Real Estate & Land Use

The attorneys in our Real Estate and Land Use Practice Group forge innovative, reasoned solutions to facilitate development that is compatible with public policy and community values. This unique collaboration demands not only a deep understanding of the law but of the highly nuanced practical, political and public relations aspects of complex, land use and development projects.

The firm's experience extends from acquisition, development and finance of commercial and residential property, to drafting and negotiation of commercial leases, management of large due diligence evaluations, structuring of multi-property acquisitions, regulatory analysis and compliance, to permitting, including defense and appeals.

Our creative and pragmatic approaches emphasize workable solutions to achieve practical results with highest value. Our group includes attorneys with significant business experience, including attorneys who have served as in-house counsel to shopping center and development companies. We are experienced advisors to municipalities, lenders, developers, investors and holding companies, management companies and commercial landlords and tenants in:

When the issues in real estate include litigation, our experience extends to:

  • Eminent domain/condemnation and land use;
  • Quiet title actions;
  • Construction defect;
  • Partitions and other owner disputes;
  • Lien enforcement or removal