Abe Salander is a commercial real estate attorney, representing landlords, tenants, buyers, sellers, investors, developers, REITs, and private equity firms in a range of transactional and litigation real estate matters and counseling them on high-value aspects of their business.

Mr. Salander’s real estate transactional experience includes leasing, asset sales, financing, and workouts.  He also has cross-disciplinary experience with mergers and acquisitions, as well as risk and compliance.

Mr. Salander’s real estate litigation experience includes representing clients in connection with disputes involving commercial leases, acquisitions, rights of first refusal, partnerships, development projects, construction, financing, judicial foreclosures, UCC foreclosures, evictions, specific performance, property management, special servicers, eminent domain, and allegations of failure to maintain.  He has litigated in state and federal courts and before arbitration associations across the country.

Mr. Salander regularly counsels real estate clients on pre-litigation disputes and matters related to their day-to-day business.

Mr. Salander also has conducted high-stakes internal investigations in response to government subpoenas and in connection with crisis management.

Mr. Salander maintains an active pro bono practice.  He has advised 501(c)(3) organizations on issues related to business transactions, contractual relationships, risk and compliance, and pre-litigation disputes.  He also has represented clients in criminal and civil matters at the trial and appellate levels.

Before joining Jenner & Block, Mr. Salander worked in commercial real estate as a broker, principal, and property manager.  He has experience valuing commercial real estate, negotiating and executing transactions, and managing property.  Prior to that, he worked as an investment banking analyst at JPMorgan, where he assisted corporations issuing convertible securities and performed extensive financial analysis.