The Real Deal New York

From the archives: Public enemy No. 1 for developers

Real estate lawyer Adam Leitman Bailey has gone up against some of the city's biggest builders and in the process emerged as one of the most controversial figures in the industry

August 13, 2016 01:11PM

Adam Leitman Bailey

Adam Leitman Bailey

No one ever accused Adam Leitman Bailey of having low self-esteem. “I think we may be the best real estate law firm of our time,” he says on a recent Monday morning, in a corner office at 120 Broadway plastered with framed newspaper clippings about his eponymous firm. At a table across the room, a summer intern uses a pen to edit the last chapter of his book, “The Insider’s Guide to Buying a Home and Making Money in Real Estate,” which is currently being shopped to editors. Read the full story from the June 2010 issue here.