In 1995 David Weinraub and Catharine Grad founded Grad & Weinraub, LLP. David represents tenants before the trial courts, at the DHCR, and before appellate courts. He has an active practice representing tenants in all types of eviction cases, with particular expertise in non–primary residence, owner-use and sublet proceedings. David also represents tenant associations that are attempting to compel the landlord to maintain essential services in the building.
David Weinraub also has an active transactional practice, representing both sellers and buyers of condominiums, houses and coops. He reviews and negotiates commercial leases and litigates on behalf of commercial tenants. He is a volunteer attorney at various tenant’s rights clinics throughout the city.
Prior to founding Grad & Weinraub, LLP, David worked at Housing Conservation Coordinators, Inc., a community organization representing individual tenants and tenant associations in the Hell’s Kitchen section of Manhattan and at the Community Law Office of the Legal Aid Society in East Harlem, where he worked in the Housing Development Unit. At the Legal Aid Society, he represented tenant associations in litigation against their landlords and defended tenants in eviction proceedings.
David Weinraub graduated from the City University School of Law in 1988. While in law school, David clerked for the Honorable James Francis, Magistrate, S.D.N.Y. He has been honored by the Legal Aid Society, the Housing Conservation Coordinators and the West Harlem Coalition for contributions to the preservation of affordable housing and to his representation of tenants in Housing Court. David Weinraub graduated from the University of Wisconsin (1980, History, with honors).