E. Mathern is a shareholder focusing her practice on real estate development
and finance. Erin represents for-profit and non-profit developers in a
variety of complex matters, including land acquisition and assembly, development
planning, entitlements, governmental subsidies, and the use of various financing
mechanisms, including loan and grant programs administered by federal, state,
and local governments, tax-exempt bonds and tax increment financing. A
significant portion of Erin’s practice is devoted to facilitating the
development of affordable, multifamily housing around the country utilizing
low-income housing tax credits.
also has significant experience in urban and adaptive re-use developments, and
acquisition and disposition, leasing, easements, title matters, common interest
community issues, and the representation of businesses and business owners in
matters of strategic planning and business formation.
joining private legal practice, Erin worked in real estate development for more than a decade as the Development Director and then General Counsel of a Minnesota
Top-20 builder. Erin’s legal practice is based on an underlying foundation of
real-world experience. She is an advocate for clients, working together to find
well-formulated strategies and business-minded solutions to a variety of legal issues.
Erin recognizes that innovation and creative problem-solving are key components
to successful real estate transactions, and to managing and growing successful
addition to her legal career, Erin owns a specialty real estate firm. She is
interested in architecture and historic preservation and, along with her
business partners, has completed several historic renovation projects, winning
awards for adaptive reuse of historic buildings.