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Fox Rothschild LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

A highly regarded firm with a significant presence in the New Jersey area. Undertakes an extensive array of work including acquisitions, sales and leasing transactions as well as zoning and tax appeals, acting for a range of large and prominent clients. Advises on high-value mixed-use, industrial, commercial and residential development projects across the state as well as further afield. Adept at handling matters involving property portfolios as well as individual sites.

Strengths

One source enthuses: "Their entire team is really excellent. They are very solid practitioners, responsive and easy to work with. I would recommend them to anyone."

Another remarks: "It's a very strong firm with great talent."

"They are responsive to my needs as a client and provide reasonable solutions to address any legal issues," notes one source. "They are easy to work with and very accommodating."

Work highlights

Represented The Hampshire Companies in the $500 million sale of a 22-property US portfolio to a Singapore-based REIT.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Rider has a varied real estate practice, with owners, developers, investors and lenders turning to him for his solid abilities in transactional and financing matters.
"He is a terrific attorney." "As transaction counsel, Chris has excellent execution on deals." "He is very technically astute."

Deirdre Moore has attained a leading reputation for her abilities in transactional real estate matters, assisting clients such as commercial and residential developers with acquisitions and sales, as well as related financing work.
"She is an expert in real estate transactions, and has the business, negotiation and soft skills necessary to achieve the client's goals." "Deirdre is a phenomenal individual to work with." "She is a top-notch attorney - she knows how to get a deal done. She is a pleasure to work with."

Jack Plackter has considerable expertise in real estate redevelopment, earning particular praise for his abilities in land use and environmental issues.
"I highly respect his work." "He is a prominent land use lawyer."

Robert Klausner is highly respected for his expertise in handling real estate transactions, leasing and development matters.
"He is highly confident, he is a deal maker and he works very hard to get things done. He is a very skilled attorney." "Bob is a good business-minded attorney and he lends a lot of his knowledge of the market to the representation of his clients." "He is the number-one deal-making attorney in the market."

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Overview

Fox Rothschild’s Real Estate Practice represents clients in acquisitions, sales, leasing, financing, zoning, joint ventures, land use, commercial foreclosures and workouts, hotels and motels, sustainability, construction, tax appeals, condemnation and other matters. Our New Jersey attorneys, operating out of Morristown, Atlantic City and Princeton, are consistently involved in the state’s most significant development projects. A team of New Jersey-based Fox real estate attorneys played an integral role in the 2017 Mixed Use Deal of the Year, an award bestowed by the New Jersey State Chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association. Fox represented developer Prism Capital Partners in its $102 million purchase of the landmark Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. North American Headquarters and Research and Development Campus. Fox’s New Jersey real estate team was also honored for its major role in NAIOP’s 2015 Office Deal of the Year – the relocation of Subaru of America’s national headquarters to Camden, NJ. Fox attorneys are active in regional and statewide real estate associations, including NAIOP, New Jersey Builders Association and the Shore Builders Association of Central New Jersey. Our real estate attorneys assist a wide range of clients, including owners, developers, landlords, tenants, financial institutions and insurance companies. We help clients evaluate real estate opportunities, identify and address risks and develop practical strategies for success.

Real Estate Department

Fox Rothschild LLP

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Department location

75 Eisenhower Parkway

Suite 200

Roseland

New Jersey

USA

NJ 07068-1600

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New Jersey

Real Estate


Christopher M Rider
Band 3
Deirdre E Moore
Band 1
Robert A Klausner
Band 1

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use


Jack Plackter
Band 2