THE FIRM This comprehensive real estate group provides high-quality advice on matters including condominiums, leasing, construction litigation and zoning. Attorneys at the team offer a broad spectrum of experience ranging from hotel, leisure and retail developments to office buildings, and multifamily and assisted housing. Its clients include GE, Nomura Securities International, Esquire Petroleum and Blake Capital.
Sources say: "Very capable, very diligent, reasonable and good to work with."
KEY INDIVIDUALS Bruce Block is "very pragmatic, extremely confident, smart and focused on completing the deal." His recent highlights include advising on the sale of Columbia Hospital Campus and acting on the redevelopment of the former Schlitz Brewery.
Jesse Ishikawa is described as "a very good technical lawyer," and is particularly praised for his land use expertise. In the last year, he represented Madison Museum of Contemporary Arts in its reorganization and division into two condominiums. He also acted for the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa on the reorganization of its Edgewood Campus.
Harvey Temkin has over 30 years of experience advising on real estate and financing matters. His clients include North Central Group, The Fiore Companies, CHT Apartment Rentals and Monson Construction.
Deborah Tomczyk's recent highlights include advising Dickmans and PNC Bank on the financing of various turnkey developments.
Dean Richards represents landowners and developers in zoning, land division and development matters. He also counsels municipalities and counties on land use issues.