Marcia L. Finkelstein is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate practice group. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (magna cum laude) and Vanderbilt University School of Law, where she was an editor of the Law Review. Before moving to Long Island in 1992, Ms. Finkelstein practiced at several large New York City law firms, representing major real estate developers and lending institutions.
Ms. Finkelstein has extensive real estate, commercial lending and transactional experience, including real property acquisitions and development, commercial lending and secured financing. She represents sellers, purchasers, lenders, borrowers, landlords, tenants and developers. Her experience includes the drafting and negotiation of contracts, leases, easements and loan agreements. She has advised owners of shopping centers and office buildings on sophisticated leasing matters and local not-for-profit corporations on complex title issues. Ms. Finkelstein works closely with the Corporate and Business practice group, handling the real estate aspects of the sales of businesses.
Ms. Finkelstein has served on the Advisory Board of First American Title Insurance Company of New York. She has lectured on commercial leasing for the Suffolk Academy of Law. She has an “AV Preeminent” rating in Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected as a “2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Land Use And Zoning.” She has been listed in Long Island Business News’ “Who’s Who in Commercial & Residential Real Estate Law” and she was included in Long Island Pulse Magazine’s “Top Legal Eagles 2013.”