Melissa Ephron-Mandel

Melissa Ephron-Mandel: Attorney with Ephron-Mandel & Howard, L.L.P.


Melissa Ephron-Mandel is a partner of the firm of Ephron-Mandel & Howard, LLP, with over twenty-five years of experience as a real estate litigator and in the drafting of commercial leases. Melissa Ephron-Mandel has represented clients in such diverse jurisdictions as the New York State Supreme Courts for the five boroughs, as well as Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk Counties, the New York City Civil courts, and various local courts, obtaining successful outcomes in a range of disputes, from injunctive and declaratory actions on commercial leases to claims for recovery of possession of real property and monetary awards in commercial and residential landlord/tenant summary proceedings.

Areas of Practice (76)

  • Commercial Landlord / Tenant Disputes
  • Cooperative and Condominium Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Leasing/Real Estate Transactions
  • Residential Landlord/Tenant Disputes
  • Administrative Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate
  • Adverse Possession
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Common Interest Community Law
  • Community Association Law
  • Condominium Association Law
  • Condominium Law
  • Condominium Timeshares
  • Conveyancing
  • Cooperative Housing Association Law
  • Cooperative Housing Law
  • Easements
  • Homeowners Association Law
  • Land Acquisitions
  • Land Sales
  • Planned Unit Development Law
  • Quiet Title
  • Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Property Management
  • Real Estate Arbitration
  • Real Estate Collections
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Real Estate Leasing
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Real Estate Settlements
  • Real Estate Tax Liens
  • Real Property
  • Real Property Acquisitions
  • Real Property Development
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Residential Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Residential Real Estate Development
  • Residential Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Residential Real Estate Sales
  • Right of Way Easements
  • Leases and Leasing
  • Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Evictions
  • Industrial Leasing
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Lease Terminations
  • Leasing
  • Office Leasing
  • Rent Control
  • Retail Leasing
  • Shopping Center Leasing
  • Leveraged Leasing
  • Civil Appeals
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Law
  • Business Arbitration
  • Business Formation
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Business Transactions
  • Buying and Selling of Businesses
  • Business Transfers
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Closely Held Business Law
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Small Business Law
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Commercial Conveyancing
  • Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Commercial Real Estate Bankruptcy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212-393-1077  Phone
646-784-2886  Cell Phone
212-393-1211  Fax
Law School Attended:
St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1984
Year of First admission:
1990, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1988, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 2011, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1985, New York
Email: [email protected] The Association of the Bar of the City of New York; New York State Woman's Bar Association.

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (8 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Principal on 12/19/11 in Leases and Leasing

    Melissa Ephron-Mandel has several times represented the landlord of commercial premises tenanted by my client. She at all times, a capable and effective adversary, but able to have resolutions of differences, defaults by my client.

    Melissa Ephron-Mandel has several times represented the landlord of commercial premises tenanted by my client. She at all times, a capable and effective adversary, but able to have resolutions of differences, defaults by my client. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Principal on 12/15/11 in Litigation

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