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Greenberg Traurig’s John Schwartz and David Lipner to Present at the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s 24th Annual Real Estate Institute Webinar

PHILADELPHIA – Nov. 16, 2020 – Real Estate Shareholder John Schwartz and Associate David Lipner, of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLPs Philadelphia office, will present on the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s 24th Annual Real Estate Institute Webinar on Dec. 4. 

In a session titled “Commercial Purchase Agreements Basics,” Schwartz and Lipner will cover the fundamentals of negotiating a commercial real estate purchase and sale agreement, ancillary agreements useful during the PSA negotiation stage, due diligence issues, and other critical issues that practitioners should be wary of.

Schwartz focuses his practice on real estate finance, joint venture and acquisition and sale transactions. He has represented investment banks and insurance companies in commercial real estate financings, and pension fund advisory firms, insurance companies, private equity funds, REITs and other institutional investors in the acquisition, development and disposition of real property, joint venture transactions and real property secured financings. He has also represented lenders and other market participants in secondary market transactions, including whole loan and B-note sales, participations and securitizations.

Lipner represents and counsels clients in a range of complex transactional real estate matters including acquisitions, dispositions, financings, leasing, development projects, and joint ventures. 

About Greenberg Traurig's Real Estate Practice: The Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice is a cornerstone of the firm and recognized leader in the industry. The firm’s real estate attorneys deliver diversified and comprehensive counsel for property acquisition and investment, development, management and leasing, financing, restructuring, and disposition of all asset classes of real estate. The team draws upon the knowledge and experience of more than 400 real estate lawyers from around the world, serving clients from key markets in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, and Asia. The group’s clientele includes a broad range of property developers, lenders, investment managers, private equity funds, REITs, and private owners. The firm’s real estate team advises clients on a variety of matters across a broad spectrum of commercial, recreational, and residential real estate, including structured equity and debt and the hybrids.

About Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia: Founded in 1997, Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia office is home to some 50 attorneys whose practices include Real Estate, Public Finance, Litigation, Labor & Employment, Environmental, Government Law & Policy, Restructuring & Bankruptcy, White Collar Defense & Special Investigations, Corporate & Securities, Intellectual Property, Immigration & Compliance, Investment Regulation, and Tax. The Philadelphia office represents clients in the manufacturing, health care, real estate, energy, financial, and insurance industries, state and local governments, professional service, and energy firms and individuals.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 attorneys 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: