Attorney Profile:

James A. Carenza



James A. Carenza is experienced in general commercial real estate matters. He represents clients in the acquisition, disposition, finance, management and development of commercial real estate.

Areas of Concentration

• Commercial lending
• Acquisition and disposition of real estate

Awards & Recognition

• Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, "Top Up and Comer," 2014-2016
• Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, "Law Firm of the Year" in Real Estate Law, 2015
• Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2011-2013 and 2015
• Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013-2014
• Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010 and 2013

Professional Experience


• Law Clerk, Hon. Dorothy Eisenberg, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York, Summer 1999

Professional & Community Involvement

• Member, American Bar Association

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Fordham University, B.S., Psychology, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1998
Law School Attended:
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., Notes and Articles Editor, Fordham Environmental Law Journal, 2001
Year of First admission:
2002, New York; Florida
Birth Information:
Valley Stream, New York, August 10, 1976

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  • 3.8/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 12/27/15 in Real Estate

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