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Philadelphia
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Bradley A. Krouse

Partner | Real Estate and Finance

Biography

Bradley A. Krouse is the Managing Partner of the firm and previously served Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP as the Chair of the Real Estate and Finance Department.

Brad represents many of the region's most prominent real estate developers, owners, investors and private equity companies.  He serves his clients in multiple roles as a strategic counselor, advisor and dealmaker and his practice includes a full range of real estate activities, including acquisitions, sales, leasing, and financing and development for a wide array of clients such as: shopping centers, apartment and office building developers and owners, national retail and office tenants and private equity funds. Brad’s areas of particular expertise include large scale national multi-state, multi-property portfolio transactions and sale leasebacks.

While being consistently named as a Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer," ranked in Chambers USA and named one of the Best Lawyers in America in Real Estate Law, Brad also serves as a director on the Board of the Philadelphia 76ers Basketball Team, the New Jersey Devils Hockey Team and the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation. He is also the acting Chair of the Mid-Atlantic Advisory Board of Team Impact.

In addition, Brad serves as an Emeritus Trustee of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society where he previously served on the Board of Trustees. He is also a founding member of the Jewish Federation Real Estate of Philadelphia where he previously served as the Chair of the Executive Committee.

Brad is currently a Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School teaching an advanced level course on transactional law drafting called “Transactional Law Bootcamp."

Credentials

Education

Duke University School of Law, J.D., with honors (1990)

Tufts University, B.A., magna cum laude (1987)


Admissions

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

Publications

"Legends and Rainmakers of Law: Building a Practice," panelist at Philadelphia Business Journal, October 5, 2017

"Ground Leases, Master Leases, and Sales Leasebacks: Their Structure and Use," accredited CLE seminar, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, September 19, 2012

"Rethinking Corporate Counsel: Nine Minds Are Better Than One," Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, October 13, 2011

"Ins and Outs of Commercial Mortgage Loan Purchase and Sale," accredited CLE seminar, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, October 20, 2010

“Student Housing Conference,” National Apartment Association, February 2008

“Competing to Win,” Philadelphia Property Opportunities Conference,” September 2003

“The Real Estate Development Transaction—Existing Commercial Office Buildings,” PBI, 2003

“The Essentials of Office and Retail Leases in Pennsylvania,” National Business Institute, 1991-2001

 

Representative Matters:

  • National real estate counsel for a leading private equity fund handling real estate matters throughout the U.S., including the largest retail sale leaseback in U.S. history;
  • Represents one of the largest real estate opportunity funds in the country in a variety of matters, including the acquisition and redevelopment of apartments and hotel properties throughout the U.S.;
  • Represents one of the largest Philadelphia based real estate office funds in the acquisition and redevelopment of office buildings and corporate centers, including the acquisitions of multi-state multi-property office portfolios;
  • Represents the largest privately held student housing developer in the U.S. in the acquisition and redevelopment of student housing properties including strategic joint ventures with universities and colleges;
  • Represents the largest retail power center developer in the Philadelphia metropolitan area in the acquisition, development, leasing and financing of multiple power centers in the Philadelphia region; and
  • Represents a leading developer of flexible-stay furnished residences throughout the country including the acquisition, financing and structuring of an iconic Philadelphia mixed use property.

2016 Honoree, Israel Bonds Philadelphia Real Estate & Financial Services Division

Named by American Lawyer Media as one of Pennsylvania's 2004 "Lawyers on the Fast Track" (2004)

Recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the "40 Under 40" who are making their mark in their professional fields and communities (April, 2003)

Recipient of National Multiple Sclerosis Society MS Award, Class of 2001 (2001)