Biography

Bruce Cholst is a partner in Herrick's Litigation Department where he focuses his practice on real estate, litigation and cooperative and condominium law.

Bruce represents cooperative and condominium clients in complex sponsor defect and sponsor arrears litigation, shareholder controversies, commercial and residential nonpayment actions, foreclosure suits, vendor claims and board election disputes. He also counsels clients on corporate and governance issues and negotiates their commercial leases and management contracts.

Bruce has served on the New York City Bar Association Sub-Committee on cooperatives and condominiums as well as the New York State Bar Association Cooperative and Condominium Liens Subcommittee.

He frequently writes and lectures and is often quoted in the trade press, The New York Times and The New York Law Journal on issues relating to cooperatives, condominiums and homeowner associations. Additionally, Mr. Cholst published a booklet entitled "When to Litigate, When to Mediate: A Guide to Dispute Resolution for Co-op and Condo Boards."

Bruce has served on two different coop boards for the combined total of 28 years.

Prior to joining Herrick, Bruce practiced law at Anderson Kill P.C.

Memberships & Associations

  • New York City Bar Association, Cooperative and Condominium Subcommittee (2004 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2019 - Present)
  • New York County Lawyers Association, Cooperative and Condominium Subcommittee
  • Queens County Borough President's Cooperative and Condominium Task Force