My clients appreciate my diligence, follow-up, and responsiveness. They like that I’m able to draft documents in a way that protects their interests but also gets the deal done. The emphasis I place on listening and understanding the needs of all parties to a transaction leads to quicker, better resolutions. I truly enjoy helping people, finding creative solutions to problems, and reaching agreements that address the needs of both parties.
In her highly regarded commercial real estate practice, Barbara Brown centers her practice on space and ground leases of office and retail properties, both on behalf of landlords and tenants, as well as acquisitions and sales of commercial properties. With a New York City focus, she primarily handles issues arising in the metropolitan area.
Over the course of her career, Barbara has also advised clients in negotiating construction and architect’s contracts, financings, and numerous other types of agreements. She represents private entities of all sizes, from publicly traded companies to closely held corporations, as well as numerous tax-exempt organizations.
Zeroing in on her clients’ immediate concerns while also looking down the road, Barbara makes deals based on terms that work both at the moment and in the long run. Her great attention to detail and stellar document drafting skills reinforce her ability to identify and prevent potential pitfalls and further the objectives of those she represents.
Barbara’s experience advising both landlords and tenants, as well as purchasers and sellers, informs and enriches her practice. She believes it’s crucial to thoroughly understand the points of view of the other parties. This broad perspective facilitates her ability to reach workable solutions that satisfy both sides. As a practical, collegial, goal-oriented attorney, Barbara strives to be a deal-maker instead of a deal-breaker.