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Since 1950, we have led the effort to permanently protect nearly 110 million acres of wilderness. We have been at the forefront of nearly every major public lands victory.


Our Mission

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Bedford has helped accomplish over 200 of its partners’ major conservation goals. They inspire everyone to care for the planet.
— John Smith, Nature Conservancy Magazine

New York Legal Assistance Group

Staff Attorney, Storm Response Unit

New York, New York

  • Represented low-income New Yorkers impacted by Superstorm Sandy in foreclosure matters

  • Negotiated work-outs with lenders, prepared mortgage modification packages, and advised clients whether to conduct a short sale, deed in lieu transaction, or obtain a modification

  • Extensive legal writing and oral argument experience in litigation and foreclosure matters

  • Drafted pleadings, motions, and discovery requests; made court appearances, argued motions, arbitrated insurance claims, and counseled clients on administrative agency decisions

  • Successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation cases in New York Supreme and Civil Courts against public utilities, contractors, banks, and insurer

Cushman & wakefield, Inc

Associate Director, Valuation Services

New York, New York - Paris, France

  • Appraised in excess of $20 billion worth of commercial real estate over a five-year period in New York City and Paris, France for disposition and financing purposes

  • Executed real estate valuations of office buildings, retail properties, vacant land parcels, ground leases, and development projects in New York City and Western Europe

  • Notable appraisal assignments include the Barclays Center arena development site in Downtown Brooklyn; the AIG New York City office building portfolio; the highest grossing regional shopping centers in France; the largest regional shopping center in Greece, and; a portfolio of supermarkets and hypermarkets in Mauritius