Real Estate Litigation

When litigation arises out of a real estate transaction, clients need attorneys who are skilled litigators with a sophisticated understanding of complex deal financings, ownership structures and local and state rules that apply to secured transactions.

At Mitchell Williams, our team of real estate litigators provide clients with strategic, business counsel and the resources of the firm’s business and tax lawyers to assist in real estate matters. We bring value to our clients through cost-effective services and eliminating the need for additional local counsel. We assist clients in matters of: 

  • Eminent domain disputes including litigation regarding fair market value, right to take disputes, urban redevelopment issues and relocation
  • Secured loans including foreclosure, receivership, guaranty enforcement and disbursement issues as well as lender liability and bad faith claims
  • Loan participations and co-ownership arrangements including inter-creditor agreement and agent disputes
  • Ownership structures, partnerships, limited liability company and percentage disputes
  • Low-income housing requirements including Section 8 and other HUD-type disputes
  • Purchase/sale contracts and options
  • Management and operating agreements
  • Title matters including lien and ownership priority, easement rights, mechanic’s lien rights, adverse possession and accretion/erosion issues
  • Commercial leases, eviction and forcible detainer actions and rights of first refusal
  • Construction disputes including subsidence, excavation, general contractor and subcontractor disputes