Who We Are

Manhattan-based Ganfer & Shore, LLP is a significant force in the fields of commercial and securities litigation and real estate law.

Since the firm’s founding in 1979, Ganfer & Shore has offered the skill, quality service, and sophistication of a large law firm with the responsiveness and efficiency of a small firm.

A wealth of experience and outstanding talent: these are Ganfer & Shore’s strengths that continue to attract clients including Fortune 500 companies, major real estate investors, and other leading law firms.

The high level of quality, expertise and hands-on treatment that Ganfer & Shore offers gives the firm a niche that is unique.

In the News

Recent events, transactions and decisions in which the firm and its attorneys have been recognized or involved:


  • Ganfer & Shore 2014 Legal Leaders as seen in New York Magazine
  • Steven J. Shore selected as one of the top 100 attorneys in New York City by SuperLawyers
  • NYS State Bar elects Mark A. Berman as Vice Chair of its Commercial and Federal Litigation Section for 2014-15
  • Represented cooperative apartment corporation in $25 million refinance of underlying mortgage
  • Counseled investors in acquiring hundreds of unsold condominium and cooperative apartments
  • Represented purchaser of residential transaction highlighted in The New York Times as “most expensive” closing that week
  • Mark A. Berman interviewed by The New York Law Journal in its Q&A column
  • Ira B. Matetsky named Chair of New York American Inn of Court Historical Committee