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Overview

Purvi helps clients realize complex real estate and construction projects, one strategic contract at a time.

Purvi works closely with real estate, lender and construction clients, acting as legal counsel and business advisor through every step of the transaction. She strategically analyzes, negotiates and drafts sophisticated, customized, multiparty commercial contracts. She advises clients on real estate and business loan workout transactions, and construction-related services for a variety of projects including commercial real estate, warehouse and distribution facilities, hangars, arenas, manufacturing and assembly centers, and government buildings, including office and maintenance space. Purvi assists and collaborates with lenders, executives, in-house counsel, architects, project managers, developers, manufacturers, engineers and general contractors. Further, Purvi also assists public and private sector clients in public-private partnership (P3) projects.

Before joining Husch Blackwell, Purvi was in-house counsel for a steel manufacturing and construction company. In that role, she provided general counsel, including on day-to-day business needs, risk analysis, compliance and regulations, and anticorruption and business conduct training. She was a trusted advisor to senior management and gained firsthand knowledge of what clients expect, how to work with senior leadership, and how to mitigate and manage business risk. Purvi draws on that experience as she helps clients think through and attain their goals. Clients appreciate her ability to see the complete picture of any project, from conception to completion. They also value her prompt response and willingness to go the extra mile.


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Education

  • J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • LL.M., University of Missouri-Kansas City
    • Taxation
  • M.B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • B.B.A., University of Kansas

Admissions

  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Asian American Bar Association (AABA)

Languages

  • Gujarati, conversant
Experience
  • Represented general contractor in $15M, 200,000-square-foot design-build plant expansion.
  • Represented general contractor in $9.8M, 242,000-square-foot design-build city sports arena.
  • Represented general contractor, working with corporate clients, in connection with material erect and design build, for multimillion-dollar data centers and warehouses built nationwide.
  • Represented general contractor in $20M turnkey construction and renovation project for public transit company.
  • Served as counsel for construction and steel manufacturing companies providing counseling for day-to-day business needs, including crisis and risk management, preparation, negotiation and documentation of commercial agreements, and general business transactions.
  • Represented lenders throughout all phases of real estate and business loans, from restructuring, negotiation and documentation of credit transactions through workouts, including nonjudicial foreclosures, Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) collateral sales, receiverships and loan/guaranty enforcement.
News Releases | September 11, 2019
Purvi Shah Joins Husch Blackwell's Kansas City Real Estate Team

Shah has represented lenders throughout all phases of real estate and business loans.

Outside the Office

Purvi supports her three sons in their extracurricular activities: basketball, soccer and baseball.

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