Since 1969, Searle Mitnick has gained a regional reputation providing legal counsel to real estate and business clients, including commercial real estate developers, residential apartment owners, including parties to syndications; and borrowers and lenders in loan transactions and workouts. He has formed entities such as partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations which own and operate real estate and other businesses and has handled major leasing transactions representing landlords and tenants in office buildings and retail centers.
Searle's experience includes handling matters involving bond financing and mortgage insurance and/or subsidies from HUD and agencies of the State of Maryland. He has completed transactions involving development and financing of many projects containing thousands of units. He has provided counsel in the creation of numerous condominium developments.
Searle has represented mortgage companies and banks with regard to acquisition, development and construction financing of real estate; represented sellers of real property to real estate investment trusts (REITS) and represented REITS. He has represented major institutional clients in the sale and acquisition of large mixed-use projects.
Searle has appeared in court as an expert witness on a number of occasions on cases involving real estate, business, and professional liability matters.
Prior to joining Gordon Feinblatt in 2003, Searle was a partner in the Baltimore law firm of Tydings & Rosenberg LLP. Immediately prior to joining Tydings & Rosenberg, he was a partner in the firm of Kaplan, Heyman, Greenberg, Engelman, Belgrad, P.A.. Before joining Kaplan, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Frederick J. Singley, Jr. of the Court of Appeals of Maryland.