What attributes and experience should a client look for in retaining real estate counsel?

New York real estate attorney Robert Ivanhoe of Greenberg Traurig shares what a client should look for in a real estate attorney.

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I think that they have to find somebody, first and foremost, who they trust, and trust is a very broad term, but it means who’s going to perform for them, who is going to be loyal to them, who’s going to – when there’s a crisis who they want to be in the foxhole with them. Those are very, very important attributes. Certainly, they want somebody who is very experienced and skilled and capable, but the personal side of it is equally important.