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 recently 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.


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.


- 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.

    Practice Areas: Commercial Leasing • Commercial Real Estate Development • Commercial Real Estate Finance • Commercial Real Estate Transactions • Title Insurance