Scott C. Butler has been named The Best Attorney of 2016 in the practice areas of Real Estate Transaction and Corporate & Business Planning. Mr. Butler has been involved in all aspects of real estate transactional work, including leasing, joint venture agreements, acquisition and sale agreements, financings and other related agreements for over 18 years.
Mr. Butler was engaged to be the lead transactional attorney for Hamilton Crossings Shopping Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania, which included the transformation of a former mine site into a commercial town center encompassing more than 500,000 square feet. This engagement was one of the most complicated transactions in recent years. It included placing a condominium structure on the shopping center and negotiating operating agreements and leases with numerous national anchor stores, while structuring the ownership and financing in order to receive several grants and other public subsidies. With the assistance of Mr. Butler’s advice, negotiation and hard work, the shopping center opened in 2016, and has created hundreds of jobs and economic opportunities.