What makes us better?

Throughout our growth, we have focused on creating a culture and structure that allow the firm to offer a seamless suite of high quality legal services. Here’s how we’ve done it:


Our team is highly skilled in a variety of practice areas to meet the needs of our clients.


We’ve created a collegial firm culture. Just walk down our hallways and you’ll feel a level of openness and collaboration that is uncommon in our profession.

Key Firm Facts

Founded in 1978

Gallet Dreyer & Berkey, LLP was founded in 1978. At that time, our practice was focused on real estate law. We have since expanded into 19 other complementary practice areas.

Recognized Industry Leaders

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have recognized GDB as one of the best law firms in the country.

Skilled & Experienced

Our partners have been named to the Super Lawyers list, appearing in The New York Times.

Yearly Tier 1 Ranking

Our firm has achieved a National Tier 1 Ranking for its Construction Law practice every year since 2015 in the U.S. News & World Report's Best Law Firms Edition.

Fortune 500 Clients

Our clients include businesses that have a need for sophisticated representation. We have handled discreet matters for Fortune 500 companies and other public companies.

Diversity and Inclusion

At GDB we maintain a diverse and inclusive workplace culture. We promote core values of inclusion which are tantamount to success. A diverse team derives high-level results and the capabilities to handle matters from national and international clients.

International Experience

We have extensive international experience dealing with cross-border transactions, asset protection, intellectual property, and taxes. Our attorneys have training in civil law and assist clients in navigating civil law jurisdictions.

Superior Team, Superior Work

Each of our partners has substantial experience and is highly regarded in his or her area of practice. As a result, we are able to provide clients with a superior work product rivaling that of larger firms.

Premier NY Real Estate Firm

We are considered one of the premier real estate firms in the city. Our firm regularly handles multi-million dollar real estate deals and currently represents over 300 cooperative and condominium boards.

Seasoned Litigators

Our attorneys are seasoned litigators. We appear in state and federal court regularly and have a reputation for being willing and able to try a case to verdict when necessary.

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