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Claude Szyfer
Stroock, Stroock & Lavan

Claude Szyfer concentrates his work in antitrust, commodities and derivatives law, real estate litigation and counseling and general litigation. Mr. Szyfer has participated in both jury and non-jury trials in both Federal and State Court, and has an active antitrust counseling practice. Mr. Szyfer’s antitrust work has involved representing both plaintiff and defendants in actions involving many different issues, including:

  • Defending various real estate brokerage firms in connection with an investigation conducted by the Department of Justice concerning issues relating to Section 1 of the Sherman Act
  • Counseling multiple listing services, trade associations and real estate brokerage firms in connection with general antitrust issues involving the purchase and sale of real property
  • Defending a real estate trade association and numerous of its constituent members in an antitrust action involving allegations regarding the suppression of competition in the listings technology marketplace

Gregg Larson
Clareity Consulting

Gregg Larson has over thirty years’ experience in the MLS and real estate information industries, including sales, market research, new product design, market development, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, MLS regionalization and governance, MLS system and vendor selection, and Internet consulting. In 1996, he co-founded Clareity Consulting, an internationally recognized Real Estate Information and Internet consulting firm. Gregg is highly respected throughout the real estate industry for his leadership, vision and creativity, new product design and marketing skills, and successful technology and Internet strategies. Gregg has been honored as one of the Inman News 100 – the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders.

Matt Cohen
Clareity Consulting

Matt Cohen has been Clareity Consulting’s Chief Technologist for almost 20 years. He has consulted for many of the top Associations, regional MLSs, large brokerages and franchises, and a wide variety of information and technology companies that service the real estate industry. MLSs, Associations and franchises look to Matt for help with system selection and negotiation, business planning, and security assessments. Real estate software and technology providers look to Matt for assistance with product planning, software design, quality assurance, usability, and security assessments. Matt has spoken at many industry events, has been published as an author in Stefan Swanepoel’s “Trends” report and in a variety of Association magazines, and Inman News listed him as one of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in 2013.

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