Real Estate Litigation

Real Estate Litigation and Disputes

Commercial real estate disputes present a unique set of challenges and require a multi-disciplinary approach. The trial lawyers at Hicks Thomas are experienced in all aspects of real estate litigation and have the deep knowledge and expertise that is required to handle each client’s legal needs. We provide our clients with thorough pre-litigation evaluation and strategy to put them in the best possible situation to protect our clients’ rights and interests, whether through negotiation, litigation, or arbitration. Hicks Thomas attorneys have extensive experience in a wide variety of disputes, including:

  • Developer disputes
  • Broker-fiduciary disputes
  • Contract disputes involving real property
  • Title company disputes
  • Restrictive covenants and HOA disputes
  • Commercial lease disputes, including rent, assignment, termination, additional rent and charges, tenant improvements, holdovers, renewals, maintenance, use of the premises, evictions, lockouts, and other lease defaults
  • Mechanic and materialmens’ liens and lis pendens disputes
  • Real estate fraud
  • Bankruptcy issues

We represent and advise developers, sellers, purchasers, property managers, and tenants of commercial real estate at the local and national level in all aspects of the commercial real estate industry. In addition to our knowledge of the collateral issues raised in complex real estate disputes, we pride ourselves on our ability to draw on the Firm’s other practice areas to enhance the real estate counsel and services we provide to our clients. Whether as a plaintiff or defendant, we guide our clients through the dispute resolution process and pursue efficient legal solutions that protect their investments in the real estate world.