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The Firm

The law firm of Hauser & Associates, P.C. was established in 1996 by Seth A. Hauser, who has extensive experience in the practice of collection law, commercial litigation and real estate transactions.  Hauser & Associates is well suited to competently serve the legal needs of individuals and businesses of all types and sizes.  The firm's clients range from individuals and sole proprietors to partnerships and large corporations.  The firm is committed to establishing long terms client relationships based upon direct and efficient results-oriented representation and maintaining close personal contact with all clients to accomodate their particular needs.


The Collection Practice

Hauser & Associates, P.C. handles collection claims from initial contact with the debtor to final judgment.  If necessary, the firm pursues post-judgment remedies, including locating bank accounts, garnishing wages and seizing and executing against a debtor's property.  Every effort is made to resolve claims without litigation; however, if pre-litigation efforts do not yield prompt results, the firm will swiftly commence legal action.  Clients are regularly advised of the progress of all claims and all claims are pursued with diligence and tenacity.  Compensation is generally based on a contingent fee arrangement.

The Litigation Practice

Hauser & Associates, P.C. handles a variety of litigation matters ranging from negligence to commercial litigation.  Claims litigated include breach of contract, real estate, financial and brokerage disputes, insurance coverage disputes and actions involving deceptive business practices.  The firm represents both plaintiffs and defendants and may be retained on a contingency basis or hourly rate.  The firm also specializes in consumer rights matters and fair debt practices.

The Real Estate Practice

Hauser & Associates, P.C. has handled hundreds of real estate transactions representing buyers, sellers, managing agents, coops and lenders in both the residential and commercial markets.  A substancial portion of the practice is directed to drafting and negotiating commercial leases.  We are also closing agents and coop attorneys for several New York cooperatives.  Hands on service is provided at fair and reasonable costs.


Seth A. Hauser (email: is a graduate of St. John's University School of Law.  As a results of his years of experience in practice, Mr. Hauser has become a well-known and respected member of the New York collection, commercial litigation and real estate bars.  He is admitted to practice before New York and New Jersey State and Federal Courts. 

Antoinette De Rosa (email: the senior Office Manager, has been with the firm since its inception.  She attended Queensboro Community College and received an advanced paralegal diploma.  Ms. De Rosa supervises the collection practice.  She is fluent in Italian.