Joan F. Garrett has been practicing law for more than 30 years at SDG Law. Joan concentrates on civil litigation, banking, commercial and residential real estate. While working at SDG Law, Joan has been the second seat at many trials and she focuses on discovery, motion practice, legal research and trial preparation.
Joan represents a variety of financial institutions in the residential real estate context. She also represents buyers and sellers in all phases of the real estate transaction process from single family home purchases through the acquisition and financing of commercial properties.
Joan has a BA from Manhattanville College and a JD from Pace University (cum laude) where she was a member of the Law Review. She is admitted in New York State and Connecticut and the Southern District of New York. when she is not practicing law, Joan enjoys traveling, hiking and spending time with her grandchildren.
SDG Law will handle pre-trial procedures including interlocutory hearings, and the port-trial procedures such as costs and enforcement of a judgment for individuals and businesses.
We have prevailed in civil and criminal appeals at many levels. Our attorneys are admitted to handle appeals before the New York’s Supreme Court Appellate Division, the New York State Court of Appeals, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (federal court) and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Representation of sellers and buyers in all phases of real estate transactions from single family home purchase through the acquisition and financing of large-scale commercial development projects.
Represents a variety of financial institutions and borrowers on a multitude of secured lending projects, including commercial, industrial and institutional real property and machinery and other personal property. Advise financial institutions on regulatory and compliance issues.