At Mekhtiyev Law Firm, P.C., we provide extensive knowledge, excellent customer service, and communication. Every transaction is unique, and our attorneys use a personal approach to guide our clients in the right direction for the optimal outcome. We ensure your legal rights are always adequately represented.

We were established in 2014 and since then have been representing clients all over the Tristate area, including Brooklyn, Manhattan, Bronx, Staten Island, Queens, Long Island, and Westchester Counties.

Our team consists of attorneys with past experience as real estate brokers, developers,
and entrepreneurs who bring the benefit of their diverse knowledge and expertise to our clients.

Sergey Mekhtiyev​

Esq – Founder

Zulfiyya Huseynova

Esq. – Associate Attorney

Ronald Vinbaytel

Esq. – Associate Attorney

Svitlana Melnyk


At Mekhtiyev Law Firm we focus on Real Estate, Business Law and Start-Ups as our areas of expertise.
In Real Estate, we represent first time home buyers, sellers, developers, and lenders in various transactions. Whether you are buying your first or tenth home, an investment property, or looking to develop, we guide you through every step of the way.

Starting a new business is stressful but we can provide the necessary tools to set up your business for success. Today it is imperative for a Startup to be prepared and organize correctly before each funding round. We work with various companies and Venture Capitalists in guiding companies from inception to funding to either going public or acquisition.

Reach out to us to find out how our Attorneys can help you optimize your business today.

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Esq - Founder

Sergey Mekhtiyev Esq. is the Founder & Managing Partner at Mekhtiyev Law Firm. Sergey is a distinguished attorney with over 5 years’ experience. His practice focus is on residential and commercial real estate, business law, startups, and general litigation. His unparalleled expertise has seen him extensively and successfully handles unusual complex legal issues while also representing clients in commercial mergers, acquisitions, purchase, and sale of the property as well as representation of private and conventional lenders.

Sergey earned his JD in 2013 from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Previously he had pursued BBA at Pace University – Lubin School of Business. He teaches continuing education courses to real estate brokers on new developments and construction as well as seminars for first time homebuyers. Sergey’s remarkable contribution in the legal field has not gone unnoticed as he was awarded the Super Lawyers title as a Rising Star in 2018, 2019 and 2020 and the AVVO Client’s Choice award. Having been in real estate and business for several years, Mekhtiyev is a competent entrepreneur who applies that experience to his client’s situations. Additionally, he has served
as an Official Member of Forbes New York Business Council.

Zulfiyya Huseynova

Esq. - Associate Attorney

Zulfiyya Huseynova is an Associate at Mekhtiyev Law Firm focusing on residential and commercial real state, commercial leases, and start-ups. Before joining Mekhtiyev Law Firm, Ms. Huseynova worked on several immigration law projects in the U.S.

Zulfiyya completed her LLM (Master of Laws) degree at Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, New York. Zulfiyya is also a graduate from Baku State University School of Law in Baku, Azerbaijan. Her academic and professional experience has exposed her to both common and civil law legal systems.

Zulfiyya has held positions such as Student advisor for LL.M. students, Safe Harbor Clinic, Interpreter, European Law Students Association – Secretary General, ELSA International Human Resources Team member and also participated in the International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition which has been instrumental in her practice.

Zulfiyya is fluent in English, Russian, Turkish and Azerbaijani.

Ronald Vinbaytel

Esq. - Associate Attorney

Ronald Vinbaytel is an Associate Attorney at Mekhtiyev Law Firm. Drawing on over 15 years of industry experience, Ronald is committed to providing each client with the highest level of personal service and integrity. Ronald’s core responsibilities are essential in enabling the team to provide the highest quality service for each transaction, particularly when it involves new development condominiums. Ronald is one of the founders of Vinbaytel Developments, LLC, a real estate development company that focuses on ground up construction for boutique condominiums as well as commercial real estate throughout the entire NYC area.

Ronald began his career in real estate in 2005, and over the years has had the opportunity to hold several roles with expanding responsibilities that range from starting and selling his own businesses, to investing, developing and managing construction projects. Ronald has sat on all sides of the closing table, including as a seller, purchaser, and real estate broker, in numerous transactions.

A lifetime learner, Ronald earned a Bachelors Degree degree in Political Science and Psychology from Touro College. He then made the decision to attend law school and earned his J.D. from Touro Law School. A lawyer by education, Ronald’s true passion is real estate. He saw a career in real estate and business law as the perfect combination of these two disciplines – utilizing the advanced problem-solving skills of a lawyer and applying them to the world of real estate and business law. 

At the Mekhtiyev Law Firm, he leverages his analytical skills to understand what matters most to his clients. Ronald has been heading the new development division at the firm in representing developers, sellers and buyers in diverse range of real estate transactions. This information serves as the foundation for the development of a tailored plan that reflects their lifestyle needs and long-term goals.  

Svitlana Melnyk


My name is Svitlana Melnyk, I am 25 y.o. I was born in Ukraine and moved to the United States in 2017. Before moving to America, I went to Law School (National Academy of Internal Affairs) and received a master’s degree in criminology and criminal procedure. After I moved to the U.S. I started attending an accelerated A.B.A. approved paralegal program in Rockland County, New York (anticipated graduation Spring 2021).  

My experience in the real estate field begun at Meister Abstract Corp. I was working in the title company as a settlement processor. As a title agent, I was dealing with real estate law on a daily basis, and it lured me to look for a job in a law firm where I was able to apply the knowledge gained in the title company and gain practice in the legal field. As of today, I am a paralegal at Mekhtiyev Law Firm, P.C. and also a licensed Notary Public of the State of New York.  

Back in Ukraine, I was volunteering in the Child Protection Service.I was working with abused children and children from disadvantaged families. I was helping children adapt to new living conditions, and conducting psychological games to understand the injuries inflicted on them. 

I am fluent in Ukrainian, Polish, Russian, and English; personable, goal-oriented, strong-motivated, creative, energetic, and eager to grow.