Commercial Real Estate

Elizabeth M. Durkin

Location: Livingston, New Jersey
Phone: 9733697912
Email: Email Me

Ms. Durkin has considerable commercial real-estate experience and represents either the purchaser or seller in the acquisition, financing and land-use approvals of real property in New Jersey, inclusive of handling 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges. She also represents institutional lenders in multiple types of transactions. Moreover, she has represented, and continues to represent, municipal land-use boards. Ms. Durkin also has extensive experience in assisting clients with their estate planning, inclusive of inter vivos and testamentary trusts, as well as estate administration. She has represented executors, trustees and beneficiaries in litigated matters. Further, Ms. Durkin has extensive experience in the horse industry and on all equine-related issues. She lectures on equine liability issues.

Areas of Practice

    Land Use
    Banking, Finance & Secured Transactions
    Closely Held Businesses
    Equine Law
    Estate Planning, Preparation of Wills and Trusts
    Estate Administration
    Commercial Real Estate Transactions
    Residential Real Estate Transactions
    Real Estate Tax Appeals

Bar Admissions

    New Jersey
    U.S. District Court District of New Jersey

Education

    Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    J.D. – 1987

Manhattanville

    B.A. – 1984

Classes/Seminars

    Rutgers Co-Op Extension, Short Course for Horse Owners and Barn Managers, Equine Liability Issues, April, 2004
    Rutgers Co-Op Extension, Short Course for Horse Owners and Barn Managers, Equine Liability Issues, April, 2005
    New York County Lawyer’s Association Sports Law Forum, March, 2009
    Rutgers Equine Science Center, Winter Short Course for Developing Future Leaders for the Equine Industry, Legal Issues Important to the Equine Industry, January, 2012
    New Jersey State Bar Association Convention, Panelist on Animal Law, May, 2012
    Rutgers Equine Science Center and Northeast SARE, Equine Business Planning for NJ Horse Businesses, February, 2013
    Rutgers Equine Science Center, Developing Future Leaders for the Equine Industry Management and Leadership Methods, January, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

    New Jersey State Bar Association
    American Bar Association
    Essex County Bar Association
    New Jersey State Bar Association, Member, Animal Law Committee
    Fund for Newark Abbey, Trustee
    Development Council of the Archdiocese of Newark, Board Member
    Rutgers University for Equine Advancement, Board Member and Vice Chair