Jaime Michelle Cain assists buyers and sellers in all aspects of real estate purchases, refinances, leasing and construction. In addition, Jaime represents local and regional banks in lender financing, including SBA 7(a) and 504 programs. Jaime represents owners, landlords, and investors as part of her practice and provides Fair Housing training and consultation to ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws. Jaime is proficient in commencing and defending summary proceedings on behalf of clients for non-payment and breach of lease. She also defends landlords accused of violating the Fair Housing Act and the New York State Human Rights Law.
Most recently, Jaime has become the coalition leader of Under One Roof, an organization of Upstate New York landlords and property management companies who are urging state lawmakers to address the unintended consequences of the Housing Stability & Tenant Protection Act of 2019. She became a registered NYS Lobbyist earlier this year.
Honors & Achievements
Recognized by The Daily Record as a 2020 Attorney of the Year in the “Leader in Law” category. The Leaders in Law Award honors attorneys who have shown dedication to the legal profession and selfless, tireless commitment to the community.
Super Lawyers (New York) 2013-2015, 2020
Host of #RealEstateRoundTable
Speaking & Writing Engagements
Fair Housing Games (April 2018)
Fair Housing Games (April 2019)
Daily Record, Municipal Code Amended to Prevent Discrimination on Basis of Income
Daily Record, Landlords, No-Pet Clauses and Emotional Support Animals
Frequent Speaker with New York Housing Association (NYHA) and RentPath
Panel Speaker at the Unify Upstate NY Landlords event at Turning Stone Resort and Casino (September 2019)
Coalition Leader & Lobbyist at Lobby Day in Albany, NY (January 2020)
Press Release, Under One Roof Coalition Urges Lawmakers to Reject Good Cause Eviction and Universal Rent Control Legislation
Speaker and host of 2-4 monthly #RealEstateRoundtables in Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse, Albany, and now NYC!
Registered NYS Lobbyist
Coalition Leader, Under One Roof (underoneroofny.org)
Board Member, New York Capital Region Apartment Association (NYCRAA)
Board Member, NAIOP | Commercial Real Estate Development Association