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Rosemary J. Loverdi

Partner; Co-Chair, Procurement Practice Group
Primary Office
1500 Market St. 3500E
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Direct(215) 575-7035
Fax(215) 575-7200
rloverdi@dilworthlaw.com
LibertyView
457 Haddonfield Rd., Suite 700
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Direct(856) 675-1955
Fax(856) 663-8855
rloverdi@dilworthlaw.com

Assistant

Michele Sherel
Direct215-575-7199
msherel@dilworthlaw.com

Rosemary Loverdi represents real estate developers, family-owned real estate investment funds, retailers, manufacturers, and other middle-market companies in commercial real estate transactions. In the public sector, Rosemary has advised economic development agencies and state authorities in procurement matters, including structuring requests for proposals (RFPs), and has also represented public and quasi-public entities in real estate matters.

Rosemary regularly counsels clients in leasing, acquisition, construction, and financing matters. Her engagements have included mixed-use developments, condominium projects, multi-tenant and single-user office, warehouse, and shopping center retail leasing. Rosemary has also structured joint ventures for project development. She has represented both landlords and tenants, lenders and borrowers, and sellers and purchasers of real estate and therefore has an understanding of the concerns of both parties to a transaction.

Rosemary is committed to raising awareness regarding how heart disease and stroke affect women in particular, and has served as the Co-Chair of the Corporate Leadership Team and a member of the Executive Leadership Team for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign since 2007. Rosemary is also a member of and is the Executive Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), the co-Chair of the Development Committee of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council and a member of the March of Dimes Transportation, Building & Construction Awards Luncheon Board.

Representative Experience

  • Represents student housing developer in acquisitions and financings development projects, including creation of a condominium regime for a historic-tax credit project.
  • Represents the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development (PAID) in the sale and leasing of redevelopment parcels at the Navy Yard
  • Represents a group of investment partners in the acquisition and financing of franchised restaurants
  • Represented a middle-market wholesaler and retailer with respect to the construction of a new facility, including construction financing and a loan through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA)
  • Represented SEPTA in its procurement of a “smart card” new payment technologies system, and in the procurement of railcars for its regional rail transit system
  • Represented a family-owned real estate development fund in acquisition and financing of office and retail projects and joint ventures
  • Represented the developer of Pearl Condominiums in preparing condominium documents and development-related agreements for mixed-use condominium project

Professional & Community Activities

  • Executive Secretary for the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Philadelphia, 2017
  • Executive Secretary for the Board of Directors, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Philadelphia, 2015 and 2016 
  • Co-Chair of the Corporate Leadership Team and a member of the Executive Leadership Team for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign
  • Member, March of Dimes Transportation, Building & Construction Awards Luncheon Board
  • Co-Chair, Development Committee for the Delaware Valley Green Building Council
  • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Rutgers University School of Law Alumni Mentor
  • New Jersey Law Firm Group Mentor

Speeches & Presentations

  • Moderator, Bisnow's 3rd Annual Future of the Navy Yard and South Philly event, July 16, 2014
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Education

  • J.D., with honors, Rutgers School of Law - Camden, 1993
    • Member of Rutgers Law Journal (1991-1993)
    • Symposium Editor of Rutgers Law Journal (1992-1993)
  • B.S., with highest honors, Rutgers University, 1990

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1993
  • New Jersey, 1993
  • United States District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1994
  • United States District Court District of New Jersey, 1993

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