Managing Partner & Co-Chair of the Real Estate Department

Managing Partner of Dorf & Nelson LLP, Jon A. Dorf represents a wide range of business clients from start-up entrepreneurial ventures to established multi-million dollar companies.

As Co-Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department, Mr. Dorf handles transactions involving the finance and purchase and sale of large commercial properties as well as leasing arrangements on behalf of owners and tenants. He has been instrumental in many large scale and high profile real estate transactions.

In the last few years, the firm has handled commercial real estate transactions totaling approximately half a billion dollars. In the corporate arena, Mr. Dorf advises clients on the sale and purchase of businesses, the implementation of internal agreements (shareholder agreements, operating agreements, and related governance agreements), and the negotiation of contracts. He also counsels businesses on matters relating to their growth, strategic planning, and litigation needs.

Mr. Dorf offers both legal and practical perspectives to his clients, drawing upon his own experience as the firm’s managing partner, former Chair of the Committee on Law Practice Management for The New York State Bar Association, and present Chair for the Westchester County Bar Association’s Law Office Management Special Committee. He was also Vice Presi- dent of the Westchester County Bar Association where he also served on the Board of Directors. Mr. Dorf also serves on the Board of the Business Council of Westchester and as its General Counsel and is a Board Member of the Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation. Additionally, for approximately seven years, he served as a Town Prosecutor for the Town of Ma- maroneck and was also a member of the Harbor Commission of the Village of Mamaroneck. Mr. Dorf is a past President of the Orienta Point Association, Inc., a community organization of more than 500 homes, including his own, where he resides with his wife and two daughters.

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