Practice Areas & Industries: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.


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Practice/Industry Group Overview

Mintz Levin's representation of companies in the real estate industry is comprehensive. Our clients include:

  • developers
  • financial institutions
  • building owners and managers
  • lessees
  • contractors
  • public agencies

We handle sophisticated, large-scale real estate development, financial and leasing transactions throughout the United States. Our real estate lawyers have extensive experience that includes:

  • analyzing and structuring complex deals
  • coordinating projects of significant scope and complexity
  • providing strong negotiation throughout the development process

Our real estate clients look to us for guidance in other areas of the law, such as environmental, communications, litigation, employment and labor, and corporate law. Our affiliate ML Strategies, LLC adds depth to the firm's offerings in the real estate sector, particularly in the areas government and public relations.

Companies looking to enter the public markets count on Mintz Levin's corporate attorneys to provide thorough representation, from determining whether going public is the best strategy, to early SEC filings, through the initial public offering and subsequent offerings. Additionally, our public finance attorneys have significant experience accessing public capital through bond issuances and represents both underwriters and issuers in education, healthcare and transportation-related real estate projects.

Litigation and alternative dispute resolution form an important part of the firm's representation of companies in the real estate industry. Our attorneys represent clients before federal and state courts, arbitration panels, mediators, and administrative and regulatory agencies, litigating all manner of disputes arising from the ownership, development and regulation of real estate.

Government and Public Relations
In addition to the traditional legal services provided to real estate developers, we offer government and public relations services through ML Strategies for building coalitions and constituencies in relation to real estate projects. Our professionals understand the political climate locally and nationally and aid clients in accessing the right network of relationships, whether within the community or governmental bodies, to gain support and remove obstacles which ultimately help keep projects on schedule.

Communications and Real Estate
A group of our attorneys have a niche practice at the intersection of communications and real estate, representing building owners, service providers and tenants in leasing and licensing of rooftop locations, wiring for communications services, leasing and co-location on freestanding antenna towers, and leasing of communications switch facility or carrier hotel leases and co-location facilities.

Group Presentations
  2nd Annual Fall Forum on Financing, Investing, and Real Estate Development for Data Centers, November 8, 2010
Laboratory Leasing: Unique Issues and Concerns from the Landlord and Tenant Perspectives, September 30, 2010