Clark Hill Attorneys Timothy Koltun and Joseph Kopietz Earn Exclusive LEED Accreditation
The law firm of Clark Hill announced today attorneys Timothy Koltun and Joseph Kopietz have earned the credential of LEED Accredited Professional from the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI).
“Joe and Tim’s accreditation enhances Clark Hill’s ability to serve our clients. We have found that effectively assisting clients who develop their projects using environmentally sustainable policies and practices requires an in-depth understanding of the applicable standards and incentives from a variety of perspectives,” said Bill Dunn, head of Clark Hill’s Real Estate Services Practice Group.
According to the GBCI website, Koltun and Kopietz are now two of only eight attorneys in
The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System™ is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings. Certification as a LEED Accredited Professional (AP) distinguishes professionals who have demonstrated a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles and the LEED Rating System.
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He has extensive experience in the sale, acquisition, development and leasing of residential, retail, office, industrial and hotel projects. Koltun has represented clients in complex sale/leaseback transactions involving commercial properties located in several states, and projects involving the utilization of tax credits and public and quasi-public funding. He has also represented institutional lenders as well as commercial borrowers in connection with construction and permanent financing, including securitized loans, and workouts, restructuring and enforcement of troubled loans.
Koltun has significant experience in forming limited liability companies and drafting and negotiating operating agreements for real estate projects. He has substantial expertise in the negotiation and documentation of design and construction related contracts, both from the contractor’s and owner’s standpoint. Koltun has represented numerous clients with respect to attached and site condominium projects as well as traditional platted projects.
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Clark Hill PLC is a full service law firm with expertise in environmental issues. Clark Hill attorneys have been practicing law in the area of environmental law for more than 30 years, and through a collaborative program called iGreen the firm now offers clients a holistic approach to their environmental concerns.
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