David Skaller


Practice Areas

Commercial Real Estate Litigation | Landlord and Tenant Disputes | New York City’s Condo and Co-op Law Firm


Lehigh University, 1983 BA in Government
St. John’s School of Law, 1986

Bar Admissions


Professional Associations & Memberships

NY County bar Association, Former co-head of the Housing Court’s 40th Anniversary, Former member of the Special Commission on the Future of the New York City Housing Court

David Skaller joined Belkin · Burden · Goldman, LLP in 1989 and is co-head of the firm’s Litigation Department.

Mr. Skaller’s areas of practice include non-primary residence, succession, nuisance, holdovers, commercial litigation, buyouts, demolition.

Notably, Mr. Skaller successfully represented the owner in the non-primary residence proceeding of Emil v. Carey which was one of the first proceedings to allow video recordings into evidence.

Mr. Skaller has lectured at Fordham Law School as well as taken part in mock trials and seminars for Housing Court judges and court attorneys.

In the era of COVID Mr. Skaller has expanded his practice to address the changing laws and issues in the realm of Landlord-Tenant matters both residential and commercial.

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