General Litigation | Landlord & Tenant Disputes | Co-op and Condo Practice
B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison
J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
• Desmond Moot Court Board
New York State, 2005
Western District of New York Federal and Bankruptcy Courts, 2005
Professional Associations & Memberships
Women in Sports and Events
Member, Small Claims Arbitrators Association
Member, Latina Lawyers Bar Association
Christina Simanca-Proctor joined the Firm in 2008 and is a Partner in the Firm’s Litigation Department. Ms. Simanca-Proctor represents Real Estate Investment Trusts and cooperative corporations in summary proceedings as well as condominium boards in actions commenced in New York State Supreme Court. Ms. Simanca-Proctor regularly represents landlords and developers in negotiations, complex litigations and alternative dispute resolution in an array of areas including commercial and residential leasing, rent regulatory matters, brokerage claims and contracts. Ms. Proctor has successfully defended claims made by the City of New York relating to short term transient use/illegal hotel occupancy, and prosecutes claims in Civil and Supreme Court on behalf of multi-family property owners.
In addition to her litigation practice at the Firm, Ms. Simanca-Proctor is an Arbitrator with the Association of Small Claims Arbitrators of the Civil Court, City of New York and Legal Counsel to the National Women’s Hockey League Players’ Association. Ms. Simanca-Proctor is also an active member of the Latina Lawyers Bar Association.