The transactional real estate group of Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP has been named a “Dealmaker of the Year” by the New Jersey Law Journal in its 2019 Professional Excellence Awards Program. It was the only New Jersey law firm practice group to win the “Dealmakers” award in the Real Estate category. Our transactional real estate group was selected from what the Law Journal described as “a group of impressive (as always) nominees,” who achieved transactional excellence in 2018.
The firm’s real estate group is well respected in New Jersey for its significant experience handling a broad variety of commercial transactions and representing real estate developers, borrowers, investors and lenders in all types of asset classes. 2018 marked the second year in a row that the team closed real estate transactions with a collective value in excess of 1.2 billion dollars. In particular, the firm’s multifamily practice has continued its robust growth. Our real estate lawyers are agile, think creatively and provide practical advice, resulting in the ability to close transactions effectively and efficiently.
Click here to read the Law Journal’s Profile Article on Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP’s Real Estate Practice.
Click here to see the full list of 2019 Professional Excellence Honorees.
Hyland Levin Shapiro partner Daniella Gordon authored an article titled Limitations on Defense Confrontation Rights in Pretrial Detention Hearings - Managing Expectations and Thinking Strategically. You can read the article in its entirety by clicking here. This article was originally published in the June 2019 issue of New Jersey Lawyer, a publication of the New Jersey State Bar Association, and is reprinted here with permission.
Daniella Gordon completed her two year term as Co-Chair of the Construction Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. She served as an Officer of the Section for six years.
On May 15, 2019 Megan Knowlton Balne was honored with this year’s Professional Achievement Award given by the New Jersey State Bar. She was honored with the award at the NJ State Bar Convention in Atlantic City which was held on May 15th and 16th, 2019. Megan was recognized for her significant professional accomplishments, including being appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to serve on the District IIIB Ethics Committee this year. She also serves as a Trustee of the Burlington County Bar Association and is a founding member of the New Jersey Law Journal’s Young Lawyer’s Advisory Board.
With New Jersey securing the #1 spot for states with the greatest number of properties in foreclosure, Governor Murphy signed nine bills into law to manage what the New Jersey legislature views as an on-going foreclosure crisis. The bills largely address foreclosures on residential mortgages and leave the commercial foreclosure process alone.
Nevertheless, lenders seeking to enforce remedies against individual guarantors whose guarantees are secured by residential mortgages in New Jersey must pay close attention to the changes in the law.
Notable differences include:
When faced with a troubled credit, contacting experienced counsel with knowledge of state-specific law can give lenders a valuable edge in maximizing recovery.For more information on enforcing residential mortgage obligations against guarantors of commercial debt, contact Julie M. Murphy at 856.355.2992, firstname.lastname@example.org.