Areas of Practice

Real Estate and Land Use

Daley Mohan Groble attorneys have extensive experience in virtually every type of real estate transaction and in most aspects of real estate related litigation. Our clients include developers, owners, receivers, transportation companies, railroads, insurance companies, investors, government entities, REITs, hospitals, banks, managers, tenants and brokers.


We represent clients in acquisitions, forming acquisitions companies, purchase and sale agreements, pre-development approvals, development, private placement memorandums, conversion, multi-property refinancings, senior loans, mezzanine loans, construction contracts, leasing, transloading facilities, property management, zoning and regulatory matters, commercial foreclosures, forcible entry and detainer actions, mechanics lien issues, eminent domain matters and workouts and restructuring.


We offer real estate legal services specific to railroads and transportation companies. Many of DMG’s attorneys joined our firm from leadership positions at railroads and other transportation companies. Equipped with the knowledge and skills from this experience, our attorneys tailor a number of our real estate services to railroads and transportation companies, including access and right-of-way agreements, eminent domain matters, leasing, railyard build-outs, transload facilities, acquisitions, zoning, development and construction agreements, transportation and other easements and financing. DMG attorneys concurrently evaluate environmental risk associated with real estate, including counsel regarding ASTM standard and other environmental assessments, structured remediation, land use restrictions, indemnities, insurance and other risk management tools.


DMG’s clients rely on us not only for our legal skill but also for our business sense and practice approach to problem solving. We present reasonable and efficient strategies for achieving our client’s objectives with the smallest disruption to their core business functions. Our experience and proven success as trial attorneys give us a unique perspective on real estate transactions and provide our clients the confidence necessary to vigorously assert and defend their rights.

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