Adam Zeidel is a partner at Tuttle Yick LLP. Mr. Zeidel represents owners, developers and non-profit institutions in the evaluation, acquisition, and development of complex real estate projects. Mr. Zeidel has a particular specialty in identifying and creating value through the land use process.
Prior to joining Tuttle Yick LLP, Mr. Zeidel managed acquisitions and development at Gotham Organization, one of New York City’s oldest and most respected real estate development and construction firms. At Gotham, Mr. Zeidel was responsible for sourcing and negotiating off-market deals of up to 10 million square feet in size, primarily through identifying opportunities to add value through creative zoning and land use techniques. Before joining Gotham, Mr. Zeidel served as an associate in the real estate and land use groups at the prestigious international law firm Bryan Cave.
In his roles at both Gotham and Bryan Cave, Mr. Zeidel negotiated, presented to and worked on an ongoing basis with numerous New York City agencies and governmental authorities. At Gotham, Mr. Zeidel managed the development of large-scale, mixed use projects, including community relations, entitlement strategy, the acquisition of air rights, design, programming and marketing. Additionally, Mr. Zeidel has extensive experience drafting, negotiating and overseeing various legal documentation related to contractor agreements, letters of intent, leases, vendor agreements, and regulatory agreements.
- “Affordable Housing: The Case for Demand-Side Subsidies in Superstar Cities,” The Urban Lawyer, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2010
- “The Chinese Communist Party’s Antagonistic Contradiction in the Area of Land Use,” The Wagner Review, Volume XV, 2007-2008