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With unsurpassed expertise, Gallet Dreyer & Berkey, LLP attorneys are frequently called upon to comment on business, financial, political and legal developments around the world as well as on the implications of big deals, noteworthy cases, community news, and proposed legislation.

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  • May I Steal A Part Of Your Backyard?
    May 2019 | By: Randy J. Heller, Esq.| GDB 2019 Spring Newsletter

    The doctrine of “adverse possession” remains one of the most interesting facets of real property law.  The possibility that your neighbor can take ownership of some of your property through your own inattentiveness continues to fascinate and confound homeowners. What makes it so interesting is the counter-intuitive way it works. Giving permission for your neighbor to occupy your land denies him any claim.  But refusing his encroachment may cause you to lose the disputed strip.  Here’s how that dichotomy played out in a recent appellate case.

  • Misconceptions About Bankruptcy
    May 2019 | By: Mark B. Brenner, Esq. | GDB 2019 Spring Newsletter

    Bankruptcy is a complex area of the law. What most people know about bankruptcy, including lawyers who don’t practice it, is often incorrect. The following are a few of the more common misconceptions about filing for bankruptcy. 

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  • Q&A: Stock Certificate Problem
    April 2019 | The Cooperator

    In the April issue of The Cooperator, GDB partner Marc J. Luxemburg answers a coop board member's question regarding a shareholder's stock certificates in the coop.

  • A Bigger Role for the Board Secretary
    March 2019 | Habitat Magazine

    GDB attorneys Peter R. Massa and David L. Berkey are both quoted in this Habitat Magazine article on NYC's new conflict of interest law requiring board secretaries to keep detailed records on contracts.

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  • VIDEO: Legal Game Changers for Boards: Conflict of Interest
    Fall 2018 | Habitat Magazine

    David L. Berkey, Esq., head of GDB's Coop and Condo Law Practice, opining on conflicts of interests for boards

  • Insurance for Coops
    2/2018 | Habitat Magazine: David L. Berkey, Esq.

    Senior partner and head of GDB's Cooperative and Condominium Law practice, David L. Berkey, discusses issues related to coops and insurance.