Taft attorneys Jeff Abrams, Kiamesha Colom and Norm Newman will present at the Real Estate Transactions From A to Z seminar hosted by National Business Institute on Aug. 1-2. Abrams will present “Structuring Real Estate Purchase Agreements to Avoid Unforeseen Consequences and Litigation” and “Commercial Real Estate Financing Essentials.” Colom’s sessions will be “Handling the Closing: Critical Essentials for Smooth Transactions” and Post-Closing Procedures: Tying Up Loose Ends.” Newman will present “Reviewing the Title Commitment” and “Curing Title Defects Before Closing: Using Title Insurance Endorsements and Other Tools.”
Abrams represents banks and lending institutions, developers, landlords, tenants, builders, contractors and all types of business owners. He has represented companies and lenders in documenting different types of transactions, including acquisition and development of land, shopping centers, office and industrial buildings, acquisition of businesses, development loans, construction loans and leases for various property types. Abrams is a frequent speaker and author on real estate topics.
Colom focuses her practice on real estate transactions (acquisitions, dispositions, development, leasing, sale leaseback transactions and real estate municipality work), real estate lending and commercial finance transactions and related business transactions. She has closed numerous SBA, USDA and conventional commercial loans for commercial lenders and borrowers related to real estate, equipment, machinery and C&I lending.
Newman represents both local and national developers for all types of real estate development projects, including shopping centers, industrial parks, office buildings, apartment projects and residential subdivisions, and in all phases of such projects, including land acquisition, zoning, leasing, environmental compliance, financing and construction.