NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Montgomery McCracken announced today that nine attorneys and additional staff from the New York-based Schechter & Brucker, P.C. have joined the Firm. The addition of the Schechter & Brucker attorneys to Montgomery McCracken's existing cooperative and condominium practice will give Montgomery McCracken one of New York City's largest real estate practice groups focused on cooperative and condominium law. Howard Schechter joins the firm as a co-chair of Montgomery McCracken's Cooperative and Condominium Group alongside current chair, Phyllis H. Weisberg.
"We are thrilled that the attorneys of Schechter & Brucker are joining us," said Louis A. Petroni, Chairman of Montgomery McCracken. "Building a strong presence in New York City has always been a key part of our growth plan and this group is a natural fit for us."
"The Schechter & Brucker attorneys bring a wealth of experience to our cooperative and condominium law practice, and should also bolster our firm in other areas including general real estate, commercial lending, corporate and related litigation," he added.
Schechter & Brucker's Managing Partner Andrew P. Brucker said, "We are excited to be joining Montgomery McCracken. We can now offer our clients the broad range of services, depth of experience and resources that Montgomery McCracken provides. It's a win-win for our clients and for us."
"The group will be a valuable addition to the Montgomery McCracken team," said Weisberg. "We are all looking forward to working with our new colleagues."
Schechter & Brucker has provided counsel to cooperative corporations and condominium associations for nearly 30 years. The Schechter & Brucker attorneys will enhance Montgomery McCracken's existing real estate practice, including sales and acquisitions, commercial leasing, subsidized housing programs, rent regulation, financing and lending. They represent numerous banks, as well as Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae lenders.
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