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Zimmet Law Group, P.C. is a full-service law firm based in New York City. With lawyers admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, we provide a spectrum of legal services to both individuals and corporate clients. Our team of innovative problem solvers, skilled negotiators, and experienced litigators find creative solutions and produce results for clients facing difficult circumstances.

We treat our clients with respect and understanding, building a reputation for honest, straightforward, and aggressive representation when needed. Whether your legal matter can be solved through negotiation or requires the talents of our skilled litigators, we can help. Contact our firm for a FREE 30-MINUTE CONSULTATION to discuss your legal matter.

Our Areas of Practice

Quality Legal Services

Zimmet Law Group, P.C. is a full-service law firm that handles a wide variety of legal matters for clients in New York City and the surrounding suburbs. Focused on providing personal attention and high-caliber legal services, clients regularly turn to our firm when facing issues related to family law, estate planning and administration, real estate, commercial litigation, business law, and landlord-tenant disputes. In order to accommodate prospective clients, we represent people with group legal plans and those without. Contact our firm to discuss your legal matter.

Family Law

Matrimonial issues represent a stressful time for a family. We understand the emotional and the financial impact of a divorce and that the issues will affect you and your children for years to come. Zimmet Law Group, P.C. handles an array of family law matters, including, but not limited to divorce, child custody, child support, child visitation, division of assets, high net worth divorces, post-judgment actions, prenuptial agreements, relocation, alimony, adoption, and domestic violence. Our firm also provides mediation services to help spouses avoid litigation.

Wills, Trusts & Estates

Whether you are planning for the future of your estate, your end-of-life care or need a comprehensive plan to protect your assets, it is important to have quality legal support along the way. Our goal is to carefully prepare your estate for the benefit of your heirs while minimizing taxes. Our firm handles all estate planning and administration legal matters, including, but not limited to wills, trusts, probate, estate administration, advance directive, guardianship, powers of attorney, and estate litigation.

Real Estate

The real estate market in New York is exciting and vibrant. Our firm is honored to be a legal resource to clients across the city who need effective and experienced legal services regarding all matters involving real estate, including residential and commercial property, purchase financing advice and representation, commercial lease agreements, lease assignments and subleases, Section 1031 exchanges, foreclosures, Landlord-tenant disputes, and real estate broker issues.

Commercial Litigation

When litigation is a reality, Zimmet Law Group, P.C. provides the zealous representation and high-caliber legal services commercial clients expect. We are ready to assess the best course of action for each client, tailoring our approach to each specific situation. Our commercial litigation department has significant experience successfully handling collection matters, employment matters, real estate litigation, shareholder and partnership disputes, and contract issues.

  • Family Law

  • Wills, Trusts, and Estates

  • Real Estate Law

  • Commercial Litigation

Brian J. Zimmet, Esq.

Brian J Zimmet, Esq.

Brian J. Zimmet, Esq. is an experienced real estate attorney admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey. He founded the Zimmet Law Group, P.C. in 1994 with the mission of sharing his passion for serving clients with the services they need and the attention they deserve. Since the firm’s inception, Zimmet Law Group, P.C. has grown exponentially, expanding the practice’s focus, but retaining Brian’s vision. With Attorney Zimmet at the helm, the firm strives to forge ongoing relationships with clients and act as a trusted legal resource for people in need.

Mission Statement

Zimmet Law Group P.C. operates on 4 pillars of excellence: Knowledge, Customer Service, Hard Work, and Integrity. Our strong commitment to our core values drives our team to always advocate for our clients’ best interests and deliver to them the best possible results with the best possible service.

  • Knowledge

    With decades of experience, our team also exceeds continuing education standards to stay updated on laws, methods, and trends.

  • Customer Service

    Each staff member is passionate about customer service, going above and beyond to accommodate a client’s needs.

  • Hard Work

    Each attorney’s diligent fighting spirit provides clients with proper representation, working tirelessly for every legal matter.

  • Integrity

    Our firm works ethically and strives to do the right thing for the client, providing forthright legal advice and guidance.

Testimonials From Our Clients

We worked with the Zimmet Law Group for our estate planning. From start to finish they were a pleasure to work with. They were patient and clear while answering all our questions, interpreting forms and the legal language for us to fully understand. I highly recommend working with them.- Donna S.

The team I worked with at Zimmet walked me step by step through my estate planning and creation of my will. They were easily accessible to answer my questions and made the process easy to understand. I was confident I was in the right hands and my documents were prepared as needed.- Meghan M.

