Abraham B. Krieger is an attorney in the commercial real estate law practice of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein PC. Krieger’s practice focuses on representing businesses and individuals in commercial and residential real estate and lease transactions and real estate, lease and commercial litigation.
Having joined the firm as a member in 2007, Krieger spent most of his career in private practice. He also served as general counsel of Safeco Title Insurance Company of New York.
Krieger considered what commercial real estate clients will need most from their attorneys in 2009. ‘Recognizing the significantly expanding lenders’ underwritings requirements, the parties’ lawyers must come to the table with a greater willingness to pragmatically negotiate contract terms and conditions, at the same time, vigilantly protecting their clients’ contract rights,’ he said. ‘A heightened focus on due diligence terms and contingencies and precise drafting will be required in this volatile market.’
Krieger is a member of the NYS Bar Association (NYSBA) and the Nassau County Bar Association; dean of the Nassau County Bar Assn. Academy of Law; co-chair of the Sub-Prime Subcommittee of the Nassau Bar Real Property Committee; and a member of the NYSBA Section Committee on Fraudulent Practices. He also serves on the NYSBA Real Estate Section Executive Committee as a representative for the 10th Judicial District, the Sub-Committee on Professionalism and Sub-Committee on Due Diligence Lease Checklists. Krieger is rated AV in the Martindale-Hubbell professional directory, its highest ranking for demonstrated legal ability and ethical conduct.
Krieger was the Nassau Suffolk Law Services Pro Bono Attorney of the Month (January 2000), and received the Nassau County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Award, Volunteers Lawyers Project (2001). He has prepared and presented a variety of programs for the NYSBA and NCBA; has served on the NYS Conference of Bar Leaders as Panel Chairman on ‘Enhancing Professionalism and Improving Public Perception of Small Bar Associations;’ and is a contributing editor to the NYSBA Publication on Commercial Leasing, authoring a chapter on the ‘Form Rider.’ He has also written and published many legal and scholarly articles.
Krieger is currently writing articles on ‘Wrongful Referral and Updates on Real Property Law and Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law.’
Krieger is admitted to practice in NYS and before the US District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of NY, the US Supreme Court, and the US Tax Court. He also serves as counsel to the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and is counsel to the Great Neck Historical Society.
Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein PC has five offices located in Garden City, Melville, NYC, Albany and Washington, DC. Its practice groups manage, negotiate or litigate just about any legal issue, transaction or dispute throughout the US. Its practice areas include bankruptcy & business reorganization; corporate; criminal defense; disability insurance claims; education; employee benefits ERISA; employment; environmental; government relations; labor law; litigation and dispute resolution; municipal, land use & environmental compliance; personal injury; real estate; tax certiorari & condemnation law; and trusts & estates.