“We welcome our new partner and her wealth of experience and knowledge in executing commercial real estate contracts, leasing, and financing,” says Joel S. Lever, a founding partner of Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP. “Her expertise and skills in managing complex multimillion dollar real estate transactions only adds to our existing ability to provide sophisticated legal services to the commercial real estate industry.”
Ms. Carey notes that she is pleased to join the strong real estate practice at Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP, and says the firm’s size – 30 lawyers – gives it the agility to quickly respond to clients. “We are all attorneys with years of experience, easily accessible to each other,” she says. “We can provide answers to a client’s questions swiftly and with authority.”
In nearly 25 years of practice, Ms. Carey has handled numerous large-scale transactions. She has coordinated due diligence for the acquisition of more than 40 shopping centers across the country, which involved title reviews, surveys, operating agreements, easements, leases, and development and construction issues. She also negotiated and closed the acquisition of 10 operating supermarkets by a supermarket operator from a major, competitive supermarket chain.
A frequently sought-after speaker and author, Ms. Carey has participated in many professional panel discussions on real estate due diligence, commercial leasing, broker protection, and risk mitigation strategies for landlords and tenants. Her articles have appeared in the New Jersey Law Journal, and she is frequently quoted in The Record, northern New Jersey’s daily newspaper.
Prior to joining Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP, Ms. Carey was a partner at Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, PA. She is admitted to the bar in New York and New Jersey and belongs to a number of professional organizations, including the International Council of Shopping Centers and the National Association of Industrial & Office Properties, where she serves on both the Education Committee and the Community Affairs Committee.
Ms. Carey earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and economics from the University of Vermont, and a juris doctorate cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law. A resident of Glen Ridge, N.J., Ms. Carey serves her community as a trustee for the Phoenix Center and the Glen Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Squad. She also is a council member of the Glen Ridge Congregational Church, where she chairs the Ministry of Outreach & Mission.
About Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP
Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP was founded in 1985 to provide superior, sophisticated and cost-effective legal services to a broad range of individuals and corporate clients. The firm’s size and expertise in a variety of disciplines allows its lawyers to handle complex legal matters. The firm provides a full range of legal services in various practice areas, including corporate, litigation, real estate, tax and trusts and estates. The firm’s attorneys have impressive backgrounds and an extraordinary commitment to client service. For more information, visit www.kelaw.com.