John M. Coyne III

Shareholder, Practice Group Manager, Real Estate, Banking & Finance
Akron
222 South Main Street
Suite 400
Akron, OH 44308
P 330.849.6677
F 330.376.4577
P 330.849.6677 | F 330.376.4577



Overview

Mr. Coyne focuses his practice on transactional commercial real estate law. He represents clients in various multi-family transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, and financings (HUD, Freddie Mac, and Fannie Mae) with over a half-billion in deals closed. He also represents clients with condominium and association law needs, and handles real estate transactions representing commercial and residential developer clients and owners in a wide array of issues, from acquisition to financing, leasing, and other development issues.

Experience
  • Represents developers with residential and commercial development projects from acquisition, financing, preparation of CCRs, etc.
  • Represents homeowner associations and condominium associations in governance matters
  • Represent residential and commercial clients in transaction structuring, entity formation, project financing, and development issues
  • Involved in real estate transactions throughout the country
  • Represent developers of commercial and residential condominiums
  • Represent clients with leasing issues (retail, commercial, industrial, governmental)
  • Involved in railroad line acquisitions involving Class I railroads; negotiated property-related agreements and joint facility agreements; worked on developing a commuter rail system with governmental authorities
Services

Industries

Education

  1. Cleveland State University, M.B.A.
  2. Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D.
    • magna cum laude
  3. University of Tennessee, B.S., Business Administration
    • high honors

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Recognized as a 2010 Leading Lawyer by Inside Business Magazine
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2012-2013, 2015-2019)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2005-2007)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Real Estate Law (2009-2020)
  • Named The Best Lawyers in America©  Akron Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2019)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Akron Bar Association, Real Property Law Committee, Chair (2001 & 2002)
  • Ohio State Bar Association
Community Affiliations
  • City of Medina, President of Council
  • Leadership Medina County, Class of 2010

Insights

Overview

Mr. Coyne focuses his practice on transactional commercial real estate law. He represents clients in various multi-family transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, and financings (HUD, Freddie Mac, and Fannie Mae) with over a half-billion in deals closed. He also represents clients with condominium and association law needs, and handles real estate transactions representing commercial and residential developer clients and owners in a wide array of issues, from acquisition to financing, leasing, and other development issues.

Experience
  • Represents developers with residential and commercial development projects from acquisition, financing, preparation of CCRs, etc.
  • Represents homeowner associations and condominium associations in governance matters
  • Represent residential and commercial clients in transaction structuring, entity formation, project financing, and development issues
  • Involved in real estate transactions throughout the country
  • Represent developers of commercial and residential condominiums
  • Represent clients with leasing issues (retail, commercial, industrial, governmental)
  • Involved in railroad line acquisitions involving Class I railroads; negotiated property-related agreements and joint facility agreements; worked on developing a commuter rail system with governmental authorities

Education

  1. Cleveland State University, M.B.A.
  2. Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D.
    • magna cum laude
  3. University of Tennessee, B.S., Business Administration
    • high honors

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Recognized as a 2010 Leading Lawyer by Inside Business Magazine
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2012-2013, 2015-2019)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2005-2007)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Real Estate Law (2009-2020)
  • Named The Best Lawyers in America©  Akron Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2019)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Akron Bar Association, Real Property Law Committee, Chair (2001 & 2002)
  • Ohio State Bar Association
Community Affiliations
  • City of Medina, President of Council
  • Leadership Medina County, Class of 2010