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The firm also earned 30 Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings across its Ann Arbor, Chicago, Dallas, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. offices.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three practice groups and eight attorneys have been recognized in the 2016 edition of the Legal 500.
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Schiff Hardin represented an affiliate of Sterling American Property V L.P., a major real estate opportunity fund, in the sale of a multi-family portfolio located in Riverside County, Calif.
Schiff Hardin LLP has been singled out by corporate counsel as one of only 28 percent of law firms clients view as a BTI “Innovation Builder,” which recognizes firms that bring change to the legal market through new technology, services, strategies, or structures.
Schiff Hardin announced today that the firm has received 40 top-tier rankings and national recognition for its premier practices in the 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that 11 attorneys have been recognized on the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list and two have been named Rising Stars.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s practice groups have been recognized for the fourth year in a row in The Legal 500 United States 2019 guide, which provides a nationwide analysis of law firms that provide cutting-edge and innovative advice.
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Three Schiff Hardin attorneys were also recognized in New York Women’s Edition—Rising Stars.
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 means that adjustments made at the partnership-level are assessed against the partnership rather than against the partners.
On January 13, 2016, the Department of Treasury issued temporary regulations aimed at preventing money laundering.
In order to be financeable, a ground lease must expressly allow the tenant to secure financing with the ground lease as collateral. If the tenant’s lender forecloses because of the tenant’s default under the ground lease financing, the lender succeeds to the tenant’s rights under the lease. This arrangement raises a number of critical questions about the relationship between the tenant, the landlord as the owner of the fee interest, the leasehold lender and the fee lender.
Lenders and rating agencies often require "bankruptcy remote" structures on a borrower to isolate the cash flow of a project or a stream of income or receivables.
Landlords beware when consensually terminating a lease with a delinquent commercial tenant.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent property rights decision in Murr v. Wisconsin demonstrates the importance of real estate developers and landowners understanding legal nuances affecting their property rights and taking steps to protect themselves from unnecessary losses.
Real estate Sponsors raising capital from Investors have multiple ways to structure the investment.
On November 15, 2018, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued its sixth Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) aimed at preventing money laundering in all-cash residential real estate purchases made by legal entities.
An updated schedule of suggested "Maximum Risk" amounts for the largest title insurance companies in the United States, as well as a number of their smaller affiliates and independent title insurance companies active in particular states or regions.