Stephen P. McConnell, Jr.
Stephen P. McConnell, Chair of the Firm’s Real Estate Group, concentrates his practice on real estate, corporate and finance law, as well as general business transactions. Over the past 20 years, Mr. McConnell has developed a national real estate practice, representing clients who are based close to home in the MidAtlantic region, as well as those located throughout the United States.
Mr. McConnell has extensive experience in a wide range of real estate matters including development, sales, acquisitions, financings, joint ventures and commercial leasing. He has advised real estate clients in numerous sophisticated transactions involving office buildings, raw land, mixed-use projects, warehouses and industrial sites through every phase of a real estate transaction, from drafting and negotiating the listing, to financing and purchase and sale agreements, through due diligence and settlement.
As a partner in the Firm’s Corporate & Business Services Group, Mr. McConnell blends his business and finance practice with his keen legal insight into the ever-changing real estate industry in order to guide clients toward maximizing their real estate opportunities. He is a highly knowledgeable counselor who provides strategic guidance to owners, developers, investors, borrowers and lenders, real estate professionals, utility companies, financial institutions, and insurance companies, just to name a few.
J.D., Villanova University School of Law (1997)
B.A., Duke University (1993)
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Den Leader, Cub Scout Pack 110
The borrower in an acquisition and construction loan in the amount of $13,000,000
A developer in connection with the financing and acquisition of an $11,000,000 retail and warehouse facility in central Pennsylvania
A national developer in connection with the acquisition and disposition of numerous new and existing retail properties in • Nevada, North Carolina and Illinois
A national banking association in preparation of loan documents
The sureties in a loan workout on a $7,500,000 mortgage for a residential condominium project in New Jersey
The owner in the leasing and property management of a commercial office park
The seller in the $22,500,000 disposition of a New Jersey radio station and related real and personal property assets
The tenant in the buyout of its current lease and in the negotiation of a new lease of 17,000 square feet of office space in suburban Philadelphia
Author, Negotiating Your Office Lease in a Recovering Market. The Legal Intelligencer. (June 26, 2006)