Practice Areas

Catherine L. Pierce, Esq. practices in three main areas: Real Estate & Construction; Land Use/Subdivision & Development; Business/Corporate & Commercial. Each practice area is summarized below. For more detailed information about a particular area, please click on the corresponding section heading to visit the relevant web page.

Real Estate & Construction

Rely on us when you need experienced counsel to handle real estate or construction matters. We can assist you with commercial and residential purchase and sale or lease transactions, review and negotiation of commercial and residential loan documentation, preparation and review of construction or architectural agreements, and resolution of real estate or construction disputes.

Land Use/Subdivision & Development

Our land use/subdivision and development services are complemented by our real estate services. Let us help you with land use entitlement, zoning, and variance issues, development of planned unit developments, master planned and mixed-use communities, or multi-family condominium projects, formation and governance of homeowners associations, review of subdivision plans and resolution of subdivision map issues, preparation and interpretation of deeds, easements or covenants, resolution of boundary disputes, and real property tax assessment appeals.

Business/Corporate & Commercial

Our business experience helps us to develop practical, “real world” solutions to your legal problems. We advise clients on everything from entity selection, formation and maintenance, contract negotiations, employment matters, licensing agreements and commercial dispute resolution, to complex transactions for growth or divestiture of businesses, and exit strategies.