Brill & Meisel - Mark Axinn

Mark N. Axinn


Phone – (212) 753-5599 x226

Fax – (212) 486-6587

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Mark Axinn is a partner at Brill & Meisel. His practice focuses on general representation of cooperative and condominium associations, sponsor/developers, holders of unsold shares and individual property owners and businesses. Mr. Axinn has over thirty years of experience drafting and closing offering plans to convert multi-family and mixed-use properties to cooperative and condominium ownership. He also has performed all aspects of conveyancing and financing real property, including apartment and commercial buildings, individual cooperative and condominium apartments, and blocks of unsold shares and units. He has drafted, negotiated and coordinated the creation and transfers of commercial leaseholds including providing general and corporate advice to associations, investors, businesses, retail and office clients. Mr. Axinn also has extensive commercial litigation experience in both state and federal courts including all aspects of pre-trial motion practice, trials and appeals.

Representative cases

511 West 232nd Owners Corp. v. Jennifer Realty Co., 98 N.Y.2d 144 (2002)(appeal from motion to dismiss action compelling sponsor/developer to sell unsold shares)

Lenox Grand Condominium v. DSW Lenox LLC, 111 A.D.3d 467 (1st Dep’t 2013)(successful appeal to collect unpaid common charges from delinquent owner of commercial condominium units)

Glenridge Mews Condominium v. Kavi, 90 A.D.3d 604 (2d Dep’t 2011)(won appeal of order denying full legal fees and expenses incurred in condominium foreclosure action)

Katz v. 251 West 91st Street Corp., 215 A.D.2d 265 (1st Dep’t 1995)(successful appeal to enforce cooperative rule prohibiting planters on private terraces that could damage building’s roof)

New York State Courts
U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Columbia College, A.B. Philosophy, 1978
Fordham Law School, J.D., 1981