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Katherine Howk Karl

Banking Attorney at Rochester, NY

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  • Licensed for 36 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1988
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

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About Katherine

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4
Practice areas
  1. Banking
    40%
    As Chair of our firm's Banking Law Practice Group, I am involved with the full array of commercial lending transactions including mortgage and construction lending, syndications and participations, bond transactions, coordination with various incentive programs and SBA programs.

    36 years

  2. Real estate
    40%
    I have chaired our firm's Real Estate Practice Group for many years so I have been involved with commercial purchase and sale transactions, real estate development, hotel complex developments, representing a national retailer in asset purchase transactions and hundreds of ground lease and operating lease arrangements, and closing financing credit facilities.

    36 years

  3. Environmental and natural resources
    10%
    Counseling to provide practical solutions to environmental concerns that arise in real estate development and financing transactions.

    34 years

  4. Land use and zoning
    10%
    Representing developers to obtain permits, area and use variances and site plan approvals for a variety of planned developments. Negotiated appropriate covenants, easements and restrictions for development projects.

    34 years

Location

Underberg & Kessler LLP
300 Bausch & Lomb Place
Rochester, NY, 14604-2702

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AVVO RATING 8.1 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Underberg & Kessler, LLP
  • 1991 - Present
  • Associate
  • Mousaw, Vigdor, Reeves, Heilbronner & Kroll
  • 1988 - 1991

Education

  • Union University at Albany Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1987
  • Bucknell University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1984

Associations

  • The Landmark Society of Western New York, Inc.
  • Board of Trustees
  • 2003 - Present
  • Rochester Downtown Development Corporation
  • Board of Directors
  • 2001 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Excellence in Law, Top Women in Law
  • Daily Record
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer Upstate
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer Upstate
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer Upstate
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer Upstate
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer Upstate
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer Upstate
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer Upstate
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2007
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Publications

  • Unknown
  • Planning For Smooth Transitions - Do We Need a Post Closing Agreement?
  • 2005

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Rochester Banking Lawyer Katherine Howk Karl
Katherine Howk Karl
Banking Attorney
Rochester, NY
Licensed for 36 years