WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 3, 2021 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney welcomes John Muir, shareholder, to the firm’s Real Estate practice. Muir advises clients on real estate investments, joint ventures and commercial financing transactions and routinely works with institutional private equity funds on individual and programmatic debt and equity investments. He also represents national and international lenders in senior and mezzanine acquisition, construction and bridge loans, and refinancing of all real estate asset types across the country.
“John is a respected and accomplished real estate attorney whose significant experience will bring additional depth to our nationally-recognized practice,” said Adele Stone, shareholder and chair of the firm’s Real Estate group. “Our banking, finance and real estate clients will especially benefit from his numerous skillsets related to finance and transaction matters.
“I am thoroughly impressed with Buchanan’s commitment to client service and the value proposition the firm provides – not just in the real estate group, but across the entire footprint. I was also drawn to the fact that the firm has locations in Pennsylvania, Florida, New York and Washington, D.C., which are all important markets for my clients,” said Muir. “I look forward to working with this team of exceptionally smart, talented and truly nice people.”
Muir has been named to the Best Lawyers in America list consecutively since 2018, recognized for his work in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions. He graduated from Vanderbilt University and received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. Muir also serves as a Board Member and as pro bono outside counsel for DC SAFE (Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment), a non-profit organization that provides shelter and a comprehensive, coordinated network of care to survivors of domestic violence.
Buchanan’s Real Estate practice advises some of the nation’s most active real estate developers, investors, brokers and largest financial institutions, handling high-profile, sophisticated real estate deals in all 50 states and engages with clients to support in developing ideas, navigating politics, financing deals, and protecting their interests by managing risk. The group has extensive experience guiding developments involving opportunity zones, tax increment financing, neighborhood improvement districts, transit-related infrastructure and similar government-related financing tools and is ranked National Tier One in Real Estate in the 2021 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” report.