Leah R. Wyant, Attorney

Leah R. Wyant

Practice area: Real Estate

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  Telephone

General: (262) 634-1203
Leah Wyant: (262) 456-2391


  Postal

Wyant Law Offices
P.O. Box 1303
Racine, WI 53401-1303

Leah R. Wyant is a shareholder at Wyant Law Offices, S.C., where she maintains a broad-based real estate practice. Leah provides strategic counsel to clients on a wide range of matters, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, and development of real estate; negotiation of construction contracts; office, retail, multi-family, commercial, industrial and residential leasing; and land use, zoning, licensing and permitting matters. Leah joined Wyant Law Offices, S.C. after five years of practicing with one of the largest real estate law practices in Wisconsin.

Leah is active with the community and serves on the Board of Directors for Meta House, a nonprofit organization that helps women struggling with drug and alcohol addiction to reclaim their lives and rebuild their families. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Downtown Racine Corporation. She is active with professional associations and is a member of NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association, WCREW (Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Women), National CREW and CARW (The Commercial Association of REALTORS Wisconsin).


Representative Matters and Experience

  • Advises clients on the purchase and sale of real estate, including: negotiating and drafting listing contracts, letters of intent, purchase and sale agreements and land contracts; analyzing due diligence matters, such as title and survey; negotiating and drafting reciprocal easement agreements and declarations of covenants and restrictions; preparing transfer documents; structuring complex tax-deferred 1031 exchanges; and negotiating and structuring real estate financing.
  • Negotiates and drafts leases and subleases in connection with office, manufacturing, retail, commercial and residential space and senior housing living facilities.
  • Represents developers, retailers, assisted living providers and senior living providers on matters relating to land use, zoning and other aspects of entitlements throughout Wisconsin.
  • Negotiates and drafts leases and subleases in connection with office, manufacturing, retail, commercial and residential space and senior housing living facilities.
  • Assists clients in navigating the regulation of alcoholic beverages in Wisconsin.

Presentations

  • “Listing Contracts and Real Estate Considerations in Estate Planning,” State Bar of Wisconsin, Annual Meeting & Conference (June 15-16, 2017)
  • “Women in Commercial Real Estate Growing Our Industry Success,” Panel Speaker (November 15, 2016), presented by SVN/Hintze Commercial Real Estate in partnership with Commercial Association of REALTORS Wisconsin (CARW) and Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Women (WCREW)
  • “Real Estate Considerations in Trust and Estate Administration,” Milwaukee Bar Association (Estates & Trusts Specialty Section) (July 19, 2016)
  • “Real Estate Considerations in Trust and Estate Administration,” Association of Women Lawyers Estate Planning Discussion Group (November 16, 2016)
  • “Variances and Conditional Use Permits,” National Business Institute (May, 2015)
  • “Ethical Responsibility in Land Use Law,” National Business Institute (May, 2015)

Honors

  • Selected by the Wisconsin Law Journal as a 2015 “Up and Coming Lawyer”

Affiliations/Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Racine Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Women (WCREW)
  • National CREW Network
  • NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Wisconsin Chapter
  • The Commercial Association of REALTORS Wisconsin (CARW)
  • Meta House (Member, Board of Directors)
  • Downtown Racine Corporation (Board of Directors)
  • Wisconsin Law Review (Former Member)

Education

  • J.D., summa cum laude, University of Wisconsin Law School
  • B.S., summa cum laude, Northern Michigan University

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

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