Carrie focuses her practice in representing developers, educational institutions, builders and property owners in connection with real estate matters, including transactional, zoning and land use, and related business matters in Pennsylvania.

Her zoning and land use experience includes:

  • applications to zoning hearing boards and zoning boards of adjustment for variances, special exceptions, conditional use approvals and zoning interpretations
  • rezonings, including both map and text amendments
  • curative amendments and validity challenges – both substantive and procedural
  • subdivisions to create new building lots
  • land development for new projects
  • securing zoning, subdivision and land development approvals in the City of Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs
  • assisting developers in reviewing due diligence documents (residential or commercial) in transaction issues
  • representing developers, builders and property owners in land use litigation

Carrie’s transactional work includes:

  • representing developers and homeowners in the acquisition, sale, leasing and financing of property, including the preparation and negotiations of agreements of sale, reviewing title issues, and reviewing and negotiating loan documents
  • preparation of easements
  • preparation of commercial leases for retail and office for both landlord and tenant
  • representing planned community associations and condominium associations
  • preparation of documents to form planned communities and condominiums, both residential and commercial
  • preparation and negotiation of loan documents
  • formation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies
  • representing clients in completing 1031 transactions
  • preparing conveyance documents, including deeds, easements and declarations of covenants
  • prepare and file Registration Applications with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs for new planned residential communities

Carrie serves as the Administrator of the firm's Real Estate Department.

Honors & Awards

  • Named a "Pennsylvania Rising Star" by Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine (2006, 2007, 2008, 2015-2016)