Charitable and Civic Involvement

  • Camp Erin, New York City

Accolades

  • New York Metro SuperLawyers® (2014-present)