Summary

Hahn Loeser’s full-service real estate practitioners understand the complex business challenges our clients face, whether real estate is their core business, an investment or an asset that requires management. Our collaborative team of legal professionals understands our clients’ business needs and goals and delivers unparalleled results without compromising value or quality.

We provide comprehensive legal services to our local, regional and national clients, including public and private companies, real estate developers, contractors, engineers, architects, financial institutions, investment funds, homebuilders, commercial and shopping center landlords and tenants, property managers, governmental agencies, marinas, homeowner and condominium associations, national title insurers, title agents, escrow companies, real estate brokers, and settlement-service providers. We have handled real estate transactions, litigation and class actions across the country, earning a national reputation for the results we have helped our clients achieve.

Real Estate Transactional Experience

Our firm has substantial experience representing individual, corporate and institutional clients in complex real estate transactions, as well as the acquisition, development, management, leasing and disposition of real estate assets.

With unparalleled bench strength, extensive experience and proven success handling a varied, nationwide portfolio of transactions and other real estate matters, Hahn Loeser knows how to assist our clients with all aspects of a real estate deal. Our team can assist you whether you are a buyer, seller, landlord or tenant and if you are involved with retail, office, commercial, industrial, multi-family, residential or vacant real estate. From acquisition to disposition, large-scale development project to single transaction, Hahn Loeser has experience to support your needs, including:

  • Entity selection and formation
  • Real property due diligence, including environmental
  • Financing, loan documentation and closing and 1031 Exchanges
  • Development and construction, including construction contracting, easements and restrictive covenants
  • Management, including commercial leasing and brokerage agreements
  • Land use and zoning, including private comprehensive plan amendments and subdivision and plating

We also handle complex real estate matters, such as sale-leasebacks, mortgages and other property liens, master leases and institutional joint ventures and real estate loan workouts. Our real estate attorneys often collaborate with our tax and environmental attorneys to help our clients maximize tax benefits, reduce tax liabilities and limit environmental exposure. This comprehensive, team-oriented approach offers practical solutions for every stage of your real estate transaction.

Real Estate Litigation and Class Action Experience

Hahn Loeser’s litigators have a proven track record of success in defending members of the real estate industry in litigation and class actions around the country.  What separates us from other law firms is our singular ability to apply innovative and resourceful strategic thinking to the complexities of class action litigation. In the past decade alone, we have defended companies in more than 65 class actions in 19 states. Those cases included three class action jury trials, which are extremely rare events.  As part of our work, we have defeated and avoided more than $3 billion in damages sought by plaintiffs.

Our experience includes:

  • Real estate class actions
  • Insurance recovery
  • Major title and escrow claims
  • Regulatory compliance
Capabilities Within Our Practice