Our Team

  • LAWRENCE ANDELSMAN, ESQ. <span>CEO, Andelsman Law</span>


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    Lawrence Andelsman, Esq. founded Andelsman Law in 1994, a boutique real estate law firm with a simple mission: to provide unparalleled customer service and a comprehensive range of legal representation to assist lenders, developers and investors efficiently navigate a broad range of transactions. Presently, Andelsman Law is positioned as an industry leading Private Lending Law firmproviding nationwide closing and settlement.

    A 1994 graduate of Hofstra University Law School and an active member of the New York State Bar, Mr. Andelsman is highly adept in all aspects of the real estate industry including acquisition, financing, construction, and sales. Having served for years as outside general counsel and closing attorney for several preeminent NYC real estate investors, Mr. Andelsman garnered a skilled understanding of private/hard money lending and leveraged that knowledge to represent some of the largest private lenders in the New York/New Jersey region. His broad knowledge base quickly established his reputation within the industry as the go-to legal authority within the hard money lending community.

    Mr. Andelsman brings an invaluable multifaceted perspective to the table, enabling him to offer his clientele insightful guidance that translates into tangible results. Over the course of his career as both a highly profitable real estate investor and trusted legal counsel, Mr. Andelsman has successfully closed thousands of private lending and real estate investment transactions across New York City's five boroughs, Long Island and New Jersey. This uniquely hybridized background encompassing extensive, hands-on real estate and legal experience allows Mr. Andelsman to efficiently analyze even the most complex real estate deals from all angles and effectively advise clients through all phases of their respectiveoperations .

    Beyond the firm, Mr. Andelsman is an experienced real estate investor and developer. This first-hand real estate experience underscores Mr. Andelsman's ability to anticipate client needs and provide unparalleled attention to detail throughout every step of the transaction process.

  • AUDRA HORNIG, ESQ.  <span>Senior Associate</span>

    AUDRA HORNIG, ESQ. Senior Associate

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    Audra Hornig served as an Senior Associate in the Bronx DA’s office where she prosecuted high level felons for eight years. Subsequently, she served as General and Compliance Counsel for some of New York’s largest Mortgage Lenders. She oversaw all legal matters and was responsible for all areas of compliance, including writing and implementing compliant Dodd Frank policies and procedures. Ms. Hornig was responsible for federal and state banking audits, as well as training and licensing loan originators.

    After honing her skills for 16 years working in compliance, Ms. Hornig departed the residential mortgage industry and joined the Law Offices of Lawrence Andelsman, P.C. as a senior associate. Ms. Hornig handles private and commercial lending transactions for the firm. She also provides general counsel to private and non-bank lenders in the areas of compliance, regulation and general corporate matters.

    Ms. Hornig graduated from George Washington University in 1990 and Brooklyn Law School in 1993. She is a member of both New York and New Jersey Bar Associations.

  • Jay Moses <span>Chief Operating Officer</span>

    Jay Moses Chief Operating Officer

    In his role as Chief Operating Officer at Andelsman Law, Jay oversees all non-legal, business operations for the firm. Jay brings a broad and diverse background in strategic leadership and execution, and business transformation and process optimization. Most recently, Jay served as a consultant with Andelsman Law Group, as well as, Intrado (an Apollo Global Management Company) in the Cloud Collaboration Group. Prior to Intrado, Jay held a variety of leadership positions during his ten-year tenure at Stericycle Inc., where he last served as VP, Operations Support (Real Estate Management), in the Communications Solutions Group. Previously, he held senior leadership positions at MEDFONE Inc., which was acquired by Stericycle, and Olympus America Inc.. Jay began his career as a Drilling Engineer with StrataBit Corporation. Jay holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, both from Marietta College.

    Jay and his wife, Jamie, are the proud parents of their 3 daughters and family dog, CC. Jay is an avid Knicks, Tulane, University of Delaware and Ohio State sports fan, and enjoys golfing in his leisure time.

  • VERA ANTLITZ  <span>Office Manager</span>

    VERA ANTLITZ Office Manager

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    Vera is the office manager and a seasoned paralegal with more than 30 years experience handling all aspects of real estate and lending transactions. Vera is well recognized for her expertise with complex title issues, foreclosures and short sales. She has attended and closed thousands of residential, commercial and lender transactions. Her attention to detail and responsive and helpful nature has allowed her to establish and foster relationships with clients as well as within the real estate and institutional lending communities.

  • NALINI RAMCHARAN <span>Operations Manager</span>

    NALINI RAMCHARAN Operations Manager

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    Nalini is the operations manager of the firm. Nalini is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the firm ensuring that transactions run smoothly from inception until closing. Nalini is an expert in client relations and communication. She has been with the firm since 2011.

  • SARA CHANG <span>Senior Paralegal</span>

    SARA CHANG Senior Paralegal

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    Sara is a senior paralegal with over 15 years of experience in real estate and banking. Prior to working with the firm, Sara served as lead paralegal on condominium developments in Brooklyn. Sara has been with the firm since 2015 and presently handles private lending transactions in New York and New Jersey.

  • VICKRAM LOOTAWAN <span>Senior Paralegal and Closing Specialist</span>

    VICKRAM LOOTAWAN Senior Paralegal and Closing Specialist

  • AMY ANDELSMAN <span>Controller</span>

    AMY ANDELSMAN Controller

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    Amy Andelsman began her career at Ernst and Young’s Personal Financial Consulting national office located in New York City. Amy served as a senior financial planning counselor responsible for providing financial and retirement planning education to employees of Ernst and Young’s large national corporate clients. Amy provided on site education utilizing Ernst and Young’s proprietary software through one-on-one counseling and company-wide seminars. After honing her skills in accounting and financial services, Amy served as controller and portfolio manager for Best Homes Direct a real estate investment and development company in New York City. Amy oversaw all aspects of development and operations including accounting, finance, construction, asset management, risk analysis and property management.

    Amy’s management of financial operations includes firmwide accounting operations, financial planning, and financial reporting and analysis. As a member of the firm’s senior leadership team, her primary objective is to support the achievement of the firm’s strategic plans, profitable growth, and operations. Amy has over 15 years of law firm management experience.

    Amy graduated from George Washington University with a BBA in International Finance in 1990 and earned her MBA in Accounting at Fordham University in 1997.

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