Zimmet Law provided me with totally exceptional legal advice for my Manhattan condominium closing. From start to finish the were as expert and friendly as it is possible to be. They explained every detail of the contract, the closing documents and the steps needed to close. When a disagreement between the seller and myself arose at the last minute, Zimmet Law negotiated a last minute change in the escrow, leading…- Siegfried W.

As I was looking to sell my condo in Brooklyn I found Zimmet Law Group through MetLegal plan offered by my company. I had never worked with Zimmet Law in the past, so I wasn't so confident but based on the rating from Google Review I decided to try. Overall I am extremely satisfied with the help I got from Holly Brown and Michelle. Holly went above and beyond to…- Jay C.

Professionalism at its best took over my case and the process was smooth, filled out a couple of paperwork, had all the help I needed Through out the process and it was quick. I highly recommend Zimmet Law Group specially Venky Anandarangam who was very good at giving me all the information and responded to all my questions. The process took less than three months from start to finish and…- Franklyn R.

The team over at Zimmet Law lived up to their reputation and stellar ratings. They guided us through the process step by step, and took the time to answer all of our questions. They are kind, patient, and just a pleasure to work with.- W.A.

Zimmet Law Group did a fantastic job dealing with my case. Venky Anandarangam was professional, courteous, and I never felt like just another case number. Everything was explained to me clearly, I was given constant updates, and Venky was always available for any questions or concerns throughout the process. I would be happy to work with them again if the need arose.- J.J.

From start to finish, our experience with Zimmet Law Group was seamless. We had all of our questions answered, and finished our wills faster than we had expected. We would recommend them for any and all of your family law needs. We were lucky to have found them on our legal plan, but would have chosen them even if they weren't, as they were clearly the best choice.- Alyvia P.

Called for a consultation on a leasing issue. Brian was prepared with the info we had sent over and helped put us at ease. He was very knowledgeable of the NY real estate space as well.- Matt N.

Holly was a great help through the entire process which involved the sale of one apartment and the purchase of another. She found solutions to complex issues and kept a clear line of communication. Highly competent and would highly recommend for other real estate buyers and sellers.- Christopher J.

Very easy to work with, very knowledgeable, and the entire process was very straightforward.- Brendan W.

Zimmet Law Group is outstanding. Each staff member I encountered was wonderful. I worked directly with Venky Anandarangam. He is an exemplary professional. Throughout my experience with him, I appreciated his clear and thorough communication and his incredibly prompt correspondence. Rest assured if you’re working with Venky. He knows what he’s doing. He can be fully trusted and entirely relied upon.- Buddy R.

I used Zimmet Law Group for a matrimonial issue. They took good care of my case, especially Venky Anandarangam. Very careful, respectful, professional, treat me with respect!- Juan B.

Zimmet Law Group P.C is an amazing Law firm. I retained them for my last will and testament and they did a fantastic job in delivering a quality service. Specifically Saliema and Kristin are fantastic. Saliema provided all the paralegal services and clarified every single query. Kristin acted as the attorney and guided us with complexity around successor trustee and successor executor. She went above and beyond and ensured that…- Janki S.

Zimmet Law Group recently helped me sell my coop apartment in Queens. I was dealing with a difficult buyer and I in fact switched to Zimmet Law from another attorney during the initial contract negotiation period. The buyer was adamant with some unreasonable demands but Brian Zimmet helped negotiate to the terms more favorable to me and acceptable to the buyer, hence moved the transaction forward. I am also very…- Phuong N.

We worked with Michelle Geng at the beginning of the year for a real estate transaction in New Jersey. She was professional and knowledgeable about the procedure and legality. She is responsive and sometimes answers our questions at night for our urgent questions. The deal went well and at the close time, Monica was also friendly and helpful so there was no hold up at close either. We understand that…- Ke H.

I have been utilizing Zimmet Law Group services for many issues ranging from my divorce to a house closing.  Venky, in particular, has been invaluable to me.  He truly cares about his clients.  Not only is he responsive in a timely manner but I also can contact him about legal advice in general.  I highly recommend contacting Zimmet for your legal needs.      - Caterina A.

I used Venky Anandarangam for my bankruptcy case.  My case went quickly and painlessly.  I was fully informed at every step.  I highly recommend Venky and Zimmet Law Group.    - Rohan S.

