Real Estate/Environmental Litigation
Ulmer & Berne’s Distressed Real Estate Team is comprised of attorneys with extensive experience in every aspect of distressed real estate investing. The team has represented lenders, developers, tenants, investors, trustees and receivers in a wide variety of structuring transactions — both out of court and in state and federal proceedings.
Our attorneys represent lenders in bankruptcy, foreclosure and receiverships involving various types of real estate including offices, warehouses, manufacturing, retail, apartments, and residential condominiums, as well as real estate buyers in receivership sales. We also develop strategies to overcome legal impediments to closing caused by uncertain case law.
Ulmer & Berne’s Distressed Real Estate Team provides clients with solid, practical, cost-effective advice based on years of experience from every perspective of a troubled real estate transaction. We represent clients on several types of regional and national engagements, including acquisitions and dispositions, lending and development, and bond financing.
Gain Access to a Key Referral Network
Our expertise also allows us to determine the right blend of skill and experience to produce the highest level of service and results. To that end, we are able to draw from a wealth of contacts and resources outside the firm, utilizing longstanding professional relationships to direct clients to a variety of key resources, including:
- Valuation expertise
- Property management
- Equity capital
- Loan workouts/restructuring
- Interim/crisis management
- Asset sales
Ulmer & Berne LLP is pleased to share that Associate Brett C. Altier has been named to the Cleveland Bridge Builders Class of 2020. Altier is part of a diverse group of professionals chosen by the Cleveland Leadership Center to participate in this highly selective 10-month leadership program. Cleveland Bridge Builders prepares...
July 23, 2019
Ulmer & Berne LLP is pleased to announce that Associate Brett C. Altier has been appointed to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of Ingenuity Cleveland. Ingenuity is a nonprofit that provides a unique platform to explore the boundaries of art and technology through outreach, creative partnerships, and...
December 14, 2018
Ulmer is ranked in 39 categories in the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings. Among these, the firm earns U.S. News – Best Lawyers highest rankings in 21 categories. The firm also ranks nationally in 15 categories. Firms included in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” are...
November 01, 2016
Ulmer & Berne is ranked in 39 categories in the 2016 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings. Among these, the firm earns U.S. News – Best Lawyers highest rankings in 21 categories. The firm also ranks nationally in 16 categories. Firms included in the 2016 “Best Law...
November 02, 2015
“Michael Nathan Ungar | Ulmer & Berne LLP” Cleveland Jewish News January 15, 2015 Perennial Super Lawyer Michael Nathan Ungar considers settlement of a dispute embroiling Case Western University among his most memorable cases of 2014. Read the full article »
January 15, 2015
Ulmer & Berne LLP has been ranked within the top 10 percent of all law firms by The BTI Consulting Group, one of the nation’s leading legal industry research firms, in their recently published 2015 BTI Litigation Outlook report. The firm was selected as a “Litigation Powerhouse” and is named...
October 23, 2014
Ulmer & Berne LLP was named 2014 Ohio Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation at the second annual Benchmark Litigation US Awards held at the Essex Hotel in New York City on January 29, 2014. The US Benchmark Awards were based on a six-month research period involving extensive interviews...
January 30, 2014