Pillsbury's Real Estate practice is one of the few national practices capable of handling the full range of assignments, from multi-jurisdictional portfolio transactions to single-asset deals in local markets, and includes attorneys experienced in all aspects of real estate law and real estate-related regulation. Our clients span the globe and include owners, developers, public entities, contractors, property owners, joint venturers, managers, investors, landlords and tenants, as well as lenders, borrowers, credit providers and enhancers, equity funds, nonprofit sponsors, public entities and financial institutions. The team's knowledge base includes long experience in the nation’s most environmentally regulated states, in the country’s most advanced legal and financial markets, and in America’s political capital. In 2011, Commercial Property Executive magazine named Pillsbury among the Top 10 Real Estate Law Firms in the U.S.
Our construction law and construction counseling practices provide focused legal counsel on both transactional and dispute resolution matters. We counsel owners, developers, public entities, engineers, contractors and financial institutions throughout the many stages of a construction project. Lawyers in our Construction counseling practice have extensive experience in crisis-related matters, among them representing the construction company in the Miller Park crane collapse in Milwaukee, WI, as well as having worked on some of the world's most complex construction projects such as the Panama Canal extension. Our practice includes developing financial and risk management strategies; coordinating the interests of owners, lenders, tenants, architects and contractors; evaluating and drafting the appropriate type of design and construction contracts; assisting in contract administration of complex projects; and resolving claims. Lawyers in Pillsbury's construction litigation practice were awarded the "2010 Award for Excellence in Construction" by Chambers USA, reflecting their preeminence in the field of construction law.