David E. Frazer

David E. Frazer

Of Counsel
New York, New York
David E. Frazer, a graduate of New York University (1985, J.D.) and Amherst College (1980, A.B., summa cum laude), has dedicated his career to representing tenants, while expanding his practice to include commercial litigation and real estate transactions. David has taken three cases all the way to the Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state. He has represented hundreds of tenants in Housing Court, Supreme Court and Federal Court as well as before administrative agencies. He has developed a particular expertise in defending the rights of loft tenants. He also represents tenants in lease negotiations. Before joining the firm in 1997, David was a partner at Smollens Guralnick & Frazer, LLP.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1997

Areas of Practice

  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1986
  • New Jersey, 1985
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1987


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1985
  • Amherst College
    • A.B. summa cum laude - 1980

Past Employment Positions

  • Smollens Guralnick & Frazer, LLP, Partner