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4/8/2021 | Articles & Alerts, News & Resources, Real Estate Transactional, Zoning & Development

Forecasters, political or weather (think Punxsutawney Phil) seldom admit prior failures. Casey Stengel astutely observed that one should “never make predictions, especially about the future.” With due respect to Casey, I have agreed to engage in the fruitless endeavor of forecasting the immediate future of commercial real estate and those lawyers who practice in that arena. Pessimism is not in the DNA of the CRE industry. However, 2021 will present challenges for CRE. Residential real estate will continue to benefit […]


2/9/2021 | General

Kaplin Stewart is pleased to announce that we have elevated two attorneys to partner, effective January 1, 2021.  The new partners are Joshua A. Steinberg and Jessica A. Kubisiak. Joshua A. Steinberg is a member of the Real Estate Transactions and Corporate & Business Law group. Mr. Steinberg’s practice focuses on representing sellers and buyers, landlords and tenants, developers, and investors in various commercial and residential real estate transactions.  You can reach Mr. Steinberg at 610-941-2559 or by email at […]


12/11/2020 | Articles & Alerts

For builders and developers, time is money. A delayed approval or permit could mean higher interest rates, breach of sales agreements, and weather delays, just to name a few potential consequences. So, what if an agency, governing body, or hearing board delays or cancels a meeting due to the Coronavirus? While a brief blip in scheduling may be tolerable and need not result in a possible deemed approval, a lengthy delay could pose a serious problem to landowner and government […]

Related Practices: Land Use, Zoning, and Development, Zoning


11/18/2020 | Events & Seminars, News & Resources

The Estate and Trust Tax Planning attorneys at Kaplin Stewart invite you to join them for a webinar to discuss the potential for tax policy changes in Washington now that President-Elect Biden has been declared the victor of the presidential election. As part of his campaign platform, President-Elect Biden released a tax plan that would significantly increase income and estate and gift taxes on high net worth individuals by completely or partially repealing many of the provisions of President Trump’s […]

Related Practices: Estate Administration

Kaplin Stewart Named to 2021 US News and World Report Best Law Firms

11/5/2020 | Media, News & Resources

Kaplin Stewart is passionate about serving our clients, so we are very honored to announce our inclusion on the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list. Kaplin Stewart has been recognized for professional excellence ratings from clients and peers nationally in 3 practice areas and 7 metropolitan-based practice areas across the firm. According to U.S. News and Best Lawyers, achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Firms […]