The Real Estate Section is made up a highly experienced attorney, paralegals, and administrative assistants.. Through teamwork, the Real Estate Section is able to provide full-service legal representation in transactional and litigation matters in every phase of real property acquisition, financing, development and ownership. The depth of our experience, combined with the expertise of our colleagues in environmental and commercial law enables us to handle all real estate transactions from the residential closing to complex commercial real estate matters.
Real Estate Acquisition and Development
We assist buyers and sellers in every aspect of the purchase or sale of residential and commercial property. Our services include the negotiating and drafting of letters of intent, purchase and sale agreements, leases, site development agreements, oil and gas leases, condominium and planned community development documents. We conduct closings on behalf of buyers, sellers and lenders.
We represent commercial and residential developers and corporate and industrial entities in the acquisition of state and local authorizations for all forms of residential, commercial and industrial projects. This includes counseling in zoning, site plans, subdivision matters, and related litigation before municipal and county boards and agencies. We negotiate and draft architectural and construction contracts on behalf of owners, architects and contractors.
Our lawyers represent real estate lenders, borrowers and investors in all types of financial transactions, including refinancing, property acquisition loans, development and construction loans, and project and permanent financing. Our services include the negotiation and preparation of loan agreements, promissory notes, mortgages, security agreements, guaranties, hazardous materials agreements, collateral assignments of leases and all other instruments that are part of secured lending.
We also represent clients in all other areas of real estate litigation, including actions involving tax sales, zoning, rescission, specific performance, condemnation, partition, foreclosure, receivership, eviction, agreements of sale, construction defects, commission claims, title issues, quiet title, and mechanic's liens.