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David Lawrence Ganje

Commercial real estate Attorney

5.0   4 reviews
  • State Years
    South Dakota - SD 48 years
    New York - NY 34 years
    North Dakota - ND 42 years
  • Licensed for 48 years
    State SD
    Acquired 1976
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 34 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1990
    Resigned No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 42 years
    State ND
    Acquired 1982
    Voluntarily Not Licensed No misconduct found

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5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by Stephen | January 31, 2011
David givesExcellent Representation and a Great Individual to work with, great problem solver and negotiator
David Ganje has represented my business for many years and in a number of different capacities. David has always provided excellent representation and the result has been tremendous cost savings for my business. David has always kept in contact with me regarding my cases, has promptly responded to my questions, and has explained things in a clear and understandable fashion. In addition David's staff is courteous and friendly. I would recommend David to any business seeking representation.
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Posted by Glenn | January 28, 2011
Highly recommended by Upstate NY LRIG, Inc.
I am President of the local chapter of an international organization of professionals from the private, government and academic sectors working in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, genomic and other areas. David Ganje and his staff have provided me and my organization with tremendous representation. David's office has always taken pains to keep in constant contact with me regarding my organization's legal issues while at the same time being courteous and approachable. I would recommend Mr. Ganje to anyone seeking quality legal representation.
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Posted by Arthur | October 5, 2010
The Center for Facial Plastic Surgery
Working with David Ganje has been a pleasure. I have worked with Mr Ganje's Office on business law matters effecting my practice as well as personal matters. David and his staff have always been courteous and hospitable to my needs. Further, David’s work product and legal tactics are intelligent and thoughtful, while his planning has proven fruitful for both me and my business. I would recommend David to anyone in need of business legal advice.
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Posted by Craig | July 9, 2010
Craig S. Fawcett Managing Partner Employee Benefits Center, LLC
David is a very conscientious and thoughful attorney. He has very good skill sets in many areas of law. Well worth a call and possible retainer. I beleive his midwestern roots add an additional genuine quality as a professional.


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AVVO RATING 8.8 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Former Arbitrator
  • National Arbitration Form
  • 2005 - 2009
  • Authorized Office of Court Administration New York Court System Designated Court Authorized Receiver and Referee
  • 2004 - 2010
  • Member
  • 3rd Department Appellate Division Committee of Character and Fitness
  • 2001 - 2010
  • Chairman
  • State Bar Committee on Creditor and Debtor Law
  • 1988 - 1989
  • Member
  • Board of Directors of Midwest Savings and Loan, Inc.
  • 1986 - 1987
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  • University of South Dakota School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1976
  • University of South Dakota
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1973

Sample of Legal Cases

  • CIT Technology v. Tricycle Enterprises, 13 A.D.3d 783 (2004)
  • Order for the Plaintiff, CIT Technology, Affirmed
  • In Re Lawrence United Corporation, 221 B.R. 661 (1998)
  • The court granted the purchaser's motion to compel.
  • In re Snyder, 198 BR 9 (1996)
  • The court awarded the creditor a judgment against the debtor, declared that the creditor's judgment was nondischargeable, and dismissed the debtor's counterclaims.


  • Capital District Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Bioconnex
  • Member
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  • Capital Area Technology Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Albany Law School
  • Adjunct Professor
  • N/A
  • Augsburg University School of Law
  • Adjunct Professor
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  • Northern State University School of Business and Industry
  • Adjunct Faculty Member
  • N/A
  • Midwest Savings and Loan Association, Inc. of Aberdeen, SD
  • Member, Board of Directors
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  • Environmental Conservation Commission
  • Commissioner
  • N/A
  • Committee on Character and Fitness, Third Judicial District, State of New York
  • Member
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  • South Dakota State Bar
  • Member, Former Chairman, Creditor and Debtor Law Committee
  • N/A
  • Commercial Law League of America
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Boys and Girls Club of Aberdeen, SD
  • Former President
  • N/A
  • Appalachian Mountain Club
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Adirondack Mountain Club
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • German
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • 2010 New York Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Upstate New York Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • 2008 Upstate New York Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyers
  • New York State Super Lawyers
  • 2007
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Speaking Engagements

  • New York State Bankers Association
  • Banking account recoupments and setoffs
  • N/A
  • Dorfman & Robbie
  • Business Workouts and Reorganizations
  • N/A
  • American Bankers Association
  • Banking transactions and secured creditors
  • N/A

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (2)
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Commercial real estate Attorney | Sep 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Attorney Ganje is a brilliant commercial law practitioner who deals with the firm I work at on a regular basis. We always have the complete trust and confidence that any client referred to him will be treated justly. I recommend him to anyone looking for an ethical lawyer in his area."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Sep 01
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Attorney Ganje is a brilliant commercial law practitioner whose sterling reputation and credits attracted me to his firm. He was knowledgeable, accessible, prudent and practical in his attack of all the issues. His experience dwarfs any other attorney in his field. I heartily recommend him to all business clients and my family in the area."
Commercial real estate Attorney | Jun 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
". Mr. Ganje is a business and commercial law practitioner who has established a very good reputation as a confident and responsive counsel to his clients. I have personally experienced several mattes with him and find his expertise very solid and his communication skills very professional. I could recommend him without hesitation to business clients."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy
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Commercial real estate Lawyer David Lawrence Ganje
David Lawrence Ganje
Commercial real estate Attorney
Licensed for 48 years