Roger M. Herman

Shareholder, Management Committee

Phone: 314.854.0411

Fax: 314.726.6786



Rachel Schuldt


Roger Herman is a Member of the Firm’s Real Estate Practice Group and a Member of the Firm’s Management Committee. His practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions. He also has substantial experience in General Business Law.

Roger has assisted clients in all aspects of real estate transactions, including leasing, purchase and sale, development, financing, lending and entity formation.

Mr. Herman represents both landlords and tenants in drafting and negotiating leases for commercial properties, such as office buildings, restaurants, warehouse and industrial properties, shopping centers and other retail space. Roger has represented clients in purchasing, developing, selling and financing shopping centers, apartment complexes, residential developments, office buildings and other commercial properties. Mr. Herman represents both borrowers and lenders in mortgage loan transactions, construction loans, work-outs and foreclosures.

Mr. Herman is experienced in Historic Tax Credit Transactions, New Markets Tax Credit Financing, §1031 Exchange Transactions, Easements, Subdivision and Townhome Indentures and Declarations, Residential Condominium Development, Sale and Leaseback Transactions, Triple-Net Leases and Ground Leases.

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  • Representative Experience

    Roger has represented clients in the following types of transactions:

    • Represented Nonprofit Lending Institution in making loans to hundreds of non-profit organizations throughout the State of Missouri, to provide long-term stable financing for the nonprofit borrowers, and to assist the nonprofit borrowers in developing and expanding non-profit facilities and services.
    • Represented redevelopers of mixed use historic downtown buildings in creating master condominium structures to enable separate ownership, financing, development, sale, lease and operation of the separate portions of the buildings.
    • Represented redeveloper of mixed use historic downtown building in creating mixed-use retail development, including negotiating the leases with the tenants of the development.
    • Represented numerous buyers and sellers of Triple-Net Leased Properties throughout the United States.
  • Professional Affiliations & Memberships

    • American Bar Association
    • The Missouri Bar
    • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Community Involvement

    • Volunteer, The Wilson School
    • Volunteer, Saint Louis Priory School
  • Honors, Distinctions & Ratings

    • The Best Lawyers in America (2010-2019)