Our Real Estate Practice Group has experience in all facets of real estate law and commercial and residential real estate transactions. From single-asset transactions to the largest multi-site deals, our attorneys have the experience and extensive practical knowledge to assist clients in developing the best strategies to address the broad and varied range of issues that arise relating to real property.


Our Real Estate Practice Group team works together seamlessly to complete multi-jurisdictional transactions. We represent Fortune 100/500® corporate entities, state and local governments and governmental agencies, partnerships, not-for-profits, condominium associations, small businesses, entrepreneurs, financial and banking institutions, and developers in the business of financing, developing, owning, leasing, managing, and operating real estate assets.


  • Acquisitions and Dispositions
  • Complex Commercial Leasing (tenant and landlord representation)
  • Condemnation
  • Condominium and Homeowner’s Association Formation and Compliance
  • Development Financing, including TIF, NMTC and HOME
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Real Estate Backed Financings
  • Tax Deferred Exchanges (“1031 Exchanges”)
  • Development & Construction Forms


  • Represented a Fortune 500® company in the sale of assets, including a food processing plant in Minnesota. Negotiated and drafted asset and real estate sale documents on behalf of seller to successfully close the transaction in 2018.
  • Drafted purchase and sale contract template for a Fortune 500® company to utilize in selling various facilities (including warehouses) in numerous states; represented company as seller in each transaction, from initial contract negotiations through closing.
  • Represented major oil company in sale of gas stations throughout Midwest, including drafting sale documents and negotiating sale terms, handling environmental and leasehold issues, and coordinating parties and preparing documents through closing.
  • Represented a large Wisconsin-based financial institution with general real estate matters including office and bank branch developments, leases, purchases, and sales throughout the country.
  • Provided due diligence review and retail lease analysis for a Fortune 500® retail company for acquisition.
  • Represented preeminent real estate development company in connection with hotel developments and dispositions across the country, including acquisitions, developments, leasing, and sales of vacant land and existing hotels.
  • Reviewed and analyzed terms of a shopping center ground lease for a national retailer to assist client in exercising an option of purchase for commercial property. Upon issue of notice of exercise, prepared purchase documents for acquisition.
  • Assisted a Fortune 500® national retailer in negotiating and revising a set of complex documents including construction, operation and reciprocal easement agreements (COREA), and governing documents to permit construction of new residential development within shopping center.
  • On behalf of a Fortune 25® financial services company, obtained foreclosures in contested foreclosure litigation matters through negotiated settlements and judgments at trial.
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