Larkin Hoffman Ranked Highly by Chambers USA in Franchise, Real Estate for 2018


Larkin Hoffman was recognized as a leading real estate and franchise firm in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, an annual guide identifying the top attorneys and firms in the United States. The publication also recognized four of the firm’s attorneys as leaders in their fields.

Real Estate
Chambers described Larkin Hoffman’s real estate practice as being known for its “litigation expertise, [which] includes handling eminent domain, construction and tax disputes.” Peter Coyle was recognized in real estate for his zoning and land use practice. The publication quoted peers who describe Peter as "very effective" and "very well respected." Also in the real estate category, Tim Stoltman was highly regarded. The publication noted that, “he continues to be respected as one of the most experienced attorneys currently practicing in the Minnesota real estate market.”

Once again, the publication regarded Larkin Hoffman’s franchise practice as one of the best nationwide. Chambers made note of the team’s “strong bench of attorneys offering notable experience and expertise in franchising M&A and regulatory and compliance work.” Chuck Modell, who has been ranked nationally for 11 consecutive years, was described by a client as an attorney who "is able to take complex problems and make them simpler, drawing on his experience to show you what to do." Joe Fittante, who has been nationally ranked by the publication for 10 years, was described as "practical, hard-working and very pleasant to deal with."

Chambers USA is one of the world’s leading publishers of guides to the legal profession, ranking leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout the United States.