Greenspoon Marder LLP

Barry Somerstein

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Practice Areas

Real Estate

Banking & Finance

Corporate & Business

Hospitality, Alcohol & Leisure Industry Group

Land Use & Zoning

Timeshare & Resort

Bankruptcy and Reorganization


Barry E. Somerstein concentrates his practice in the area of real estate transactional law, finance, leasing, general corporate sports law and land use.

Mr. Somerstein has represented many clients in the negotiation, structuring and documenting of real estate asset transactions, primarily, in connection with shopping centers, hotels and office buildings. Additionally, he works with developer clients in connection with the acquisition, permitting, land use planning, finance and development of large tracts of real estate. His extensive background has enabled him to assist numerous clients in taking a raw piece of real estate and developing it into a finished product.

A substantial part of Mr. Somerstein’s practice involves all aspects of leasing and leasehold financing. Mr. Somerstein represents numerous landlords in connection with the leasing of office buildings, shopping centers and warehouses. He also represents numerous clients in negotiating leases on behalf of tenants.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association, Member

Broward County Bar Association, Member

Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Executive Committee and General Counsel

Broward Performing Arts Authority Foundation, President and Executive Board Member

NSU, Ambassador’s Board, Member