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Our work spans a wide range of asset classes and deal structures

  • Adaptive Reuse Development Projects
  • Build-to-Suit and Ground Leasing
  • Corporate Sale-Leasebacks
  • Due Diligence and Lease Abstracting – Corporate/M&A Transactions
  • Environmental and Remediation Analysis including Brownfields Projects
  • Finance-Related Agreements – SNDAs, Landlord Waivers, and Estoppels
  • Flex/Industrial
  • Lease Enforcement & Dispossessory Litigation
  • Office
  • Portfolio Management
  • Retail - Shopping Center, Mixed Use, Power Centers, and Outparcel Development
  • Restaurant
  • Subleasing and Assignment Transactions
  • Tax Incentive and Bond Financing

Interdisciplinary team and collaborative approach

  • Regional and national deal work performed by attorneys across Firm offices
  • Seasoned practitioners across real estate sub-specialties
  • 75+ attorneys working within the Firm's real estate group
  • Multiple attorneys having previously served as in-house counsel for real estate development and finance companies

Our attorneys advocate a business-oriented approach focused on achieving solutions to facilitate closing deals.

We help clients across the real estate investment and operational spectrum

  • Family Offices
  • Inbound Foreign Capital
  • Lenders and Special Loan Servicers
  • National and International Companies–Private and Publicly Held
  • Private Equity Investment Ownership
  • Real Estate Funds
  • Regional and National Retailers
  • REITs
  • Restaurant Operating Companies – Franchisors, Regional Franchisees, and Entrepreneurial Owners
  • Sponsorship Groups

Breadth of experience and in-depth industry involvement

We are leaders within our industry and highly active within various core commercial real estate industry organizations, including International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Urban Land Institute (ULI), National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW).   

Our leasing team provides legal counsel to help advance our clients’ investment, expansion (regional and national), and growth goals: 

  • Creating and implementing appropriate lease forms
  • Developing leasing and asset management strategies for owners of real estate assets and project portfolios
  • Preparing and negotiating a wide variety of lease transactions, inclusive of assignment and subletting
  • Assessing and advising on termination issues
  • Drafting and negotiating non-disturbance agreements and other collateral lease documents
  • Performing environmental indemnity and remediation analysis
  • Conducting due diligence and preparing lease abstracts in connection with M&A deals
  • Analyzing and structuring tax incentive and bond finance deals
  • Advising clients on finance-related agreements–including SNDAs, Landlord Waivers, and Estoppels
  • Practical business mindset and experience
  • Multi-disciplinary team
  • Cost efficiency and budget predictability through flat/capped legal fee engagement structures
  • Deep knowledge of our local markets
  • Long-standing industry experience with developers, retailers, brokers, and lenders