In 2017, Hyland Levin real estate lawyers closed transactions for our clients with a collective value in excess of $1.3 billion dollars.
Our real estate investor clients had a busy year, buying, financing and selling properties in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, New York, South Carolina and Florida. Our real estate transactional team led by Mark Shapiro, includes Lauren Beetle, Stacy Asbell, Julie Murphy and Will Hanna. Together, we assisted our clients in over 40 transactions involving multi-family, retail, office, warehouse and commercial properties.
We are pleased to announce that Julie M. Murphy has been named a partner in the firm. Julie concentrates her practice in business reorganization, loan restructuring, loan documentation and real estate law. In addition to practicing law, Julie is also active in our community as she serves as a Board Member for the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project, as well as on the Board of the Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey. She has also volunteered as a child advocate attorney for the Support Center for Child Advocates, and has advocated on behalf of clients with the Department of Human Services, and various mental health and academic providers.
Julie can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 856.355.2992.
Hyland Levin Partners, William F. Hyland, Jr. and Richard M. Hluchan attended the recent grand opening/dedication of the new Bancroft School Campus in Mt. Laurel. Bill and Rich were instrumental in obtaining the land use approvals for this project, as well as in obtaining some critical sewer permits on an expedited basis. Classes for over 300 learning-disabled students started at the new Bancroft Campus on January 2nd. Pictured are Bancroft’s CEO, Tony Pergolin with Bill Hyland and Rich Hluchan.
For the third year, on Thursday, December 22nd, Hyland Levin employees made over 300 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in an effort to help to feed the homeless. The sandwiches were delivered to the Cathedral Kitchen, a homeless shelter in Camden, NJ.
Once again, Hyland Levin and its employees were happy to participate in the Camden County Bar Association Adopt-A-Family charitable event this holiday season. We purchased and donated gifts for our adopted family of four, as well as food items for a delicious holiday dinner. The children each provided a wish list and we were able to satisfy their wishes!
Hyland Levin is pleased to announce that Megan Knowlton Balne has been nominated as one of SNJ Business People’s 40 under 40. Megan concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial litigation, zoning and land use, and real estate development and finance. Megan is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law. In addition to her legal career, Megan has a passion for the arts and regularly participates as an actor, director and stage manager in different productions throughout South Jersey. She is also Board Member of the Maternity Care Coalition and Haddonfield Plays and Players. Contact Megan at email@example.com or 856.355-2936.
We are pleased to welcome our newest partner, Daniella Gordon, to our firm. Daniella concentrates her practice in construction litigation, white-collar crime and major criminal defense, appellate matters, and civil rights. She represents owners, developers, sureties and all tiers of contractors in construction disputes, including construction defect claims, damages for delay, differing site conditions, professional negligence, bid protests and injunctions. Daniella also advises and defends businesses and individuals in a range of government investigations, including false claims in public contracting, health care fraud, bank fraud, public corruption and money laundering. She serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and is Co-Chair of the Construction Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. She is also Chair of the Legal Redress and Criminal Justice Committees of the Southern Burlington County branch of the NAACP. She is fluent in Russian and represents businesses and individuals in the Russian-speaking community. Contact Daniella at firstname.lastname@example.org or 856.355.2915.
Hyland Levin LLP is pleased to announce that attorneys Benjamin A. Levin and Mark D. Shapiro have been named in Who’s Who Legal – Franchise Law 2017. According to the publisher, these lawyers “were nominated by their peers as one of the world’s leading practitioners in the field.” The publication is the result of “months of research” as the publishers have “canvassed and analyzed the opinions of law firm clients and Franchise experts from around the world.”
For the seventh consecutive year, the Dahan family and friends participated in the annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk for a Cure. The Walk was held on October 22, 2017 at the Camden County College campus in Blackwood, New Jersey. It was another tremendous turnout for a great cause!
Ben Levin, Mark Shapiro and David Gunther attended the 40th Annual Forum on Franchising program in Palm Desert, CA from October 18 to 20, networking with colleagues and learning the latest updates in franchising. Ben, former co-chair of the event, has attended most of the 40 annual ABA forums.