Zimmet Law Group was an absolute pleasure to work with and I highly recommend their practice! I purchased my first home and was referred to them by another attorney with a full caseload. Initially spoke with Brian who walked me through the home buying process. From then on, Jacqueline (Jackie) Brian's paralegal, was my point-of-contact. Jackie could not have been more helpful - she was patient, friendly, and always responded…- Mohamed D.

I used Venky Anandarangam of Zimmet Law Group for my bankruptcy. They were very kind and respectful, especially Saliema.  She took good care of my case.  My case was processed smoothly.  I would highly recommend them!    - Anthony T.

Responsive and professional. Would do business with them again.  - Eric D.

My case in family court was dragging out for several months until I hired Zimmet Law Group. My lawyer, Venky Anandarangam was extremely professional and followed through on his promises to bring my case to an immediate close quickly with a favorable outcome. He delivered in just one hearing. Will absolutely retain them in the future as they offer a wide range of services.      - Greg C.

I was referred to Zimmet Law Group by Hyatt Legal Service for my bankruptcy case.  The firm took good care of my case and quickly resolved my issues.  I highly recommend Venky Anandarangam.    - Rafael M.

Professionalism at its finest! Prompt, organized meetings. Brian is personable and always willing to help. I have dealt with many attorneys in my life and have never had such a pleasant experience.    - Prena K.

Brian's law firm has been representing us for years in a wide variety of matters.  They are always top notch and a pleasure to work with.  Matters are handled quickly and efficiently with excellent results!    - Nicole J.

I used the services of Zimmet Law Group for a legal matter. Venky Anandarangam took great care of my case.  I couldn’t be happier. Thanks.  - Jesus V.

I was first nervous when I went to Zimmet Law Group for my legal problems.  Venky Anandarangam took great care of me and explained everything step by step. I would highly recommend them.    - Vidhaya C.

Vanky was Very professional, absolutely the best!!  - Cliff S.

After a very difficult time in my life, I went to Zimmet Law Group, pc to let them handle my case. Venky Anandarangam and the staff did an amazing job at handling my affairs and which I am beyond thankful to have used their services. Kudos to all involved.- Mika L.

I went to Zimmet Law Group with credit card problems. Venky Anandarangam took care of it quickly and efficiently. I highly recommend him.- Carlos A.

I used Venky Anandarangam, Esq for my immigration case. He explained everything and made my case go smoothly. I highly recommend this firm.- Paula M.

I went to Zimmet Law Group PC for a real estate question. All my questions were answered by Venky Anandarangam. I highly recommend him.- William B.

He's very reliable and works well with all his clients.- Judean R.

I used Venky Anandarangam for my bankruptcy. I highly recommend him and Zimmet Law Group, PC.- Ataul H.

Excellent service and prompt attention.- Nandini S.

I'm very happy with Brian and his team. I may not have been able to close the transaction and buy my first home without the help of Brian and Jacky!! Jacky helped above and beyond for our closing. I'm grateful to Zimmet law and will come back whenever I need legal help!!!- Mahbub A.

Venky Anandarangam of Zimmet Law Group help me with a bankruptcy case. He answered all my questions and made the process painless. I highly recommend Mr. Anandarangam.- Ishmael B.

I recently consulted with Venky Anandarangam for advice on family law. Venky took the time to understand my particular family dynamics and issues and advised accordingly. I've known Venky for a very long time and can say that Venky is an exceptional lawyer who has provided legal guidance on how to best handle different life stages. Venky has assisted me with employment advice, family law, financial advice for myself on…- Jennifer L.

I used Venky Anandarangam Esq. of Zimmet Law Group PC for my bankruptcy. He was fast and efficient. I highly recommend him.- Alex M.

Best advocate ever. There was a legal issue that was outstanding for two years that Zimmet Law Group was able to resolve on my behalf. Kudos to Rayne Sassower and Zimmet Law Group. Thank you Zimmet Law Group, Laurence Gershon.- Laurence G.

I always will recommend this law firm, especially Mr. Venky Anandarangam. Everything went so smooth and quick. Thank you guys...- Nomina V.

Excellent detail oriented attorneys and staff. Always favorable results. Highly recommended.- Manny M.

My lawyer Kristin has been amazing! She worked with a lot of urgency on my case and was very organized and detailed. What I appreciated the most about her, was the fact she was always available even while she was on vacation and nights/weekends.  - Susan N.

Mr. Venky Anandarangam, my lawyer who was taking care of my Civil matter case, did an excellent job getting what I want. I would recommend him to my family and friends and I thank him for all the efforts that he put toward my case.  - Mohamed A.

