Cheryl Siegel is a partner with BFC. She is a seasoned litigator who concentrates her practice on complex commercial litigation and construction defect litigation, representing her clients in court proceedings, arbitrations, and mediations. She has extensive experience with bringing emergent applications (Orders to Show Cause) for injunctive relief, when needed to prevent and protect against irreparable harm threatened to her clients.
Cheryl also counsels community associations on a variety of other litigation-related matters, including representing them in contesting major code violations in municipal court and before the Construction Board of Appeals, pursuing resolution of contract disputes, and guiding clients through the maze of issues involved with insurance claims for large casualty losses.
Cheryl also advises clients on a myriad of corporate matters, issues of compliance with fiduciary duty, and the conducting of Board meetings and unit owner meetings and other corporate governance matters.
Cheryl is a 1992 graduate of Yeshiva University, Stern College for Women, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, in Economics. She received her Juris Doctorate degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1994. She is admitted to the bars of the State of New York and New Jersey, and is also admitted to the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Cheryl is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Bergen County Bar Association. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Business Network.
- Yeshiva University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1992)
- Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D., 1994)
- New Jersey State Bar Association
- Bergen County Bar Association
- Community Associations Institute, New Jersey Chapter
- Association of Jewish Attorneys
- New Jersey Business Network
- New Jersey, 1994
- New York, 1995
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Areas of Practice
- Community Associations
- Community Association Litigation
- Condominium Associations
- Construction Claims Against Developers
- Cooperative Corporations
- Corporate Counseling & Governance
- Homeowners’ Associations
- Transition From Developer Control
- Construction Defect Litigation
- Corporate & Business Law
- Corporate & Business Litigation
- Mediation & Arbitration
- Insurance Coverage Disputes
- Non-Profit Litigation
- Individual & Family Litigation
- Non-Profit Organizations
- Individuals & Families
- Land Use & Zoning