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Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP

Real Estate

3 ranked lawyersBand 1New York: UpstateUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Evident prowess in representing commercial developers in a diverse array of matters, including acquisitions, sales and leasebacks, and equity participations. Coordinates with the business and tax, environmental, litigation, and labor and employment practice groups to offer a seamless and comprehensive service to clients.

Notable practitioners

Jerry Goldman demonstrates considerable expertise advising owners and developers on zoning and land use matters.He offers additional knowledge in transactional real estate matters, frequently advising on acquisitions and dispositions.
"He is an extremely knowledgeable land use partner. If you need someone in the space, he's your person."

Mitchell Nusbaum has extensive experience of advising developers on real estate transactions on a local and national basis. He also regularly acts for lenders in financing matters and assists tenants with commercial leasing transactions. "He is a very intelligent and bright lawyer, and I have high regard for his real estate skills."

Stephen Tierney chairs the team at the firm. He advises on a wide range of real estate matters, including development, commercial leases and asset-based financing.
"Stephen Tierney is an exceptional lawyer who has great attention to detail."

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New York: Upstate

Real Estate


Jerry Goldman
Band 1
Mitchell Nusbaum
Band 1
Stephen Tierney
Band 2