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Christopher Wisniewski Counsel

 
Cherry Hill, NJ | Direct 856.317.3649Fax 856.317.3626
wisniewskic@whiteandwilliams.com
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Christopher Wisniewski practices in the areas of corporate and real estate law, with a focus on formations, mergers and acquisitions, contract preparation, land use and real estate leasing and transfers. Chris also has significant experience in advising companies on contractual, regulatory, licensing and compliance matters. His experience also includes taxation, franchise law, real estate tax appeals, 1031 exchanges, non-profit entity formations and tax exemption applications, commercial lending and financing including SBA Loans, licensing and intellectual property/software agreements and liquor license transfers.

Chris is a frequent lecturer at National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education seminars on drafting commercial agreements, general business law and NJ cannabis law.

Prior to joining White and Williams, Chris was a founding member of a boutique firm that specialized in corporate law, real estate and land use. Prior to that, he worked for a number of AmLaw 100 firms and clerked for the Honorable Carolyn Engel Temin in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a regional orthodontic supplier in a $2.4M asset sale to a national distributor
  • Represented a national commercial refrigeration company in acquiring a new headquarters in Gloucester Township, NJ
  • Represented the seller of a local building supply company in a $3.5 million sale to a national distributor and associated leasing and estate planning matters
  • Represents a regional outdoor advertising company in acquiring billboard sites from the South Jersey Transportation Authority
  • Represents the owner of a 55+ rental community in Gloucester County, NJ in a $5.2 million construction-to-permanent loan
  • Represents the developer engaged by national auto body chain in the acquisition and permitting of 12 new locations in New Jersey and associated borrowing needs
  • Serves as counsel to a Mullica Hill, NJ medical office building owner overseeing leases with four medical practices/university medical centers, zoning for expansion and tax appeals
  • Represented a South Jersey law firm in the sale and leaseback of a $2.5 million commercial office building
  • Served as borrower’s counsel for a $4.9 million loan (including letters of credit) for a developer of a shopping center in Medford, NJ and negotiated multiple tenant leases
  • Represented a commercial lender in an aggregate $12.6 million loan over three transactions with real estate collateral in multiple states and numerous pledged partnership interests
  • Handled the formation and investors subscriptions for an entity formed to acquire a $2.75 million warehouse in Ohio
  • Represents a member in a contribution agreement to form a $40 million mechanical contracting company based in South Jersey
  • Represented a licensee in an initial territory offering of a national upscale hamburger restaurant
  • Represented the seller of a durable medical equipment supply rental company and associated real estate in a $2.5 million sale
  • Served as New Jersey counsel for a national homebuilder’s disposition of 84 parcels in four developments in New Jersey in an overall $53 million asset sale
  • Formed a not-for-profit entity and obtained 501(c)(3)exemption for a charity that holds annual beach concerts
  • Successfully negotiated real estate tax appeals in Atlantic, Cumberland and Gloucester counties for commercial properties valued in excess of $1 million
  • Represented a publicly traded energy company in negotiating a Co-Marketing Agreement with a national office supply retailer
  • Represented the seller of a $31 million casino resort in Atlantic City, NJ
  • Represented a borrower in a $28 million New Jersey Economic Development Authority Revenue Bond
  • Represented a redeveloper of a parcel in Atlantic City to build a $2.4 billion casino resort
  • Represented a national wireless telecommunications company in hundreds of rooftop, water tower and raw land leases for antenna and tower equipment placements

Recognition & Involvement

Chris currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Washington Township (NJ) Zoning Board of Adjustment. He also has a “Certificate of Completion” for the SBA 504 Loan Closing course provided by the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO).

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Pennsylvania

Education

Villanova University School of Law, JD, 1999

Villanova University, MS, 1995

Rutgers University, BA, 1991

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