Sean E. Mitchell

Of Counsel

Overview

Sean Eric Mitchell is a seasoned business lawyer having more than 24 years of experience handling complex commercial real estate, corporate and business transactions and is a member of DarrowEverett’s Business & Corporate and Real Estate practice groups.

Experience

Prior to joining DarrowEverett, Sean was a partner in the real estate group of one the country’s premier large law firms where his legal training was honed to focus on the smallest of details while representing one’s client. Sean also served as in-house counsel for 2 of Philadelphia’s major real estate developers for more than 6 years collectively. These in-house legal experiences enabled Sean to see transactions directly from the clients’ perspective.

During his legal career, Sean has represented Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, REITs, privately held companies including, without limitation, real estate development, leasing and management companies. Specifically with respect to corporate legal experience, Sean has represented and counseled real estate and corporate clients in the United States and in the Dominican Republic on the selection and establishment of business entities, on business acquisitions, dispositions and mergers, on the drafting of shareholders agreements, partnership agreements and operating agreements in connection with the governance of such business entities, and on the acquisition, financing, establishment of condominium or homeowners’ association, development leasing, fractionalizing and sale of real property.

At DarrowEverett, Sean represents multi-national, national, regional and local companies, commercial real estate developers, commercial landlords and tenants (with a focus on retail, office and industrial leasing), commercial lenders and finance companies, private equity funds, private finance companies and lenders, real estate management companies, and construction companies.

On a day to day level, Sean assists clients in the acquisition, development, leasing and disposition of commercial real estate (retail, office and industrial) throughout the United States, the sale and lease back of real property, the financing of real property, the financing of property other than real property, the structuring of real estate, corporate and business transactions, the merger, acquisition and disposition of business entities, and the acquisition, chartering and dispositions of private aircraft and yachts.

Recognition

Bar Admissions

Mr. Mitchell is admitted to practice in the State of Florida, New Jersey, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

  • Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars since 1994
  • Florida Bar since July, 2015

Community

International Council of Shopping Centers

Member of Advisory Board of Parkland Cares

Education

Education

  • Villanova School of Law
    Villanova, Pennsylvania
    LLM in Taxation
  • Widener University School of Law
    Wilmington, Deleware
    J.D. Cum Laude
  • The American University
    Washington, D.C.
    B.A. International Studies, Cum Laude

 

 

 

 

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