Our Practice Group has consistently earned the highest ranking (Tier 1) in the annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” ranking for excellence in Real Estate law.
Real Estate Sales and Acquisitions
Our Practice Group represents buyers and sellers of all sizes, counseling them in the structuring, negotiation and closing of all types of commercial real property transactions. We have the expertise to guide and protect our clients through even the most complex deals, providing advice that not only protects their legal interests, but also maximizes their business opportunities.
We assist our clients in structuring, documenting, and closing a wide variety of real estate debt and equity transactions. Our attorneys bring a broad range of experience in virtually all aspects of financings, including junior and senior mortgage loans, development and construction loans, mezzanine debt financing, bond financings, industrial development agency transactions, 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, bridge loans, securitized financings, payoffs and defeasances.
Our leasing attorneys work with our clients to negotiate and draft leases of all types, including retail, office, industrial and multi-family. Our experience is wide-ranging, encompassing everything from large shopping centers to smaller commercial deals, giving us the ability to tailor agreements to meet our client’s specific needs. We represent landlords and tenants of all sizes in leases throughout the United States.
We partner with our Litigation Practice Group to represent our clients when real property disputes arise, leveraging the combined real estate and litigation expertise of our attorneys to obtain favorable results for our clients. We also work to maximize our clients’ return in eminent domain matters, assisting with the compilation and presentation of claims for compensation. In addition, our attorneys are there for our clients when they are dealing with troubled assets, guiding them through complicated workout and foreclosure procedures.
Our attorneys provide comprehensive title review services, including examining title and reviewing surveys. Our experience allows us to proactively address potential issues before they threaten a transaction. In addition, we maintain agency and examining counsel relationships with several national title insurance companies, which provides our clients with the opportunity to timely and efficiently close deals.
We represent developers in all phases of the condominium formation process, including preparation of Offering Plans for filing with the New York State Department of Law, as well as throughout the approval process with New York State. In addition, our attorneys also represent many condominium and homeowners’ associations to ensure continued compliance with all laws and regulations.
- Commercial Leasing
- Condominiums & Homeowners Associations
- Opportunity Zones
- Real Estate Finance and Development
- Real Estate Leasing
- Real Estate Litigation
- Title Insurance