A Edward Major
Specialty in representing institutional lenders on loans secured by real estate including co-operative and condominium buildings and individual apartments; obtaining and refinancing blanket, wrap, and subordinate mortgages; mortgage counsel to institutional lenders and private clients, including drafting loan documentation, preparation of opinion letters.

With this background, we offer diverse experience to our private clients, including those re-locating to the US or England and Wales.


4 years employed by CAHILL, GORDON & REINDEL doing public finance, mortgages, and litigation.

Being admitted to the bar in 3 states, New York, Florida, and New Jersey, as well as England and Wales, he sits on a number of different Committees including Property, International, and Banking Law Committees.

University of Pennsylvania - BA
Pace University Graduate School of Business
Fordham University School of Law - JD, evening program.


Beverley Lewis
Office Administrator and Bank Practice Manager. She was born and raised in England and keeps us all on schedule with the proper work materials. She is a pleasant, but thorough taskmaster. Beverley has received advanced training in management and client counselling skills and has worked for the firm for over 16 years.


Amanda Bernard
Legal Assistant. She is a proficient and willing worker who performs much of our Bank work and fills the gaps.


Claudia Drayton
Legal Assistant. She has a broad background in property, working in both law firms and prominent real estate management companies. She was born and raised in Brooklyn and is detail oriented and possessed of an unfaltering character.

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