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William P. Sklar
William P. Sklar
Of Counsel 
2424 North Federal Highway
Suite 410
Boca Raton, FL 33431
 
Tel:
561.862.4000
Fax:
561.659.6313
 
 

William Sklar's practice includes representation of developers and lenders in planning, drafting, and the development of residential, commercial, and complex mixed-use condominiums and planned developments. William serves as regulatory counsel in compliance matters under numerous federal, state, and local statutes, regulations, and ordinances, including the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (ILSA), Fair Housing Act, and Florida Condominium and Homeowners Association Acts. He also represents clients in real estate transactions and financing.
 
Representative Experience
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Representation as general counsel in the drafting of governing documents for a property owners association that administers master common areas, the maintenance of which was delegated from sub-associations (either commercial or residential), as well as drainage facilities, roadway medians, street lighting, and other significant community wide facilities.
 
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Representation of developer in a 400+ unit redevelopment located in West Palm Beach, Florida.
 
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Representation of buyer in the acquisition of a 3,000+ apartment unit, 9 property apartment portfolio located in four counties in Florida, with a total transaction value of $125 million.
 
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Representation of pharmaceutical company in the acquisition of its corporate headquarters and a research and development facility in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
 
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Representation as bond purchaser counsel to a state pension fund of approximately $45 million, secured by recreational property leases on three projects in two Florida counties.
 
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Representation of client in wetlands avoidance and a minimization/off-site mitigation plan approval before the South Florida Water Management District and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a residential development in Palm Beach County, Florida.
 
Awards & Recognition
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The Legal 500 2011, Recommended for Real Estate
 
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Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2011, Listed for Real Estate Transactions
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine, 2006-2013, Listed in Florida for Real Estate
 
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The Best Lawyers in America 2014, Listed in Florida for Real Estate Law
 
Published Works & Lectures
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Co-Author, "Ethics and Professional Liability for the Real Estate Finance Practitioner - Attorney Malpractice Avoidance," The Florida Bar Association, April 2013
 
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"Commercial Real Estate Finance - Lessons Learned and a Brave New World," The Florida Bar Association, April 26, 2013
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section, Executive Council Member
 
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American Bar Association, Real Estate, Property, Probate, and Trust Section, Committee on Condominium and Cooperative Housing, Member
 
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American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL), Member
 
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College of Community Lawyers, Member
 



William P. Sklar

Practice
Real Estate
Education
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1980
B.B.A., University of Miami, 1976; magna cum laude
Bar Admissions
Florida
New York
 
 
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