Melvin S. Hirshowitz

Melvin S. Hirshowitz

Litigating in the courts in all five New York City boroughs and in the courts of the surrounding counties (Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, etc.).

Firm Overview

Areas of Practice:
-All Surrogate's Court matters, including Probate and Administration proceedings
-Estate litigation
-Commercial, corporate, partnership and LLC litigation
-Real Estate litigation

Litigation is a complex process that requires a broad spectrum of attorney skill and experience. The litigation outcome often is dependent on the expertise of your attorney who must be thoroughly familiar with New York Court practice as well as the governing law.
Your attorney's role does not end there. Many strategic decisions are necessary and crucial during litigation. Ethical representation on your behalf that is also aggressive, informed and intelligent is what you can expect from the Melvin S. Hirshowitz Law Offices.
Clients of the Melvin S. Hirshowitz Law Offices are informed every step of the way of the progress of their case and participate in the major decisions that need to be made as their case progresses, guided by Hirshowitz' skill and experience.
To choose the Law Offices of Melvin S. Hirshowitz is to be confident your case will be wisely and vigorously pursued, without delay and at a reasonable and competitive cost.

Main Office

Main Office
630 Third Avenue, 18th Floor
New York NY 10017



Real Estate

Real Estate Litigation including but not limited to

-Between Tenants in Common
-Real Estate Brokerage Disputes
-Purchase or Sale Disputes

Melvin S. Hirshowitz

Melvin S. Hirshowitz

Bar Admissions:
New York State, 1963; New Jersey, 1987. U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1969; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1977; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1978; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1993 and U.S. Supreme Court, 1994

Cornell University, B.A. with Honors in Government, 1960
Phi Beta Kappa.
Harvard Law School, cum laude (top 8% of class), 1963.

New York State Bar Association and Association of the Bar for the City of New York. Included in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law since 1995. Past member, Committees on Professional Ethics and Professional Discipline, New York County Lawyers Association.

Many cases brought or defended by Mr. Hirshowitz have been officially reported. A sample includes:
Jack L. Alpert v. Zane Alpert, et al., 294 A.D.2d 247 (1st Dep't 2002) and 261 A.D.2d 247 (1st Dep't, 1999); Jeffries Avlon, Inc. v. Gallagher, 130 A.D.2d 986 (1st Dep't, 1987); 149 Misc.2d 552 (Supreme Court, N.Y. Co. 1991) and NYLJ, 3/12/86, p. 1, col. 2; Wenham Realty Corp. v. Janoff, NYLJ, 8/16/94, p. 1, col. 6 and p. 21, col. 3; Helmsley-Spear v. Winter, 74 A.D.2d 195 (1st Dep't 1980) and 52 N.Y.2d 984 (1981) and Bank Leumi Trust Co. v. Dime Savings Bank, 85 N.Y.2d 925 (1995).