Lucas N. Roe is a shareholder in Reinhart’s Real Estate Practice and has extensive experience advising clients in all aspects of real estate law. He provides legal advice and counsel to clients in connection with acquiring, financing, developing, leasing, and selling real estate nationwide. His experience includes complicated tax-deferred (1031) exchanges, facilitating public-private partnerships, sophisticated condominium structures, and work-out situations.

Lucas works closely with clients to develop innovative, practical and cost-effective solutions for complicated transactions. He enjoys helping clients to achieve their business goals.

As a member of the real estate financing team, Lucas has significant experience representing borrowers in connection with financing insured by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Lucas primarily serves the following industries:

  • Real Estate Acquisitions and Sales
  • Real Estate Development
  • Government Relations
  • Real Estate Financing
  • Food and Beverage Law
  • Environmental Law


Education

J.D., cum laude, University of Wisconsin Law School; Order of the Coif
B.S., with distinction, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Economics, Biological Aspects of Conservation)

Bar Admissions

Wisconsin

  • Assists clients with all aspects of buying, selling, financing, developing and leasing real property in Wisconsin and across the country
  • Routinely represents borrowers in connection with HUD’s lending programs for multifamily housing projects pursuant to FHA insurance programs and other regulatory compliance matters
  • Regularly counsels clients in connection with tax deferred exchanges under IRC §1031
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • American Bar Association
  • Director, Common Wealth Development, Inc. (2014-Present)
  • Director and Secretary, Madison Area Community Land Trust (2014-Present)
  • Author, Real Property Chapter, Annual Survey of Wisconsin Law, 2015 ed.
  • Co-author, State by State Guide to Commercial Real Estate Leases – Wisconsin Chapter, 2013-15 eds, Aspen Publishing
  • Author, Homebuying After Below: Navigating the Economic Loss Maze, Wisconsin Lawyer, April 2009
  • Co-author, Real Estate Transactions System (2008-2012)
  • Annual presentations for commercial real estate broker continuing legal education
  • Co-Chair, 12th Annual Commercial Real Estate Update (November, 2015)
  • Advising clients on NNN leases, State Bar of Wisconsin 12th annual Commercial Real Estate Update (November, 2015)
  • Co-Chair, 11th Annual Commercial Real Estate Update (November, 2014)
  • “Revised Stormwater and Wetland Regulations Impact Developments” Trends In Land Use and Zoning Seminar, Milwaukee, WI (September 2013)
  • “Tax Implications of TIF Financing” TIF and Taxes Seminar, Madison, WI (May 2013)
  • “Wisconsin Listings” Commercial Brokers Group, Inc. Continuing Education Seminar, Madison, WI (April 2013)
  • “Proposed Delisting of Butler’s Gartersnake/ Environment Update” Trends In Land Use and Zoning Seminar, Milwaukee, WI (December 2012)
  • Annual presentations for commercial real estate broker continuing legal education
  • Co-Chair, 12th Annual Commercial Real Estate Update (November, 2015)
  • Advising clients on NNN leases, State Bar of Wisconsin 12th annual Commercial Real Estate Update (November, 2015)