James Slater’s primary area of practice is transactional real estate law, including land use and zoning issues, acquisition, development, construction, financing, sales and brokerage. Mr. Slater’s additional areas of practice have included commercial litigation, antitrust, contracts, business torts, foreclosures, and land use and zoning matters.
From 1986 until 1991, Mr. Slater served as President of ZOM Properties, Inc.; Vice President of ZOM, Inc. and ZOM Development Inc., and as General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer for all U.S. real estate operations for the ZOM Group of companies.
This Florida-based investment and development group specializes in the acquisition, development, construction, management, brokerage, and sale of U.S. real estate properties in association with foreign investors.
- University of Florida Levin College of Law, JD (1972)
- Princeton University, BA (1970)
Admissions : Florida
- Representation of developers, owners, and investors in substantial real estate investment and development ventures and transactions
- Has been involved in numerous acquisitions, financings, and sales ranging between $1 million and $150 million
- Has represented developers in more than 100 transactions involving low income housing tax credits, conventional construction and permanent financing, tax exempt and taxable bond financing, and state and local financing, grants and other forms of assistance in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Texas, South Carolina, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Illinois and Michigan
- Member, The Florida Bar
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, Orange County Bar Association
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