Notable Matters

Robert L. Baker, Jr., Adele Lee, and Lisa Virelli represented a national real estate management and investment company in the acquisition and finance of a portfolio of eight industrial properties in Florida and Georgia.

Eric H. Horn and Heike M. Vogel successfully settled a litigation commenced by the firm’s client, a well-known international clothing company with more than 550 locations, for 96 percent of the amount requested in the client’s complaint.

Defending a global corporate client, litigators Kelly M. Purcaro and Kory Ann Ferro prevailed in a Motion to Dismiss an employment law action filed in North Carolina State Court. Admitted pro hac vice in North Carolina, Kory Ann Ferro successfully argued that the plaintiff’s common law employment discrimination claim was barred by the statute of limitations.

Robert L. Baker and Eric H. Horn assisted clients in purchasing a 13-unit Jackson Hewitt franchise network in Southern California.

Representing an individual named as a defendant in an employment law litigation, Kelly M. Purcaro and Kory Ann Ferro prevailed on a Motion to Dismiss the plaintiff’s claims of tortious interference with an employment contract and defamation filed in New Jersey State Court. Thereafter, the litigation duo defeated a subsequent Motion for Reconsideration and then a Motion for Leave to Appeal filed in the New Jersey Appellate Division.

A.Y. Strauss represented a real estate family office on the acquisition, financing and joint venture of a $26M industrial park in Savannah, Georgia, comprised of 11 buildings of commercial and industrial space.

Glenn Azzinari closed the sale of a major ground lease in Maryland for a leading international financial institution, including the related assignment of easement rights granted by the ground lessor.

A.Y. Strauss represented a real estate family office on the acquisition, financing and joint venture of a $21.5M mixed use, 14-story property in Philadelphia comprised of student housing and commercial space.

Glenn Azzinari negotiated a series of complicated construction licenses in downtown Brooklyn for a leading New York developer to facilitate the construction on two adjacent parcels.

A.Y. Strauss closed a multi-faceted transaction representing a joint venture of two real estate entities in the purchase of a non-performing loan secured by an industrial property in Connecticut. The deal involved negotiating the complexities of a note purchase, the simultaneous financing of the note acquisition and the negotiation of a joint venture for the sponsor and its investors.