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New IRS Guidance to Tax Provision Means Big Breaks to Real Estate, Business Investors

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act added a new tax provision to the Internal Revenue Code, Section 1400Z-2, which aims to provide big capital gains tax breaks to real estate and business investors who make investments in certain economically underdeveloped areas. To be entitled to the capital gains tax break, investors are required to invest proceeds t...

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Obermayer’s Hercules Grigos Quoted in Plan Philly Article

Obermayer partner Hercules W. Grigos was recently quoted in a Plan Philly article regarding the Kensington neighborhood’s rapid real estate growth after it’s scrapyard fire only three months ago. Grigos is the zoning attorney for the developer Somerset LLC, who recently won a variance that will allow them to develop 153 housing units in the are...

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North Philadelphia’s 25 Acre Auction “Gold Mine” for Investors?

North Philadelphia may be the next frontier for commercial real estate investing in the city. According to The Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia is ranked as America’s most poverty-stricken large city, with 26% of the population struggling with poverty and unemployment, and most of this financial hardship is concentrated outside the city center...

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Lewis Recruits Volunteers Via Tangled Title Cases Seminar

Peter Lewis, Esquire, Partner at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel, partnered with Philadelphia VIP and Pittsburgh Pro Bono Partnership to conduct a training seminar for attorneys and paralegals. The seminar, titled “A Guide to Representing Clients in Tangled Title Cases,” was designed to teach legal staff how to better help clients with t...

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Obermayer's Attorney Sprenkle Speaking on Multifamily Housing Panel

Obermayer Partner Stephanie J. Sprenkle, Esquire, will be speaking at the 43rd Annual Bond Attorney Workshop on a panel regarding Multifamily Housing. Ms. Sprenkle is a practicing attorney in the areas of banking, public finance, real estate, leasing and development, and general corporate matters. The panel will be hosted by the National Associati...

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PA Supreme Court Grants Hearing to Obermayer Attorneys in Gamesa Energy v. Tenn Penn Center case

Congratulations to Jeffrey Batoff, Nicholas Poduslenko and Samantha Koopman. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to hear their appeal in Siemens-Gamesa v. Ten Penn Center--a commercial landlord-tenant contract dispute.  The case recently received coverage in The Legal Intelligencer.   CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL ARTICLE.

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Obermayer Attorneys Named to 2018 PA Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that a number of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® list. Obermayer 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Business Litigation Thomas A. Leonard Civil Litigation Defense Gary M. Samms Class Action William J. Leonard Estate Planning &...

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David A. Nasatir Moderates Center City Proprietors Association Event

  David A. Nasatir moderated a panel for the Center City Proprietors Association’s (CCPA) “Meet the Developers” event. Nasatir is chair of the Business & Finance department at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP and serves on the Firm’s management committee. Meet the Developers was designed to allow CCPA members to interact wi...

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Obermayer Adds Corporate and Real Estate Partner

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP adds Andrew S. Kasmen to the firm’s business & finance department. Kasmen practices in the firm’s Conshohocken and Philadelphia offices. “We are excited to have Andy join the firm,” said Obermayer Business & Finance Department Chair David A. Nasatir. “He brings a wealth of legal knowledg...

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Obermayer Attorneys Named To 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® And Rising Stars Lists

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that a number of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®. Obermayer 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Bankruptcy Charles M. Golden Business LitigationThomas A. LeonardWilliam J. Leonard Civil Litigation DefenseGary M. Samms Employment &...

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