Givens Pursley LLP

Real Estate Department

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What the team is known for Market-leading practice with expertise pertaining to all aspects of real estate and land use work. Offers sophisticated representation in the full range of transactional matters, including acquisitions, disposals and financings. Also advises on permitting issues, constitutional litigation and legislative matters. The depth of the team allows it to take on numerous multistranded real estate transactions. Represents clients from an array of industries, including major developers, construction companies and real estate investors.  Experienced with negotiating complex commercial leases.

Strengths A client comments: "Givens Pursley offers a full spectrum of services and puts me and our company first. Their strengths for me are their diverse skill sets."

One source characterizes the team as "excellent," while another source praised it as "the best real estate firm in Idaho."

Work highlights Acted on behalf of River Shore Development on the acquisition, renovation and leasing of numerous office facilities in Idaho.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Beeson
maintains an impressive real estate practice advising on a range of transactions, including those involving mixed-use commercial developments. Interviewees commend him as "a fine lawyer and very much appreciated throughout the community."

Deborah Nelson
is highly regarded for her land use expertise, which included recently advising Toll Brothers on its entitlements for a broad range of projects. Interviewees highlight her ability to "navigate through difficult political terrain."

Franklin Lee
handles a range of transactions within the real estate space, including acquisitions and leasing, as well as advising on land use matters. He also comes recommended as a "very knowledgeable and capable construction law attorney."

Gary Allen
is recognized for his strength in the land use and zoning space. Interviewees highlight the experience he brings to his practice, which includes advising on permitting and administrative proceedings.

Judson Montgomery
offers significant strength in transactional matters, assisting on development projects and related entitlement work. "He is a very knowledgeable, conscientious and hard-working lawyer," states a client. "You feel you have a friend in the boat running the rapids right alongside you."

Kimberly Maloney
's experience spans a range of real estate matters, including acquisitions, leasing and financing. She also advises on permitting matters. "Kim has proven to be a very valuable asset to our organization," states an impressed client.

Edward Miller
has impressive experience handling a broad range of real estate matters, including entitlement work, construction issues and mixed-use projects. He has notable expertise in the agricultural and dairy markets. "He is an excellent real estate lawyer," states a source.