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Hal N. Beerman is a shareholder in the Real Estate Operations Practice. He focuses his practice on commercial real estate litigation with an emphasis on commercial lease litigation, ownership disputes, construction disputes, party wall issues and mechanic’s liens. Hal also has wide-ranging experience with general commercial litigation in state and federal courts.


  • Real estate litigation
  • Construction disputes
  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Premises liability



  • Fordham University School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy, 2004-2007

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Litigation - Real Estate, 2024
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2023
    • "Rising Stars," 2016-2017
  • Team Member, U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, Best Law Firms Edition, "Law Firm of the Year," Real Estate - Litigation, 2017 and 2022
  • Team Member, Chambers & Partners USA Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, 2018 and 2022
  • Member, Florida Bar Association
  • Member, New York City Bar Association
    • Member, Litigation Committee
  • Member, Queens County Bar Association


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2002
    • Associate Editor, Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, 2001-2002
    • President, Student Bar Association, 2001-2002
    • Recipient, Dean’s Special Achievement Award, 2002
    • Recipient, Archibald R. Murray Award for Public Service 
  • B.A., Tufts University, 1999
    • Member, Varsity Golf Team
  • Florida
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York