Adam J. Sigman

Adam J. Sigman: Attorney with Sirote & Permutt, P.C.
  • Shareholder at Sirote & Permutt, P.C. (117 Attorneys)
  • 2311 Highland Avenue South, P.O. Box 55727, Birmingham, AL 35205
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Biography

At Sirote, Adam serves as a Shareholder in the Corporate & Securities and Real Estate Practice Areas, representing developers and investors across a broad spectrum of asset categories, including retail, office, industrial/warehouse, multi-family, healthcare and life sciences, restaurant and hospitality, entertainment and sports, education, and agricultural, ranch, and hunting properties. He also counsels real estate clients in their general corporate, intellectual property, management and operations, and tax planning matters.

Awards & Accreditations

•Best Lawyers in America
•Chambers USA
•Mid-South Super Lawyers
•AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating

Outside the Office

Urban Development Group
Board of Directors, 2010-11
Camp Smile-A-Mile
Board of Directors, 2003-08
Zoning Board of Adjustment of the City of Birmingham
Appointed Member, Board of Directors, 2001-03

Professional Profile

Extensive experience with acquisitions, dispositions, land use and zoning, leasing, construction contracts, construction and permanent financing, and municipal participation/incentives in real estate projects.

Recognition

•The Best Lawyers in America
•Real Estate Law 2008-18
•Corporate Law 2018
•Chambers USA, Real Estate, 2008-17
•Alabama Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2010-11
•Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2012-16
•AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating
•Client Choice Award, Commercial Property Category for Alabama, 2014
•Birmingham Business Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40,” 2006

News

Sirote Attorneys Arthur S. Richey and Adam J. Sigman co-authored a Q&A guide to Alabama real estate law - 12/16/2015

Sirote & Permutt Announces 47 Attorneys Selected as The Best Lawyers in America for 2016 - 8/17/2015

Sirote & Permutt Announces 28 Attorneys Selected As Alabama Super Lawyers 2015 - 5/27/2015

Sirote Attorneys Selected for 2015 Chambers USA - 5/20/2015

Sirote & Permutt Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America for 2015 - 8/19/2014

Sirote Attorneys Make 2014 Chambers USA Leading Lawyer List - 5/28/2014

Sirote & Permutt Announces 28 Attorneys Selected As Alabama Super Lawyers 2014 - 4/28/2014

Sirote & Permutt s Adam Sigman Chosen as 2014 Client Choice Award Recipient - 4/3/2014

Sirote s Sklar and Sigman Serve as Counsel on Three of 2013 s Top 15 Commercial Real Estate Deals - 2/7/2014

Best Lawyers Recognizes 46 Sirote Attorneys as the Best Lawyers in America for 2014 - 8/16/2013

Sirote & Permutt Announces 30 Attorneys Selected as Alabama Super Lawyers 2013 - 6/14/2013

Seven Sirote Attorneys Selected for 2013 Chambers USA List of the Best - 6/4/2013

Sirote Legal Alert: The Changing Tax Climate - 12/10/2012

Best Lawyers Recognizes 43 Attorneys from Sirote & Permutt as the Best Lawyers in America for 2013 - 11/5/2012

Chambers USA Selects Five Sirote Attorneys for its 2012 List - 8/30/2012

Sirote Expands Corporate Practice with Addition of Adam Sigman - 10/28/2011

Speeches & Publications

•Writer, Commercial Real Estate Blog
•Presenter, Ethics for the Real Estate Lawyer, Samford University Cumberland School of Law Seminar: Trends in Commercial Real Estate, 2010
•Planning Committee Member, Samford University Cumberland School of Law Seminar (co-sponsored by the Real Property Trusts and Estates Section of the Alabama State Bar) Trends in Commercial Real EstateT, 2009-10
•Presenter, Acquisition and Development Due Diligence, Lorman Education Services Seminar: Strategic Planning for Shopping Centers and the Commercial Lease in Alabama, 2003, 2004
•Presenter, American Bar Association Real Property, Trust and Estate Section 2012 Spring Symposium: Hot Topics in Ethics for Real Estate Lawyers, 2012
•Author and Editor, The Ethics Corner, Property & Probate Magazine (a publication of the ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section), 2010-12

