Robert A. Silverman represents developers, lenders, and owners in a variety of sophisticated transactions, including the development of office buildings, shopping centers, hotels, apartment buildings, and condominiums.
His practice also includes the representation of residential developers and homebuilders, opportunistic purchasers of commercial real estate, buyers, and sellers of investment quality properties, and borrowers and lenders in workout and foreclosure situations. He also actively participates in real estate litigation matters.
Robert is a past chairman of the Financing and Securitization Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Real Property Section, and is a past member of the Executive Board of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Real Property Section. He is a frequent author on real estate topics, including non-recourse carve-outs, shopping center leasing, lender liability, mortgage foreclosure, and condominium issues.
Robert earned his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Franklin and Marshall College, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was an editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.
- Represented the seller in connection with the $101 million sale of a 15-story office building in Jersey City, N.J.
- Represented the seller in connection with the $114 million sale of a large office building in Philadelphia.
- Representing private equity fund in connection with the purchase of a defaulted loan which is secured by an urban office tower and a joint venture in connection therewith.
- Represented developer of an urban boutique hotel in connection with a joint venture with a hotel operator.
- Handled the Hersha Hospitality Trust acquisition of Hampton Inn (Times Square South) from Hilton Worldwide Inc., a subsidiary of BH Hotels LLC.
- University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1981
- Franklin and Marshall College, B.A., cum laude, 1978
BAR ADMISSIONS : Pennsylvania
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