Robert L. Baker, Jr. is a member of the firm’s Commercial Real Estate practice group. He represents commercial property owners, landlords, tenants, and developers in real estate transactions in various markets spanning across the country.
A large portion of Mr. Baker’s practice is focused on commercial leasing. For over twenty years, he has advised clients in diverse leasing matters, providing tailor-made solutions for countless projects on a nation-wide scale.
Throughout his career, Mr. Baker has represented small to middle-market businesses, publicly-traded companies, private equity firms, real estate investment companies, and mortgage investors and servicers, all with diversified real estate holdings and needs. He routinely negotiates and drafts a wide variety of commercial leases, ranging from large-scale retail and office leases to single-tenant industrial facilities on behalf of both landlords and tenants. In addition, he advises clients in sale/leaseback transactions and is regularly retained as local counsel to out-of-state firms to offer assistance and guidance in the sale, purchase, and leasing of commercial real estate assets in New Jersey.
Mr. Baker is a New Jersey Certified Foreclosure Mediator and has served as an instructor for numerous continuing education courses for attorneys and real estate professionals.
Mr. Baker earned his Juris Doctor from Villanova University School of Law in Villanova, PA and earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science & Government from Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT.