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Karl Dowden Law.
Real Estate Law, Simplified.


With over 6 years of legal experience and handling hundreds of client matters focused on the practice of commercial leasing, real estate transactions and housing court litigation throughout the New York City metropolitan area, Karl Dowden is a real estate attorney with the experience to make real estate law simple for his clients. He has offices in Westchester County (located in downtown White Plains) as well as in New York City (located in midtown Manhattan across the street from Grand Central).

Karl Dowden has represented landlords and tenants in commercial leasing matters, residential and commercial purchasers and sellers, property owners in commercial refinances as well as commercial and residential landlords and tenants in housing court litigation.

Karl Dowden is a proud alumnus of SUNY Geneseo and Brooklyn Law School. He graduated from Brooklyn Law School with a Certificate in Real Estate Law, highlighting his dedication to practice in the field early in his career.

Practice Areas

Residential Purchases and Sales

Commercial Purchases, Sales and Refinances

Commercial Leasing

Assignments and Subleases

License Agreements for Temporary Office Spaces

License Agreements for Pop-Up Retail Stores & Food Halls

Location Agreements for Film Shoots

Landlord/Tenant Litigation

Ready to simplify your legal matters?


New York City – Westchester – New Jersey

Admitted to practice in New York and in New Jersey.

Selected to the 2020 New York Metro Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers.

On the Executive Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association, Real Property Section.

Active member of the New York State Bar Association and the NYSBA Real Property Forum.

Active member of the New York City Bar Association and the NYCBA Small Law Firm Committee.

“I’m not typically one for reviews or testimonials but Karl definitely deserves one due to his tremendous work ethic.

Karl was prompt and responsive to each of my questions and requests. He regularly follows up with me and has proven himself to be diligent and thorough.

I highly recommend him to anyone who needs legal help involving real estate.”


– Matthew Critelli, Real Estate Agent
New York, New York


White Plains
445 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 1102
White Plains, New York, 10601

60 East 42nd Street, Suite 4600
New York, New York 10165


(914) 979-2105


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