Julie F. Schechter
New York Office

437 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022

P: 212-867-9500
F: 212-599-1759


Julie F. Schechter is a transactional attorney with broad real estate experience. She has advised and represented co-op/condo boards in all areas of concern. Julie has drafted and reviewed proprietary leases, by-laws and house rules, and assisted boards in enforcing such documents. She has developed innovative approaches to deriving income from common area spaces and resolved disputes regarding construction defects and defaults by sponsors and other unit owners. In addition, Julie has negotiated with architects, engineers, contractors and vendors providing goods and services to the coop/condo associations. She has reviewed trusts and advised Cooperative Boards whether to permit the trusts to own cooperative shares. Julie has also represented sellers, purchasers, borrowers and financial institutions in various real estate and loan transactions, and both landlords and tenants in commercial and residential leasing transactions.

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers
  • Recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the New York Metro Area, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Professional Activities & Achievements

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association

Academic Achievements

Julie received a J.D. degree from Brooklyn Law School in 2009 and earned a B.A., in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, in 2006.