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Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Real Estate

6 ranked lawyersBand 2DelawareUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Prominent and highly regarded practice comprising experienced practitioners well versed in complex real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and development. Regularly advises buyers and sellers of commercial property on joint ventures and financings. Excels in zoning and land use matters, and represents both developers and condemning authorities in siting, right-of-way acquisition by federal and municipal entities, and trials at both possession and compensation stages. Particularly noted for its development work in the education and energy sectors.

Strengths

One interviewee comments: "They do a lot on the land use side and they're very good for that, I would send any client to them."

Work highlights

Assisted Emory Hill Real Estate Services in multiple acquisitions, financings and sales for properties totaling in excess of $40 million.

Secured development approvals for numerous convenience stores and projects on behalf of Wawa.

Notable practitioners

Daniel Krapf attracts a broad roster of clients with his impressive transactional practice, which includes leasing and financing deals as well as acquisitions and sales. He frequently acts on high-value commercial property acquisitions.

Pamela Scott draws on previous in-house and public policy experience when advising on zoning concerns arising from large-scale real estate projects, including those involving utilities. She has experience acting for healthcare clients and real estate developers on commercial projects.

Richard Forsten comes recommended for his extensive experience in land use approval and leasing issues. He has deep experience advising developers and owners on transactional and litigious matters.
"He's a mainstay, an established and competent land use litigator."

Wendie Stabler has commendable strength in development and redevelopment matters involving zoning and land use concerns. Her clients often come from the financial services, healthcare and education industries.

William Manning is a seasoned practitioner with a wealth of experience handling zoning concerns. He continues to offer expert counsel on matters such as lease negotiations, fielding notable strength in the education sector.

William Gee has longstanding experience in a wide range of real estate transactions, including the acquisition and sale of big-ticket commercial portfolios. He is a go-to attorney for major developers across the region.

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Delaware

Real Estate


Daniel H Krapf
Band 1
William S Gee
Band 1

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use


Pamela J Scott
Band 2
Richard Forsten
Band 1
Wendie C Stabler
Band 1
William E Manning
Senior Statespeople