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Corporate & Portfolio Real Estate
  • Design & Construction
  • Economic Development & Incentives
  • Environmental Regulatory & Permitting
  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Consumer & Retail
  • Health Care
  • Municipal Finance & Public Sector

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
205.930.5755  Phone
205.212.2870  Fax
www.sirote.com
University Attended:
Vanderbilt University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1995
Law School Attended:
University of Southern California, J.D., 1998
Year of First admission:
1998
Admission:
1998, Alabama
Memberships:

Organizations

•Birmingham Bar Association
•Alabama State Bar Association
•American Bar Association
•Real Property, Trust and Estate Section
•Past Chairman, Ethics and Professionalism Committee
•Construction Industry Forum
•International Council of Shopping Centers

Reported Cases:
Recent Matters: Represented the sponsor and lead investor in the acquisition and financing of multiple, new construction, Class-A, multifamily projects in the southeastern U.S., comprising approximately 1000 apartment units, which included the simultaneous closings of registered, private placement memorandum equity raises and senior and mezzanine credit facilities for each acquisition, at an aggregate project value of approximately $150mm.; Represented the sponsor and lead investor in the sale of multiple, Class-A, multifamily projects in the southeastern U.S., comprising approximately 1,500 apartment units and which included the forward and reverse, tax-deferred exchanges of like-kind property under Internal Revenue Code Section 1031 and the treasury regulations promulgated thereunder, at an aggregate project value of approximately $250mm.; Represented the office complex/campus owner in the 2014 leasing of 100,000 rentable square feet to a health care and technology company in a primary office-submarket of Birmingham, Alabama.; Represented the sponsor, lead investor and developer in the acquisition, development, construction financing and leasing of land in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, for a new, Class-A, LEED-certified, medical clinic and adjacent parking facility for the United States of America-Veterans Administration (Birmingham Project 2014).; Represented the sponsor, lead investor and developer in the acquisition, development, construction financing and leasing of a new, Class-A, LEED, office building/campus for the United States of America-General Services Administration (United States Treasury Department-Birmingham), comprised of approximately 85,000 RSF and a total project development cost of approximately $30,000,000.; Represented the developer, as consultant to a municipality, in connection with the acquisition, development and financing of a baseball stadium, park, and downtown redevelopment zone, including design and construction contracts, with a total project cost of approximately $60,000,000.; Represented the developer in its acquisition, financing, development and leasing of a 500,000 square foot industrial warehouse campus project with a total project development cost of approximately $25,000,000, involving the assemblage of real estate, re-zoning, other land use planning, master design-build agreements, simultaneous sales to two light manufacturing suppliers, the procurement of municipal participation for new infrastructure and improvements to existing infrastructure for the project (including power/electric systems re-engineering and delivery), negotiation and procurement of railroad access and transportation contracts, and the leasing of the project.; Represented the developer in its acquisition, financing, development and leasing of an 800,000 square foot power center with a total project development cost of approximately $45,000,000, involving the assemblage of real estate, re-zoning, other land use planning, simultaneous sales to two anchor retailers, the procurement of municipal participation for new infrastructure and improvements to existing infrastructure for the project, and the leasing of the project, including, in-line space, outparcels and anchors and junior anchors.; Represented the developer in its acquisition, development and financing of a historic office building and warehouse in a downtown/ urban setting, with a total project development cost of approximately $10,000,000, which included converting and rehabilitating the vacant structure into 74 loft apartments and underground parking, Alabama Housing Finance Authority bond financing, the sale of historic and affordable housing tax credits to an investor sponsored by Fannie Mae, and procuring a subordinated HUD/ HOME Loan from the City of Birmingham, Alabama.; Represented numerous landlords and tenants in Lease negotiations for office, retail and industrial/warehouse and agricultural properties (in excess of 1,000,000 square feet in the aggregate).
ISLN:
913497096

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