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Ronald S. Languedoc

  • Partner, 2016




Ronald Languedoc has been a practicing attorney in the area of housing law and real estate litigation since 1982. He joined the firm as an associate in 2008 and became a partner in 2016. His practice has focused on rent overcharge and regulatory status claims, succession claims, defense of non-primary residence claims, certificate of occupancy violations, environmental issues, housing subsidy issues, negotiation of surrender agreements, and representation of tenants' associations, residential tenants, commercial tenants, and co-op shareholders. His litigation practice is balanced between State Supreme Court and NYC Civil Court, and he has handled several appeals in the Appellate Division and the NY Court of Appeals. He was a tenant member of the NYC Rent Guidelines Board from 2007 to 2010; he served on the board of directors of IMPACCT Brooklyn from 2010 to 2019, he is a member of the Brooklyn Tenant Lawyers Network steering committee; and since 2019 he has been a member of the Housing Court Committee of the NYC Bar, serving as Co-Chair of that Committee since 2022. A former housing attorney with Brooklyn Legal Services for many years, during which time he received the Legal Services Award from the NYC Bar (in 2003), he received his B.A. from Middlebury College in 1978, and his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1981. He is admitted to the bar in New York and in the U.S. District Courts of the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

Areas Of Practice

  • Housing Law
  • Real Estate Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1981
  • Middlebury College
    • B.A. - 1978


  • January 2021 - co-led a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program sponsored by the Columbian Lawyers Association
  • December 2020 – featured presenter at a PALAN’TE Harlem event on the COVID-19 eviction moratorium and rent relief grants
  • August 2020- co-led a seminar for the NY Judicial Institute on rent overcharges, the HSTPA, and Regina Metro.
  • June 2020 - co-led a CLE on the rent overcharge claims under the HSTPA and post-Regina Metro
  • Lecturer, Landlord-Tenant Law

Honors and Awards

  • Chief Judge Judith Kaye Presented, Legal Services Award, Bar Association of the City of New York

Professional Associations & Bar Activity

  • Housing Court Committee of the City Bar Association
  • Brooklyn Tenant Lawyers Network - Steering Committee
  • Columbian Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Civil Court of the City of New York, Court Attorney, 1981 to 1983
  • DC 37 MELS, Housing Attorney, 1989 to 1991
  • David Rozenholc & Associates, Senior Associate
  • South Brooklyn Legal Services, Housing Attorney, 1991 to 2008
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