Real Estate Litigation

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When disputes arise concerning real estate transactions, Saul Ewing's Real Estate Litigation Practice combines real estate knowledge and litigation skills to provide advice and representation to both regional and national clients.

Litigation Experience: Both Commercial and Residential Clients

Saul Ewing's Real Estate Litigation Practice works on behalf of commercial and residential entities involved in litigation resulting from the acquisition, development, leasing, or sale of real estate.

Our experienced attorneys handle all types of commercial and residential real estate disputes, including:

  • Land use appeals
  • Acquisitions that fail to close
  • Litigation over real estate arising out of bankruptcy proceedings
  • Eminent domain cases
  • Construction disputes
  • Title disputes and title insurance disputes
  • Mortgage disputes, including unfair business practices, fraud, misrepresentation and civil RICO issues
  • Disputes between buyers and sellers and brokers and buyers, including broker commission issues
  • Escrow disputes
  • Property disputes, including boundary disputes, quiet title actions, hazardous waste contamination and issues involving CERCLA
  • Landlord-tenant issues
  • Lender liability claims
  • Breach of lending agreement and breach of guarantee claims
  • Judicial and non-judicial foreclosure actions
  • Zoning disputes

Handling the Latest Issues

Attorneys in Saul Ewing's Real Estate Litigation practice are involved in emerging issues in real estate litigation, such as:

  • Governmental takings cases
  • Cases arising out of the "Mt. Laurel" litigation, which resulted in complex requirements for providing affordable housing in New Jersey

Our attorneys stay current on these and other developing issues by participating in a wide range of industry venues. In addition, our attorneys lecture, publish, and are active in real estate bar associations and trade groups.


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Elizabeth Witmer
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