Real estate disputes cause considerable disruption and distraction. Our lawyers work hard to help you avoid them altogether. Goodwin’s team has unparalleled expertise in both keeping clients out of disputes and resolving disputes involving real property interests. Our litigators work closely with members of our core real estate transaction teams spanning numerous industries, including hospitality and leisure, development and permitting, environmental, design and construction, leasing, and REITs to serve our clients’ needs in a seamless manner.
We have extensive experience in representing investors, owners, operators, developers, hotel management companies, lenders, landlords, tenants, and REITs in a variety of disputes across property types. Our lawyers have resolved myriad real estate litigation disputes, including through mediation, arbitration, and trials, deriving from breaches in fund governing documents, securities disputes, indemnification issues, risk management and insurance, failed real estate acquisition, financing and joint venture deals, hotel management contracts and land use and environmental matters. We also help clients avoid disputes by negotiating provisions in agreements that position our clients well should a dispute arise. Our litigators work closely with our transaction teams to resolve issues without the need for costly litigation, drawing on the experience of our tax, securities litigation, intellectual property and labor and employment lawyers to navigate complex issues quickly and effectively. This multidisciplinary approach gives our clients a competitive advantage; we are ready to tackle any issues that arise during a transaction.