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Joel S. Hirschtritt

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Joel S. Hirschtritt


Joel Hirschtritt is Co-Managing Partner of Tannenbaum Helpern and is one of the firm’s founding partners. An experienced real estate attorney, Joel has counseled a broad array of clients from notable individuals, family offices, entrepreneurs, private and public businesses and boards of condominiums and cooperatives. With good judgement, adept negotiation skills, broad business experience, he has successfully negotiated complex transactions and guided clients through real estate dealings, employment contracts, estate planning and litigation.

Having clerked for a Federal Court Judge, Joel understands litigation and know how and when it is appropriate to use it. He works closely with Tannenbaum Helpern’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice and is frequently responsible for litigation strategy and successful settlements. Joel has been selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers from 2007 through 2018 and maintains an AV Pre-eminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell.

Joel has served on the Board of several not-for-profit entities and is active in several philanthropies. He was President of a prominent cooperative in which he and his family reside.

Joel S. Hirschtritt has or will serve as a speaker, moderator, event chair or panelist for the following events:

Areas of Focus:

  • Personal Representation
  • Real Estate; Cooperative and Condominium Law



  • City College of New York, 1967, BA

Law School:

  • NYU School of Law, 1971, JD

Prior Affiliations:

  • Law Clerk, Honorable Irving Ben Cooper, US District Court, Southern District, NY
  • Associate, Kaye Scholer Fierman Hays & Handler



  • Board of the Hebrew Free Loan Society
  • Trustee, Jewish Home Lifecare System
  • Trustee, The Park Avenue Synagogue
  • Vice Chairman of Real Estate Committee of UJA Federation-New York
  • Member of Board of Trustees of the New York University School of Law Alumni
  • Founder, National Neurofibromatosis Foundation
  • Founder, Learning Resource Center at Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School
  • Former director of the American Symphony Orchestra
  • Former member of Lincoln Center Business Council
  • Former Trustee of the Citizens Budget Committee
  • Former Trustee Concordia, a Chamber Symphony

Bar Admissions:

  • New York: Appellate Division, First Department
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Award Recognition:

  • Super Lawyers 2007-2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
  • 2018 Founders Award, Children’s Tumor Society, formally known as National Neurofibromatosis Foundation
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