Michael Posner represented us with both our closings. We first sold our home and then purchased another home and he was very supportive. His service was very good, he always returned methods of communication in a timely manner that met our needs. Thank you very much for your services.  - Mildred O.

I sought out legal help from Zimmet Law Group and the process was flawless. I was always well informed and in a timely fashion. All of my questions were answered, and I never had to wait a long period of time for any information. No one was ever too busy for my questions. Venky and Saliema ensured that my case was seamless from start to finish, and they were honest…- Saudia S.

Michael Posner and his team at Zimmet Law Group offer professional and courteous service. My experience was extremely positive. Mr. Posner is responsive, knowledgeable and pleasant to deal with.  - Suzanna S.

Very thorough, did a great job of explaining all of the documents so I could understand and were terrific at following up.  - Jenny R.

Venky Anandarangam from Zimmet Law Group provided excellent service from beginning to end. Venky and his team made themselves easily accessible. They responded promptly to every email and phone call. All my questions and concerns were addressed and it made me feel comfortable going through with this process. Venky was very knowledgeable, truthful, professional, courteous, and compassionate. Venky and the Zimmet Law Group got the job done. Just want to…- Ithream B.

Zimmet Law group were excellent with my case. Especially my lawyer was very good. Thanks to him for his great job.- Ines C.

Brian's team are attentive and incredibly professional!  I recommend them often.    - Scott H.

Excellent Team! handled my request promptly and professionally. Would definitely recommend.- Lily M.

Brian Zimmet and his team are the utmost professionals. I’ve used this firm to close two real estate transactions. A very special thanks to Jackie Constante, Michael Posner, and Michelle Geng who have been a pleasure to work with.- Joseph C.

Michael Posner and Zimmet Law Group have recently helped me and my family with some real estate transactions.  We were very pleased with their responsiveness, professionalism, and fees.  The transactions were a bit emotional as we were selling our family home and buying a new place for my mom.  Michael was extremely empathetic and very careful to represent my mom's interests.  Thank you to all and I enthusiastically recommend them…- Gianna D.

Zimmet Law Group P. C.  Are very professional and organized. Mr. Venky Anandarangam was very nice and on point with everything he helped me with regarding my bankruptcy case. I would recommend him and the firm to my friends and family for sure.- Felicita C.

Brian and his team, especially Jacqueline responded to each and every one of my emails and calls in a timely manner. They were always polite, professional and explained complex legal terms in layman terms. There were no surprise charges. I used them to purchase an apartment in Manhattan, the transaction went smoothly and without delay, mostly due to their competence and personal attention. I highly recommend Brian Zimmet for those…- Yetish

Brian and his staff are attentive and addressed my concerns.- Annie

Great experience! I recommend it. Everyone is very fast and they don’t ask many questions. My bankruptcy went really fast and easy. Thank you very much.- Jose V.

Excellent experience!!  Michael Posner was very professional and extremely knowledgeable.  He worked with me on settling my mother's estate, which turned out to be a long, frustrating process.  Mr. Posner was patient and always got back to me immediately whenever I had a question or if a new problem arose.  Michael Dallal represented me at the closing, where I was particularly impressed – and grateful!  Mr. Dallal recognized and fought…- Felecia Ham

Amazing service. Venky really went above and beyond what I thought was possible. Really great at following up and delivering true results to resolve my case. During stressful times Venky and Zimmet law group provided excellent support and direction in resolving my case. I Would definitely highly recommend!  - Luis P

Venky did a great job of handling a prenuptial agreement review in a very timely manner and followed-up with me multiple times to make sure everything was in order. Will definitely use him and the law firm in the future for other needs.- Emanuel G

It got done! Everything was done fast and efficiently. I am so happy I was introduced to this firm. Not to mention they were all friendly and helpful.- Cristina C.

Thanks for your prompt responses and for solving my problems. I greatly appreciate your help with my case. Thanks again Mr.Venky Anandarangam, Esq. and Kristin K. Cheney, Esq- Kim F.

Mike was stuck with me for over a year through an arduous short sale process that consumed a decent chunk of his time.  In the end, he provided expert counsel on a dicey split-lot and quitclaim issue to ensure that my interest was protected and that I received the full value that I was paying for.  - Lance D.

My experience with Zimmet Law Group was outstanding. From my first meeting with Mr. Venky Anandarangam and his staff, I was treated with respect and genuine interest. They put me at ease and helped me resolve my case quicker than I had expected. I would definitely use them again if the need arises and recommend them highly to family and friends.  - Luz C

Great staff, Very Helpful and Professional.- Donna W.

