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Real Estate Litigation



Sandberg Phoenix’s attorneys and paralegals assist our clients in all phases of real estate activity. We represent developers in acquisition, zoning, contracting, leasing and divesture; corporations in acquisition, leasing and divesture; and lending institutions in documenting, securing and legal management of their real estate loan portfolios. Our attorneys have a wide and varied range of legal expertise affording our clients timely, cost effective and creative solutions for their real estate interests

With Sandberg Phoenix’s depth and varied expertise in real estate and related services, our attorneys and staff take pride in successfully providing creative, collaborative, cost effective, practical and timely representation in the following matters:

  • Agricultural, Ranch and Farm Acquisition, Financing and Divesture
  • Bank Real Estate Lending
  • Condominium Services: Development and Post Development Stage
  • Commercial Finance
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Construction and Design Contracting
  • Construction and Design Litigation
  • Corporate Lending and Borrowing
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Financial Lending Institution Regulation, Federal and State
  • Hospital Real Estate Acquisition, Land Leasing, Development and Financing
  • Lender Liability Defense
  • Loan Restructuring, Workouts, Foreclosures and Recoveries
  • Master Planned Communities
  • Office, Industrial and Medical Facility Projects
  • Oil and Gas Interests
  • Shopping Centers
  • Subdivisions
  • Zoning and Land Use

Although we represent historic members of the real estate community, we welcome projects that range in size from single-tract development to multi-use projects, which may cover hundreds of acres of land. Our real estate attorneys have the confidence and trust of many of Missouri and Southern Illinois’ most honored and respective developers and lenders.

Bank and Corporate Lending

Sandberg Phoenix’s bank and corporate lending attorneys have represented state and federally chartered banks, as well as publically and privately held corporations in thousands of transactions. Our attorneys’ experience and collegial approach encourages and fosters a legal strategy where we understand our clients’ objectives before we undertake efforts to assist with the effective loan structuring or the cost effective and prompt resolution of matters that need to be litigated. We provide a range of services for our banking clients, from loan documentation, intercreditor agreements, letters of credit, participation agreements, bank regulations, account functions, operations, collections, regulatory compliance, receiverships, creditor’s remedies in bankruptcy and lender liability defense.

Areas of Expertise

  • Acquisitions and Dispositions
  • Construction and Design Contracting
  • Design and Implementation of Business Structure
  • Real Estate Development and Public Incentives
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Real Estate Taxation
  • Real Estate Workout
  • Zoning, Land use and Municipal Law

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