Neil S. Schecht

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Neil S. Schecht graduated from Drake University in 1974 receiving a combined Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Business Administration. In 1975, he was awarded a Master of Science Degree in Management and Public Administration from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. After graduating from Drake University Law School in December of 1978, he worked with the Chicago law firm of Jann, Carroll, Sain & Dolin, concentrating in commercial and civil litigation, corporate, banking, real estate, and municipal law.

Mr. Schecht is a member of the Illinois and Florida Bar, Hillsborough County Bar Association, and Florida Bar Association, licensed to practice in all state courts in Florida and Illinois, the United States Supreme Court, U.S. Tax Court, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Neil S. Schecht is a Title Insurance Agent for Old Republic and First American, and enjoys an AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rating from Martindale Hubbell.

Areas of Practice (23)

  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Lending
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Banking Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate Contracts
  • Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Commercial Conveyancing
  • Commercial Real Estate Development
  • Commercial Real Estate Finance
  • Commercial Real Estate Sales
  • Commercial Real Estate Syndication
  • Industrial Real Estate Law
  • Retail Development
  • Shopping Center Acquisitions
  • Shopping Center Law
  • Commercial Mortgages
  • Mortgage Banking Law
  • Mortgage Finance
  • Mortgage Refinancing
  • Zoning, Planning and Land Use

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
813-534-0697  Phone
(813) 353-9500  Phone
(813) 350-0300  Fax
University Attended:
Drake University, B.A., 1974; DePaul University, M.S., 1975
Law School Attended:
Drake University, J.D., 1978
Year of First Admission:
1989, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1979, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 1999, U.S. Tax Court; 1983, Florida; 1979, Illinois; 2000, U.S. Supreme Court
Hillsborough County and Illinois State Bar Associations; The Florida Bar (Member, Sections on: Business Law; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law).

Peer Reviews

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Tampa, Florida

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