I had an important question that needed to be answered and these people were able to send me an answer right away. They have your interest at heart.- Renee Bodie

Caring, professional law firm.  Personal attention when required.  Would highly recommend using this firm.- Gail Hazan

Going through litigation is very expensive and extremely draining, both emotionally and physically. Bill was very understanding of my situation. He worked professionally and swiftly to resolve my aches & pains. I would recommend Bill and the Zimmet group to my friends and associates.- Sudarsan M.

I worked with Venky Anandarangam.  He was great.- Dina Z.

The experience at this firm was exceptional. My attorney, Rayne Sassower, was extremely helpful in the process of my divorce. She answered all of my questions and was extremely professional in court. Brian Zimmet was a terrific consultant in my case, even billing was done in a precise manner. I would recommend this law firm as top notch.- Leslie B.

Brian and team were very helpful and responsive. They answered our questions (and we had a lot). At closing in particular, their representative was very attentive to document completion details to help us avoid potential issues or concerns in the future. Zimmet Law Group is also on the Hyatt Legal Plan, which is an added bonus. We look forward to working with them again on our next, hopefully soon, transaction.…- Heather H.

Excellent service, incredibly professional, very responsive, and extremely competent. Would highly recommend!!- Ranjodh S.

The firm provided excellent professional service for our purchasing. BIG thanks to Jacqueline Constante! We have been strongly recommended the firm to all friends.    - Ken K.

A very professional, careful and helpful lawyer. Mr. Zimmet helped me resolve an issue, which other lawyers had failed to tackle. I highly recommend Mr. Zimmet and his team.- Alex B.

The Zimmet Law Group team were extremely helpful with representing me during the sale of my co-op and addressed all my inquiries in a timely manner (Special Thanks Mike Posner). I would definitely recommend this law firm to anyone seeking a real estate attorney.- KC C

Worked with Brian Zimmet on a purchase of a condo by one of my real estate clients. Brian and Zimmet Law Group were a pleasure to work with. Smooth process and great communication.- Jared H

I was recommended by the Hyatt Legal Plan as I am a member, Michael Posner was awesome, knowledgeable and very efficient in answering my needs. He stayed on top of all my requests and worked with me from beginning to end. Thank you so much!- Indy L

Brian Zimmet created the long-overdue will for me and my wife, and it was a very easy, fast experience. Brian and his team made it go very smoothly and with a minimum of time and inconvenience, which we appreciated very much. Thank you again!- CR

Professionalism, thoroughness, legal acumen, all words I would describe the team at Zimmet Law. We had a very complicated closing up here in Westchester with many moving parts, but Brian and his team made us feel right at ease. I will trust them with all our real-estate transactions. Great job, and thanks.- Steve B

My husband and myself had the pleasure of having Mr Posner handle the legal end of selling our home. He answers every question you throw at him he knows his stuff down to laws timelines and makes himself available via phone email text as often as he can with your concerns. That in itself gives you a complete piece of mind. We highly recommend!!!! Thanks again Zimmet Law and staff!!!!!!- Marina T

Brian Zimmet and his associates at the Zimmet Law Group provided outstanding support and counsel. The closing of my home in Westchester, while complicated, was made less stressful because of Brian's professionalism and superior attention to detail. The legal guidance from Brian and his firm is an excellent value and indispensable component for all my real estate work.- Ira K

It was a pleasure to have worked with them. Jacqueline is great, a super star. She is always on top of the whole process and she always has time for your questions and concerns. Anyone who is looking for a great Law firm for their needs I highly recommend this team. Thank you all!- Steven C

I picked Michael Posner based on recommendation by my realtor. Zimmet Law group is also a member of Hyatt Legal Plan which was a great benefit for us. He was very knowledgeable, efficient, and pleasant to work with. Thank you, Michael for handling our real estate closing efficiently.- Vildan K

Very professional and very thorough group of people. Only complaint in the long run was minor. Only complaint was a key part of my home buying process was not told to me in a timely manner. I didn't seem to get the timely responses at times like how I would have wanted. Overall my experience was a positive one. I recommend Zimmet Law group to anyone. The day that I…- Natalie H

We found Brian and his team very professional and helpful with our negotiation. He was able to steer us in the right direction and gave us very good advice to get out of a difficult situation. His office was recommended to us by our Legal Shield provider here in Canada and we were very pleased to work with someone we could trust, particularly since we were doing all of our…- Frank S

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