Bleakley Platt regularly partners with and litigates against national law firms in complex, high-stakes commercial litigation.
Competing and Partnering with National Law Firms
Our litigators try cases in state and federal courts and through alternative dispute resolution platforms. We can mobilize quickly to secure emergency provisional remedies and handle appeals at all levels.
For eight decades Bleakley Platt has established a culture of community service and social responsibility, with pro bono representation of charitable organizations and the most vulnerable members of our community.
We offer skilled legal representation and a deep local network for property owners, developers, financing partners and municipalities when acquiring, selling and developing commercial, industrial and multi-family land use properties.
Real Estate Law
Bleakley Platt attorneys challenge real estate assessments and taxes for commercial property owners for industrial, commercial, healthcare, educational and multi-family use properties.
Tax Certiorari, Condemnation and Valuation
Over 80 years as the preeminent law firm in Westchester County and the Hudson Valley
Founded in 1937, Bleakley Platt & Schmidt is a firm of legal professionals with decades of experience, dedicated to serving our clients and our community. With offices in White Plains, New York and Greenwich, Connecticut, Bleakley Platt & Schmidt represents national clients as well as clients from the New York metropolitan region, ranging from the five boroughs of New York City to Westchester and the Hudson Valley as well as southern Connecticut.
Bleakley Platt Partner Peter Bassano guided a recently-completed preservation effort for the Dominican Sisters of Hope that safeguards from development 34 acres of the Sisters’ 61-acre Mariandale property in Ossining, N.Y., through a conservation easement donated to the Westchester Land Trust. The easement covers the undeveloped part of Mariandale and excludes the campus with the […]
Partner Frances M. Pantaleo presented at the 2018 Fall Meeting of the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association on October 19. The two-day program focused on real property issues that frequently arise in elder law and estate planning practices. Ms. Pantaleo’s presentation emphasized that a primary residence, however modest, […]
Bleakley Platt partner Jim Glatthaar has been asked to return to the Annual Housing Conference & Expo presented by the Council of New York City Cooperatives & Condominiums. Now in it’s 38th year, the conference is designed to offer help to coop and condo owners and board members, multi-family management companies and real estate agents […]