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Nixon Peabody LLP

Real Estate

4 ranked lawyersBand 1New York: UpstateUSA 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Nixon Peabody has an excellent practice with experience in high-value construction and development projects for retail, manufacturing and commercial businesses. The practice is particularly noted for strength in financing and acquisitions. It is also well respected for its proficiency in handling the environmental aspects of transactions, as well as land use and zoning matters. The team has noted strength in connection with all issues pertaining to affordable housing.

Work highlights

Nixon Peabody represented Cook County in negotiating and drafting a construction manager at risk agreement to be used as a template on a variety of projects.

Notable practitioners

Ashley Champion is noted for her broad practice. Her wide-ranging expertise encompasses both transactional real estate matters and zoning and land use concerns.
"Ashley is a practical and responsive lawyer."

Bruce Baker draws praise for his work advising on real estate and construction matters. He frequently counsels clients on the financing and development of projects in the utilities, health and manufacturing sectors.
"Bruce's years of experience and practical attention to business objectives have helped us negotiate and draft some very complex and important construction contracts."

Jared Lusk is managing partner of the firm's Rochester office and advises clients on the development and zoning aspects of major projects. His diverse client base includes owners, developers and utility companies.
"Jared is practical on land use matters, and knows how to push projects along." "He is personable, responsive and easy to deal with."

Lori Bowman operates a broad real estate practice. She routinely advises lenders and developers on a range of issues, particularly in relation to the construction and financing of office, retail and manufacturing projects.
"Lori is practical, responsive and detail-orientated. The process is always smooth when working with her."

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Overview

Every business venture involves real estate. Whether you’re building a 30-acre corporate campus, or launching a new venture from your home office, your property-related choices will have a pivotal effect on your bottom line.

Clients rely on us to pinpoint the opportunities among the issues they face in tomorrow’s real estate marketplace. At any given moment, you’ll find us working on a variety of deals, properties, and asset classes. Our hard-earned experience gives us an intuitive understanding of your business goals and the speed and creativity to get you there with minimum fuss.

Who we work with:

  • Clients who change landscapes, improve neighborhoods, and buy, sell or lease any kind of real property
  • Firms involved in real estate finance and capital markets
  • Businesses engaged in exchanging distressed debt or that are involved in real estate workouts
  • Companies that work with affordable housing and tax credit financing

Real Estate

Nixon Peabody LLP

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Location

1300 Clinton Square

Rochester

New York

USA

NY 14604

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

New York: Upstate

Real Estate


Ashley Champion
Band 3
Bruce Baker
Band 3
Lori Bowman
Band 2