Mitchell S. Nusbaum

Managing Partner

Mitchell S. Nusbaum

Managing Partner


Direct: 585-987-2874
Fax: 585-445-2374


At a Glance

Mitchell S. Nusbaum is Managing Partner of Woods Oviatt and a member of the firm's Real Estate Development & Finance Department. He concentrates his practice on commercial real estate, banking, finance and general business law.

His substantial experience in the real estate area includes representing developers on a local and national basis in the acquisition, financing, development, and leasing of shopping centers, office parks, industrial and warehouse space and multi-family properties. Although the majority of his clients are developers, Mr. Nusbaum also represents lenders in financing transactions and tenants in commercial leasing transactions. He also has significant experience in joint ventures, sale/leaseback transactions, syndications and tax deferred exchanges. Mr. Nusbaum also has developed an extensive background in sports law. He represents the owner of a National Football League franchise and represented the purchaser in the acquisition of an English Premier League soccer club.

Prior to joining Woods Oviatt Gilman, Mr. Nusbaum was associated for seven years with the law firm of Shaw Pittman LLP in Washington, D.C.


  • Listed in the current edition of the “Best Lawyers in America" as well as the current edition of "Super Lawyers" magazine.
  • Ranked by Chambers annually.

    Industry Expertise


    Harvard Law School, J.D., Cum Laude

    Cornell University, B.S.

    Bar Admissions

    State of New York and District of Columbia

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member of the Monroe County and New York State Bar Associations.