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September 14, 2018 News

Brett Dockwell Awarded the CRE® Credential from The Counselors of Real Estate®

September 14, 2018 - Brett Dockwell, CRE, a Partner at Morrison Cohen, LLP of New York City has been awarded the CRE® (Counselor of Real Estate) credential by The Counselors of Real Estate®, an international group of high profile real estate practitioners who provide expert advisory services to clients on complex real property and land-related matters.  The credential was awarded in May at the Counselors’ 2018 Midyear Meetings in Chicago.

Dockwell is a Partner in Morrison Cohen’s Business Litigation Department and Chair of the Firm’s Valuation Disputes Practice Group His practice focuses on commercial disputes involving real estate, especially property-valuation disputes and rent-reset determinations   Dockwell also handles mezzanine and mortgage financing disputes, including foreclosures, on behalf of investors, lenders and borrowers, and he represents tenants and landlords in commercial lease disputes.

Membership in The Counselors of Real Estate is selective and is extended by invitation only, attesting to the practitioner’s expertise and proven competence in his or her chosen area of real estate. Members receive the CRE credential in recognition of proven superior problem-solving ability.  Once invited to membership, Counselors must adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Practice.  Counselors are recognized in the marketplace as having consistently demonstrated the highest levels of knowledge, experience, integrity, and judgment. Fewer than 1100 real estate professionals currently hold the CRE credential. 

The Counselors of Real Estate, established in 1953 and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, is an international professional organization whose members provide objective, reliable advice and counsel on matters affecting all forms of real property in the United States and abroad. Members include ranking representatives of real estate consulting, financial, legal and accounting firms as well as leaders of Wall Street, government and academia.