Mr. Dreyer has over 40 years of experience in corporate, mergers, finance and real estate law. Mr. Dreyer heads up the Firm’s corporate and real estate practices. Using a personal, hands-on approach, Mr. Dreyer has an established reputation working with businesses – both domestic and international – in all stages of development and has a niche practice in closely-held businesses. Specific transactional expertise includes: representing lenders and borrowers in loan arrangements; the purchase, sale and financing of various assets (including debt and real estate) and businesses; devising optimal ownership and buyout structures for closely-held businesses; providing advice on joint venture, investment and venture capital transactions; preparing and negotiating manufacturing, supply, distribution, employment, consulting, management, independent contractor, investment, operating, partnership, shareholder, leasing and a wide-range of other commercial agreements; and working with foreign companies to establish business operations in the United States.
Prior to joining Mantel McDonough Riso, LLP, Mr. Dreyer was a partner of the law firms of Jenkens & Gilchrist Parker Chapin LLP, and Baer Marks & Upham LLP. He was a member of the Law Review of Hofstra University School of Law, where he obtained a Juris Doctor degree to complement the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws degrees he holds from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Perri Blitz is an associate in the firm’s matrimonial department. Ms. Blitz brings special expertise to matrimonial disputes involving complex and sophisticated financial and business issues. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Blitz was an associate at Kirkland & Ellis in New York City and Jones Day in Tokyo, where she advised business clients on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions.
Ms. Blitz earned her law degree in 2017 from New York University School of Law, where she was a Robert McKay Scholar. She received her undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University.