Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, announced that Kristin F. Zimar has joined the firm’s Real Estate practice group and Rochester office.

Zimar has experience related to a wide range of complex business and commercial issues, including disputes and litigation concerning contracts, commercial leases, restrictive covenants, Article 78 challenges, insurance indemnification, and breaches of representations and warranties, and with proceedings in both federal court and New York State Supreme Court. She was most recently an associate with Harris Beach PLLC in Rochester.

A magna cum laude graduate of the State University of New York at Albany, Zimar earned her law degree, summa cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law.

The Harter Secrest & Emery real estate attorneys advise clients on all legal aspects of real estate law. The firm represents a wide range of developers, commercial buyers, sellers, real estate investment trusts, and institutional lenders in the acquisition, divestiture, financing, zoning, and municipal approvals of real estate ventures. In addition, Harter Secrest & Emery works with commercial clients, including Fortune 100 companies, on commercial leasing matters. Recipients of a top-tier ranking from Chambers USA, Harter Secrest & Emery’s real estate practice group includes title specialists, attorneys who are well-equipped to handle all title issues that may arise in the course of the firm’s representation of purchasers, sellers, and lenders. Additionally, the firm’s title attorneys are agents for nationally and locally recognized title insurance companies.

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