Real Estate Law

The laws governing real estate transactions are complex and can change as quickly as the market itself. In this ever-evolving landscape, The Real Estate Law Team at PLG has the strong industry experience clients need in this ever-evolving landscape to actively and effectively protect your interests.

Whether buying, selling, investing, or facing other simple or complicated real estate matters, our team is prepared to counsel you every step of the way.

 The Real Estate Law Team at PLG has helped clients with land use issues, including waivers, property acquisitions and redevelopment plans.

We will review documents to ensure you understand the terms and that the transaction complies with applicable state and federal laws. Our team is also experienced in drafting documents and assisting in lease and contract negotiations.

The Real Estate Law Team at PLG will look out for your interests and ensure that you are not paying unnecessary fees or have any surprises in your contract. Our goal is to reduce your risk.

There are times when a matter may have to be litigated, such as a commercial lease dispute or contract dispute. The Real Estate Law Team at PLG has extensive litigation experience filing lawsuits and defending against claims brought against clients.  


Our firm assists clients with a full spectrum of real estate matters, including:

  • Commercial leases 

  • Investment partnerships 

  • Real estate litigation 

  • Property management 

  • Acquisition and development of commercial real property 

  • Negotiating, drafting, and reviewing purchase contracts 

  • Representation at closing 

  • Landlord-tenant disputes

Our Real Estate Law Team:


Tony Paganelli

  • Concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, mediation, and business strategy.

  • Has more than 20 years of civil litigation experience.

  • Recognized in 2009 and 2010 as an “Indiana Rising Star” (the top 5% of Indiana lawyers under 40), and as an “Indiana Super Lawyer” (the top 5% of all Indiana lawyers) every year since 2010; included in every edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” since 2013.


Chris McGrath

  • Chris works with business owners, helping them overcome challenges in set-up, employment, contracts, business negotiations, real estate, litigation and dispute resolution.

  • He has litigated cases before judges and juries in state and federal courts in Indiana.

  • Chris is a registered mediator, and regularly hosts client mediations at the Paganelli Group office.


Tom Perkins

  • Has more than 20 years of experience as a lawyer in Indiana.  

  • Advises private-sector clients on entity formation and structure, strategic contracting, litigation, real estate transactions, zoning matters and risk mitigation. 

  • He helps municipalities and public sector clients with APRA compliance, procurements, and planning. 


Raegan Gibson

  • Concentrates her practice in business and real estate litigation.

  • Experienced litigator at the state, federal, trial, and appellate levels.

  • Admitted to practice before the Indiana Supreme Court, Indiana Court of Appeals, and United State District Courts in Indiana.


Caroline Richardson

  • Practice has included commercial litigation, business formation, and commercial and residential foreclosure proceedings. 

  • On the board of directors for the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana and recently concluded her term as president of the board of directors for Partners in Housing Development Corp., where she remains a board member.


Mackenzie Skalski

  • Mackenzie focuses her practice on representing people and companies in civil litigation matters including real estate and commercial litigation.

  • She also represents business owners in transactions and entity formations.

  • Mackenzie is admitted to practice in Indiana and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.