Nicolas AbouAssaly

Firm: Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC
Location: Cedar Rapids - IA

  • 115 3rd St SE
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
  • Tel : (319) 896-4003
  • Fax : (319) 366-1917

Nicolas AbouAssaly is a real estate attorney with a focus on large real estate transactions, real estate tax protests and corporate and business transactions. Mr. AbouAssaly represents real estate owners and developers, builders, landlords, tenants, farmers, school districts and lenders in real estate transactions, including the most complex. Prior to joining the firm in 1997, Mr. AbouAssaly was an in-house attorney with Exxon Corporation in Houston, Texas. Mr. AbouAssaly is passionate about community support and is the current Mayor for the City of Marion, Iowa.

Mr. AbouAssaly represents clients of all sizes in connection with the purchase, sale, leasing and development of commercial and residential real estate. His practice includes preparation of agreements, handling title matters, representation of clients in connection with zoning, platting and land use matters and challenging real estate valuations for tax assessment purposes.

Mr. AbouAssaly has represented local and national clients in challenging real estate valuations for tax assessment purposes for commercial and industrial facilities throughout the State of Iowa, including appeals of board of review decisions to the Iowa District Court. His work on behalf of such clients has often resulted in significant reductions in assessed values of real estate and, consequently, significant savings in real estate tax liabilities.

Professional Honors

  • Included in the Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” list for Cedar Rapids, 2019
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Included in the Best Lawyers in America® list, 2020
  • Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law
  • Ranked in Chambers USA, 2015-2019
  • Real Estate
  • AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Included in Great Plains Super Lawyers list, 2012-2019

Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC

The real estate attorneys at Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC have a reputation for successfully planning and implementing some of the state’s most sophisticated real estate development projects, transactions and financing facilities.

We have particular experience serving commercial and agricultural real estate clients in the following areas:

  • Structuring development entities and negotiating development agreements
  • Purchase and sale transactions
  • Negotiating financing facilities
  • Structuring tax-advantaged and other publicly-assisted real estate developments
  • Resolving disputes amongst co-owners of real estate
  • Zoning and platting issues, leases, title claims, easements, etc.
  • Regulation of real estate brokers
  • Real estate litigation and property tax assessment disputes

Our experienced attorneys are equipped to handle all of your real estate needs. We care about our clients and provide personal attention to every matter.