Carl co-chairs the Real Estate Group of Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin. For over two decades, he has handled an enormous array of real estate law matters for Delaware Valley clients, ranging from zoning and land development to real-estate financing and acquisition. A Fellow of the College of Community Association Lawyers, Carl is widely regarded as one of the area’s leading attorneys in association law, based on his work in the development of over 150 condominium and homeowners’ associations and ongoing representation of numerous associations.
Carl acquired his extensive experience in zoning litigation from numerous successful appearances before zoning hearing boards and appellate arguments. He has a reputation for effectively handling zoning cases and subdivision and land-development applications in a majority of townships and boroughs throughout Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Carl has obtained substantial recovery for landowners in eminent domain cases and has successfully represented municipal entities in defending eminent domain claims. Carl has represented developers, commercial landowners, and banks with respect to the acquisition and financing of commercial properties held for future development. He is also known for his work structuring multimillion-dollar real-estate acquisitions with innovative contingencies for financing, land development and zoning approvals.
A frequent lecturer for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Community Associations Institute and the Montgomery Bar Association (MBA), Carl is a past Chairman of the MBA’s Specialization Committee and Real Estate Land Use Committee. He is also a past President of the Pennsylvania/Greater Delaware Valley Chapter of the Community Associations Institute, the Montgomery Bar Foundation, and the Montgomery County Big Brothers/Big Sisters Association. Since 2009, Carl has served multiple terms as Chair of the Pennsylvania Legislative Action Committee of the Community Associations Institute. Before joining the firm in 1984, he served as a law clerk to The Honorable Stanley M. Greenberg of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia. A graduate of Boston University School of Law, Carl received his undergraduate degree from Brown University.