Patti is a member of the firm's Real Estate Department, and the firm's Executive Board. She is also co-chair of the firm's Retail Industry and Consumer Products practice group. Patti has been active in real estate and corporate law for than 20 years, having started her practice representing developers and hundreds of tenant associations during the cooperative and condominium housing conversion boom of the early 1980's.
Patti's real estate practice runs the gamut of commercial and residential transactions in New York and throughout the country, including acquisitions and sales, retail and office leasing, financing (representing both lenders and borrowers), restructurings, workouts and development. Her clients include cooperative and condominium boards, hotels, educational institutions, restaurants, investors and developers, brokers, corporate tenants and individuals.
In her corporate practice, Patti concentrates on small and family-owned businesses, providing them with general corporate legal advice and overseeing complex transactions.
Patti was recently selected as a New York Super Lawyer for the third year in a row in the areas of Real Estate and Business/Corporate law.
Recent Speaking Engagements and Publications
Patti is a co-author of Successful Partnering between Inside and Outside Counsel, a 4-volume series published by West Publishing, and the Cooperative Conversion Handbook distributed by the New York State Office of the Attorney General. She has been a featured speaker on various real estate topics for the Bar Association of the City of New York and the Council of New York Cooperatives.
Leading Ladies in Real Estate: Breakfast Series
August 13, 2014 event
Edwards Wildman's Patti Kantor Addresses Flood Insurance for Co-ops & Condos in The Cooperator
August 28, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Patti Kantor to Be Featured at 'Leading Ladies in Real Estate' Event on August 13, Reports New York Real Estate Journal
June 24, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Patti Kantor Discusses the Difference of Authority in Condo vs. Co-op Boards in The Cooperator
June 20, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Patti Kantor Discusses Hurdles for Condo Buyers in The New York Times
October 7, 2013
Edwards Wildman's Patti Kantor Gives Tips on How to Effectively Work with a Co-op or Condo Board in The Cooperator
July 22, 2013
Edwards Wildman's Patti Kantor Compares Luxury Condos to Co-Ops in The Cooperator
May 9, 2013
Edwards Wildman's Patti Kantor Discusses How NY Bias Bill May Create Legal Quagmire for Co-Op Boards in Law360
May 2, 2013
Edwards Wildman's Patti Kantor Outlines Essential Building Maintenance in The Cooperator
April 17, 2013
Huhnsik Chung Appointed Partner-in-Charge of Edwards Wildman's New York Office
May 15, 2012
The Sweet Smell of Success
April 20, 2012