David J. Gerard

David Gerard LawyerDavid Gerard is a lawyer and the founder of Gerard Law Firm. He has been representing clients in the NY area since 2007. David utilizes his 10+ years of legal experience to provide quality representation in a diverse range of areas including real estate, intellectual property and business/start-up support.

Dave assists clients in connection with matters such as commercial and residential real estate purchases and sales, condo/co-op conversion, contracts and negotiations, company formation, music publishing rights administration, landlord-tenant disputes, trust and estates matters, collection matters and both state and Federal litigation scenarios. He represents clients in a wide variety of industries including music, visual and fine arts, real estate, restaurants and other factions of the hospitality/service industry.

“My philosophy regarding legal representation is to remain focused on the client, gain a deep understanding of their needs, act as a true counselor and become a trusted advisor.”

David earned a specialization certificate in Intellectual Property at Brooklyn Law School and is extremely well versed in the complexities of intellectual property issues, including trademark and copyright registration and rights enforcement, intellectual property agreements and intellectual property litigation.

In addition to being a passionate lawyer, David Gerard is a lifelong New Yorker, a dedicated husband, and a devoted father to two wonderful children and three dogs. He is also known among his friends and loved-ones as an avid fisherman, amateur boxer and unrepentant rock musician.

David J. Gerard Certifications


Certificate in Intellectual Property, Privacy and Media Law


Bachelor of Arts


  • New York State Bar
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York


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