At Phillips Lytle, we have more than a century and a half of experience with real estate law. As a full-service Real Estate Team, we represent sellers, buyers, developers, contractors, brokers, landlords, tenants, lenders, borrowers and title insurance companies. Our highly capable real estate lawyers and paralegals handle virtually every kind of real property-related matter.
Our Real Estate attorneys possess a sound knowledge of real estate laws and have the responsiveness, expertise and experience to move deals to a successful conclusion quickly and cost-effectively, while still maintaining uncompromising standards in the protection of our clients’ interests.
Phillips Lytle stresses a multidisciplinary approach to real estate law and assembles project-specific teams to meet the particular needs of each client and matter. We draw on the expertise of professionals from our Banking and Financial Services; Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights; Environmental; Corporate and Business Law; Tax; Land Use, Permitting and Zoning; Litigation and Project Development Practice Teams, as needed.
We have nationally recognized experience in real estate law across numerous areas, including those involving institutional lenders; corporations; real estate investment trusts (REITs), private developers, public utilities, municipalities, individuals, and others in connection with large and small commercial, industrial, office, professional, retail and residential real estate projects. Our Real Estate Practice also includes national, high-volume, high-technology representation in the telecommunications, lending and foreclosure areas, as well as nationwide multilocation retail leasing and portfolio sales.
In matters related to real estate lending, our Real Estate attorneys collaborate with the firm’s Banking and Financial Services Practice for additional advice and expertise on commercial and residential lending, including construction, permanent, multifamily mortgage, warehouse, leasehold mortgage, as well as lending that involves the Small Business Administration, New York Small Business Development Center, industrial development agencies and other quasi-governmental agencies. Our attorneys work with, and provide successful representation to, dozens of financial institutions each year.
As a highly ranked law firm in Chambers USA, Phillips Lytle is pleased to be the exclusive author of the U.S. Regional Real Estate New York section of the Chambers Global Practice Guide. We have provided the content for this section for six consecutive years. The guide provides the latest legal information on the impact of COVID-19 and U.S. tax law changes, real estate finance, planning and zoning, investment vehicles, commercial leases, construction and income tax withholding for foreign investors.
Whether managing a real estate transaction, project financing, lease agreements or one of the many other areas of expertise where we advise clients, our Real Estate Team has extensive expertise in a number of aspects of real estate law.