Jeffrey’s practice focuses on real estate development and finance. He has particular expertise in the organization, offer and sale of cooperative interests in realty. He has drafted several of the New York Attorney General’s policy memoranda and regulatory guidance documents concerning the offer and sale of co-operative interests in realty and compliance with New York’s Blue-Sky Law, the Martin Act.
Prior to joining WFW, Jeffrey worked in the Office of the New York Attorney General (Real Estate Finance Bureau), most recently as Special Counsel and prior to that as Chief of Enforcement and Assistant Attorney General. While with the New York Attorney General, Jeffrey led several of the Bureau’s major fraud investigations involving cooperative interests in realty, as well as defending the State in Article 78 proceedings.
Jeffrey is a trained mediator and has facilitated the resolution of numerous disputes between condominium developers and unit owners concerning a variety of financial, construction and governance issues. He has also liaised with state and local officials, real estate industry representatives, elected officials, and members of the Bar to formulate policies that address arising legal issues in real estate development.