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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Impressive firm that offers the complete range of real estate legal services. Possesses specialists in the fields of real estate finance, acquisitions and litigation, as well as zoning and land use mandates. Noted for its comprehensive understanding of land use issues at the municipal, state and federal levels. Demonstrates formidable strength across a range of sectors, including retail and healthcare. Counts a number of developers, investment entities and banks as its clients.

Strengths

One source states: "We have put the entire team to the test this year and somehow they make us feel that we are their most important client."

"Bradley Arant is a go-to firm for us," says a client. "They're experts in the area, are highly capable and very responsive."

Sources label this a "top-shelf" firm.

Work highlights

Represented Cadence Bank in a syndicated construction loan transaction of nearly $69 million for a 324-unit, multifamily development located in Tampa, Florida.

Notable practitioners

Dawn Helms Sharff 's wide-ranging real estate expertise includes construction loans and acquisitions among other issues.
"Dawn has a number of admirable attributes. Her expertise is foremost, but I am also constantly amazed at the timely response that we receive. It should also not go unmentioned that Dawn’s manner when communicating directly with opposing counsel has proven to be valuable in resolving major issues." "She has a sophisticated practice."

James Webb represents developers, lenders and borrowers in real estate transactions, including financings and housing projects.
"He does a great job - he's a knowledgeable hard worker, and I rate him highly." "He's a very good, smart guy." "Phenomenal lawyer."

Stephen Monk operates a transactional practice which sees him regularly advise on the sale and purchase of both residential and commercial property. His clients include developers and municipalities.

William Byrd offers experience of real estate development and financing, with notable expertise in construction loans.
"He is very knowledgeable and has significant clients." "He knows lending inside out." "He has a very active, sophisticated practice."

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Overview

The attorneys in Bradley’s Real Estate Practice Group have earned a reputation as experienced problem solvers with a track record for closing deals. Our legal team is deeply embedded in the real estate industry and serves every sector of the market, including acquisitions, financing, lending, leasing, construction, regulatory, tax, and other matters.

Our real estate lawyers display a steadfast commitment to client service, finding creative solutions for obstacles while proactively moving deals along to help our clients reach their goals. We handle complex, multimillion-dollar projects for large institutions that take years to see through to completion, as well as more routine ongoing transactions for clients whose primary businesses are in real estate investment or development.

Bradley has a strong national real estate presence and works with developers on projects and transactions all over the United States. We have an especially deep practice in the southeast, with decades of experience in negotiating major deals and longstanding collegial relationships with industry players and government officials. We frequently serve as counsel for outside institutions that are pursuing real estate transactions in our home cities and need attorneys who know how to successfully navigate the real estate environment in the local market.

Real Estate Department

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

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One Federal Place

1819 Fifth Avenue North

Birmingham

Alabama

USA

AL 35203

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Real Estate


Dawn Helms Sharff
Band 2
James Webb
Up and Coming
Stephen Monk
Band 2
William C Byrd
Band 2