Sean is the Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group and concentrates his practice on real estate acquisition, financing, development, operation, and disposition as well as corporate matters. He represents both domestic and international clients. With nearly 20 years of experience in the field, half spent with an Am Law 100 firm, Sean’s practice includes virtually all aspects of real estate law, acting for owners and developers as well as lenders, investors, private equity funds, and family offices. He provides clients with the benefit of a perspective that considers the broader needs of the client and the impact of the law on those needs.
Sean represents property owners in several aspects of real estate law, including property identification, financing and acquisition, commercial and residential land development, retail and commercial leasing, tax assessment litigation and property disposition. He also assists clients in land use matters including local and state permitting and licensing issues, and stormwater and wastewater permitting. He has experience in multiple segments of the industry, including office, commercial, medical office, hospital, retail, industrial, energy, multifamily housing, student housing, manufacturing, mining, lodging, and mixed-use projects.
Sean also represents lenders, investors, and developers in real estate finance matters of all types, including construction, mezzanine, and permanent financing, equity investments, and in workouts and restructuring of underperforming assets. In addition, he has experience representing clients in connection with business financing, capitalization and management.