Representation of Palmer Trinity Private School, Inc. in connection with the school's $55 million expansion of its current campus onto an adjacent, 32-acre parcel of land that it acquired specifically for that purpose in 2003. Bilzin Sumberg's representation included providing land use and zoning counsel, and successfully representing the client in eight appellate proceedings related to the Village of Palmetto Bay's opposition to the campus expansion. Additionally, while the zoning appeals were ongoing, our team served as co-counsel on a $17 million damage suit brought against the Village in response to the its arbitrary and unreasonable actions to prevent the school expansion. Our team satisfactorily addressed the Village's remaining concerns regarding the campus expansion and successfully negotiated a settlement of the damages claimed.
US Homes applied for and received zoning approval of a 1,500-unit residential community in Lee County, Florida; the neighbors challenged the approval in court. We represented US Homes in the appeal and subsequent remand, obtaining a favorable resolution to the matter for our client.
Representation of Tallahassee condominium complex in disputes regarding construction delays and defects, including defense of claims filed by trade subcontractors for increased scope of work and extended general conditions.
Representation of major tax-exempt hospital system in connection with an Internal Revenue Service examination of its federal income tax returns. The coordinated four-year examination of the organization, which operated a group of hospitals and related out-patient facilities, presented many challengi...