Burton R. RossSenior Counsel
For more than 40 years, Burton Ross has practiced in the field of landlord-tenant law. He has represented hundreds of commercial owners, developers and tenants in litigation and transactional matters.
Burton has represented clients in courts throughout New York City as well as courts in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties. He represents landlords in the Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He has tried hundreds of non-jury and jury trials, as well as represented parties in arbitrations, appraisal proceedings and mediations. He has prepared and argued numerous appeals in the Appellate Divisions of the Supreme Court of the State of New York for both the First and Second Department, and prepared and argued Bankruptcy Court appeals before the United States District Court.
With extensive experience representing commercial landlords and tenants Burton has negotiated and prepared net leases for commercial properties, lofts and office buildings, representing clients in the leasing of restaurants, telecommunications facilities, artist galleries, medical facilities and retail stores.
As a result of his litigation and leasing experience, Burton has developed extensive knowledge of the New York City Building and Fire Codes and is well-versed in the operations of the New York City Department of Buildings.
Burton also represents clients involved in shareholder, partnership, membership and tenancy-in-common disputes. In addition, he has represented clients in complex building ownership disputes.
477 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10022-5843
New YorkCourt Admissions
United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New YorkEducation
Hofstra University School of Law, Juris Doctor
State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A.