Our Practice

  1. Chilcote Law Firm LLP assists its clients in a wide array of real-estate related matters, including acquisitions and dispositions, leasing (commercial, shopping center, office, industrial and residential), land assemblage and development, zoning and land use, real estate tax reductions and exemptions, condominiums and homeowners' associations, oil and gas, environmental matters, and litigation.
    Real Estate and Development
  2. We advise and assist our clients in connection with a wide range of needs from entity formation to complex business and commercial transactions, including for-profit and non-profit entity formation, corporate governance matters, succession planning, entity and ownership tax planning, transactional contracts, mergers and acquisitions, shareholders' rights, employment agreements, operations and management, and litigation.
    Business and Corporate
  3. Our firm assists both lenders and borrowers in analyzing, structuring, documenting and negotiating all aspects of financings in private and governmental settings. Our practice focuses on construction, permanent and other secured and unsecured financings; letters of credit, mezzanine and primary and secondary credit enhancements; revolving credit, term and other loans; loan modifications and workouts; and foreclosures and short sales. We assist and represent lenders and borrowers in acquisition-related financings, asset-based and cash-flow financings and securitizations involving a wide range of assets.
  4. We represent governmental entities in the development and administration of economic development loan and grant programs (including programs targeted specifically at brownfield remediation, economic development and energy efficiency). Our practice focuses on locating, understanding and procuring forms of governmental grants and loans, developing loan and grant programs, and historic tax credits, new markets tax credits, and conservation and preservation easements. We assist and advise companies of all types and sizes in locating, understanding and procuring varying forms of federal, state and local sources of funding and assistance.
    Government Incentives
  5. We represent owners and developers in all aspects of construction projects from inception through completion, including contract drafting, negotiation and financing. Our practice focuses on drafting, negotiating, supplementing and finalizing construction, architectural, engineering and consulting agreements, owner and developer project management, contract interpretation, claims preparation and negotiation, and litigation. We are experienced with a number of project delivery methods, including design-build, construction management, design-bid-build and integrated project delivery.
  6. When faced with the prospect of litigation, clients value effective, practical results. By understanding our clients' needs, we are able to deliver high-quality, cost-effective and responsive services and value to our clients in order to meet their goals. Our litigation practice is focused in the following areas: real estate, landlord-tenant, land use and development (including zoning), construction claims and disputes, contract rights, corporate claims and commercial claims. We serve as counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court proceedings.