July 22, 2021 – Ulmer & Berne LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Associate Garrett B. Humes to the firm’s Columbus office where he joins the Real Estate Practice Group.
Humes assists clients with all aspects of real estate matters including the acquisition, disposition, and development of commercial property. He represents a variety of clients in commercial real estate transactions and is experienced drafting and negotiating a wide range of instruments involving real estate. His prior experience litigating cases involving zoning appeals, deed restrictions, easement disputes, and housing discrimination, gives him a unique perspective when handling commercial transactions and other complex real estate matters.
“Garrett is a great addition to our skilled real estate practice,” said Lori Pittman Haas, Group Leader of the Real Estate Practice Group. “Garrett’s experience with zoning, condominium and homeowner’s associations complements our already robust Real Estate Practice Group and we’re excited about him joining our team. His diverse legal background and prior real estate litigation experience makes him well-suited to help our clients with their widespread legal needs.”
In addition to his practice, Humes is a member of the Columbus chapter of the Community Associations Institute, as well as the Columbus and Ohio State Bar Associations. Recognized for his growing talent, he has been named to the Ohio Super Lawyers list of Rising Stars for the last three years. He earned his undergraduate and Master’s degrees from Heidelberg University and his J.D. with honors from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University.
Ulmer’s Real Estate Practice Group offers a broad scope of talent and expertise in all aspects of real estate law, including acquisitions, leasing, tax credit projects, commercial construction, environmental issues, private and public financing, property taxation and abatements, zoning, tax-deferred exchanges, and shopping center development. Providing services to clients across the United States, the practice is listed in national publications such as Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”