Best Lawyers in Las Vegas, Nevada for Litigation - Real Estate

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  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Arbitration Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Real Estate Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment Litigation - Construction Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1987
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation - Construction Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Community Association Law Real Estate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1999
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Litigation - Construction Litigation - Land Use and Zoning Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Litigation - Construction Litigation - Land Use and Zoning Litigation - Real Estate Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation Corporate Law Litigation - Labor and Employment Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Construction Law Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Real Estate Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Appellate Practice Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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James A. Beckstrom

Beckstrom & Beckstrom, LLP
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Real Estate Law
Lawyer
  • Ones to Watch Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Construction Litigation - Real Estate

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Practice Area Definition

Litigation - Real Estate Definition

The practice of commercial real estate litigation concerns income-producing real estate properties and projects of a wide variety, including office buildings, retail centers, apartment buildings and condominium developments, hotels, and industrial and specialty properties. Litigation can arise in any aspect of these projects from acquisition and financing to development and construction to management and leasing. The disputes can be as varied as the parties and the projects themselves.

For developers, litigation can arise with land sellers over purchase and sale agreements; with municipalities over zoning and entitlements; and with contractors over construction bidding, cost overruns, and construction defects and delays. For lenders, litigation can arise with borrowers over loan commitments, loan defaults and associated debt, and collateral recovery; with junior and mezzanine lenders over subordination obligations; and with mechanic lienors over priority rights to the real property and loan proceeds. For property owners, disputes can arise with retail and commercial tenants over unpaid rent, repair and restoration obligations, and rights of first refusal.

Disputes regularly arise out of the often-complicated and interrelated contracts of the various parties with interests in the property, and tort claims of various kinds may be asserted, from broad common law claims, such as fraud and tortious interference, to more real estate-specific claims, such as trespass, encroachment, and nuisance. Equitable considerations are often present because of the unique nature of real property rights. Special insurance rights, such as title and builder’s risk policies, may be implicated.

Top-tier lawyers in the area should have a comprehensive understanding of the contractual relations, business goals, and equitable and tort concepts attendant to the entire project. Practitioners may find themselves in state, federal, or bankruptcy courts, or, particularly in construction disputes, in arbitration.

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The practice of commercial real estate litigation concerns income-producing real estate properties and projects of a wide variety, including office buildings, retail centers, apartment buildings and condominium developments, hotels, and industrial and specialty properties. Litigation can arise in any aspect of these projects from acquisition and financing to development and construction to management and leasing. The disputes can be as varied as the parties and the projects themselves.

For developers, litigation can arise with land sellers over purchase and sale agreements; with municipalities over zoning and entitlements; and with contractors over construction bidding, cost overruns, and construction defects and delays. For lenders, litigation can arise with borrowers over loan commitments, loan defaults and associated debt, and collateral recovery; with junior and mezzanine lenders over subordination obligations; and with mechanic lienors over priority rights to the real property and loan proceeds. For property owners, disputes can arise with retail and commercial tenants over unpaid rent, repair and restoration obligations, and rights of first refusal.

Disputes regularly arise out of the often-complicated and interrelated contracts of the various parties with interests in the property, and tort claims of various kinds may be asserted, from broad common law claims, such as fraud and tortious interference, to more real estate-specific claims, such as trespass, encroachment, and nuisance. Equitable considerations are often present because of the unique nature of real property rights. Special insurance rights, such as title and builder’s risk policies, may be implicated.

Top-tier lawyers in the area should have a comprehensive understanding of the contractual relations, business goals, and equitable and tort concepts attendant to the entire project. Practitioners may find themselves in state, federal, or bankruptcy courts, or, particularly in construction disputes, in arbitration.