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Derek Wolman is a Partner, litigation attorney, and Chair of the Construction, Employment, Healthcare, Hospitality & Restaurant law groups for Davidoff Hutcher & Citron’s New York City office as well as practicing in the firm’s Real Estate law and Co-op & Condominium law practices.


Mr. Wolman also has a long history of representing clients in healthcare law, where his clients include:

  • Academic Institutions
  • Inpatient & Outpatient Facilities (including Article 28, Article 31 and OASAS facilities)
  • Individual, Group & Multidisciplinary Practices

as well as various businesses servicing the healthcare industry.

He has been actively involved in the management of several inpatient medical facilities through the process of reorganization and is recognized as a legal leader in mental health law.  Mr. Wolman’s knowledge and experience in financial matters and mental health issues have led to his involvement in numerous divorce matters involving complex financial issues, child custody, and domestic violence issues.

Mr. Wolman has lectured on the topics of professional responsibility and forensic psychology as well as topics concerning real estate transactions. He has authored chapters and articles on many healthcare-related topics. Mr. Wolman is on the board of directors of not-for-profit healthcare organizations and was for many years counsel to the New York State Psychological Association.



Mr. Wolman has more than 35 years of experience representing clients in a broad range of commercial and residential real estate matters. His experience includes advising clients regarding a myriad of real estate matters, development, purchase and sale, joint ventures, and leasing (including ground leasing) for diverse types of properties including:

  • Affordable Housing Projects
  • Apartment Buildings
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Community Organizations
  • Condominiums & Co-Op Boards
  • Hotels
  • Mixed-Use Properties
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Senior Communities
  • Shopping Centers



  • Metro Super Lawyer 2013-2017, 2019-2021



  • Recognized and rated by Super Lawyers in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020,


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