Our attorneys offer much more than just legal advice. We offer our clients practical business advice and creative solutions that can make a difference to your bottom line. Our attorneys have decades of experience advising companies in the following areas:

Real Estate

The firm represents clients in every facet of real estate practice, including the negotiation and preparation of contracts for conveyances of title, development agreements, easements, licenses, land use and occupancy agreements, brokerage and commission agreements, and joint venture agreements, as well as all forms of partnership agreements and lease agreements. We have represented owners, developers, landlords, tenants and lenders in all aspects of real property rights, including commercial land acquisition, financing and development, zoning and planning issues and related negotiations, transaction documentation and litigation.


Whether it is a real estate secured; asset-based; line of credit; floor planning; private banking; credit-enhanced; surety bond; trustee; agent or custodian matter; lenders know that McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC has the experience to navigate the intricacies of every transaction. We have served The Bank of New York Mellon, Capital One Bank, N.A., City National Bank of New Jersey, Deutsche Bank Trust Company New Jersey Ltd., Peapack-Gladstone Bank, TD Bank, N.A., Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and U.S. Bank National Association.

Tax Lien Securitization

McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC has participated in countless tax-lien securitizations throughout the United States. Our attorneys have represented financial institutions in all types of securitizations, from public bond offerings to private bond placements to private equity and lender transactions. Our firm has counseled clients through all aspects of securitizations, including start-up, termination and defeasance, default and restructuring and sale of portfolio assets. We have also counseled clients through landmark court decisions having a profound impact on the value and structural integrity of securitizations.

Corporate and Business

The corporate and business practice at McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC involves all aspects of the formation and operation of business organizations. The firm regularly advises its clients on the selection of the type of business organization in which to conduct their activities, including partnerships and joint ventures, sole proprietorships, corporations and limited liability companies both for-profit and nonprofit. The firm frequently assists clients in financing transactions, including securities offerings, startups and mezzanine financings.  The firm also advises extensively on mergers and acquisitions, both on the buy and sell side, and the related tax issues.  We specialize in representing business entities as retail franchisees.

Contact Us

For more information about our Corporate, Business and Banking practice, please contact John V. Cavaliere, John J. Oberdorf Jr. or Jeffrey A. Sherry at 973-622-1800.