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Eric Marc Zim became managing partner of Horwitz & Zim Law Group, P.C. (“HZ Law”) in January 1, 2000.

Mr. Zim is a graduate of Hofstra University School of Law. He is a member of the New York State Bar and is admitted to practice in the Southern Federal District Court of New York.

Mr. Zim is the principal trial attorney for the firm. He has engaged in the practice of law for over two decades, and litigated cases on such various and diverse issues as; commercial and transactional real estate disputes, mortgage foreclosures, legal malpractice, brokerage commissions, rent strikes, and lease disputes.

In addition to representing corporate clients, individual building owners, real estate developers and real estate management firms, Mr. Zim brings to HZ Law the additional expertise of handling Landlord & Tenant disputes, having been a Court Attorney for the Civil Court of the City of New York. His trial experience also extends to various Summary Holdover proceedings including owner occupancy and non-primary residence cases.

Mr. Zim has lectured at the Real Estate Board of New York on cooperative and condominium sales contracts. He has been appointed Receiver and Referee in numerous foreclosure actions. The New York City Bar Association frequently refers clients to Mr. Zim based on his extensive experience and qualifications. Likewise, the Rent Stabilization Association recommends Mr. Zim as attorney of choice to represent its members in Landlord & Tenant litigation.

Prior to joining HZ Law, Mr. Zim was associated with Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman, LLP, and Finkelstein Borah Schwartz Altschuler & Goldstein, P.C.

For the last three consecutive years, Development Magazine has ranked Mr. Zim among the “Top 100 Real Estate Lawyers” in the City of New York.

Areas of Practice:


Commercial Leasing

Condominiums & Cooperatives

Litigation & Appeals

Real Estate Law

Residential Real Estate

New York State Trial Practice

Bankruptcy Litigation

Bar Admissions:

New York, 1989

U.S. District Court Southern District of New York


New York University – Business School (B.S., 1986)

Hofstra University School of Law (J.D., 1989)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New York County Lawyers Association

Real Estate Board of New York