Primary Practice AreasCooperative and Condominium Law
Real Estate Law
EDUCATIONBoston College Law School, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts J.D., 1974
- Finalist, Wendell F. Grimes Moot Court Competition and Best Brief Award, 1973
- Executive Director, Boston College Legal Assistance Bureau, 1972-1974
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ, 1970-B.A. cum laude
- Major: Political Science
- New York, 1975
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1975
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1975
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit, 1976
- Massachusetts, 1977
- U.S. Supreme Court, 1978
- U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, 1980
- Pennsylvania, 1981
For more than thirty years, Mr. Berkowitz has handled a variety of litigation from trials through appeals, in all courts in New York with respect to every aspect of real estate law.
These matters include partnership disputes; transaction disputes; disputes between cooperative and condominium boards and shareholders and owners; disputes between boards and sponsors and professionals and contractors; and commercial and residential disputes concerning conditions, terms of lease, and the like.
He has served as a volunteer Special Master in Supreme Court, New York County mediating real estate disputes in pending actions since May 1997, and as a volunteer Judge at New York University Law School’s moot court program since 1981.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Association of the Bar of the City of New York – Member, Committee on Condominium and Cooperative Law, 1994-1995
- New York County Lawyers Association - Supreme Court Committee - Member 1985 to present, Co-Chair 2008-2012
- Judge, Yale University School of Law Mock Trial competition, December 2016