Mr. Stearns focuses his practice in the area of commercial real estate, including commercial leasing, sales and acquisitions, project development, financing and real property title matters.  His experience includes representing regional and national developers; landlords and tenants of retail shopping centers, office buildings, airports, convention centers, restaurants and mixed-use properties nationwide; and buyers and sellers of development rights (also known as “air” rights) in New York City.

Mr. Stearns also contributes to the law firm’s Corporate practice group assisting with business and financial transactions.

Prior to joining Lippes Mathias, Mr. Stearns practiced real estate law at a firm in New York City.

  • New York
  • New Jersey

  • New York Law School, J.D., 2012
  • University at Buffalo, B.A., 2009

Professional Associations
  • New York Bar Association
  • Urban Land Institute

Community Involvement
  • Allentown Association, Board of Directors
  • Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project