Ben Porter devotes a substantial portion of his practice to legal matters regarding commercial and multi-family residential real estate matters. Since income tax and liability issues are often features of real estate investments, Ben's tax background is a significant benefit to his real estate clients. He advises clients on the formation and capital structure of corporations (both C and S corporations), partnerships, and limited liability companies to hold real estate investments. He has extensive experience in the development of real estate subdivisions, planned unit and condominium projects. He has extensive experience preparing and reviewing real estate purchase and sale agreements, commercial leases, construction and take-out permanent loan documents, and other real estate documents.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Life, Health & Disability
Insurance Coverage Issues
Trusts & Tax Planning
Business Dispute Counseling
Drug & Medical Device Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
Drug and Medical Device Litigation
Estate Planning and Wealth Transfers
Planning and implementing transfers of wealth during lifetime and at death has become one of the most innovative and creative areas of law. These wealth transfers involve not only traditional gift, estate, and income tax issues, but have come to include inter-generational business succession planning, protection of assets against losses due to beneficiary imprudence or creditor claims, and philanthropic considerations.
Mediation and Arbitration Services
Product Liability and Toxic Tort Litigation
Trial and Appellate Practice