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Review clauses and mistakes that caused legal issues in 2021.
Learn about the ongoing changes to lease planning and drafting caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Identify how tenant and/or landlord bankruptcy impacts a commercial real estate lease.
Explore the best practices for lease drafting and negotiation in 2022.
Navigate through the pros and cons of electronic lease agreements and signatures.
Troublesome Clauses and Mistakes Attorneys Were Making in 2021
Lessons From COVID-19: Rent Abatement, Force Majeure, Lease Restructuring, Insurance, and More
MARK D. KIMBALL is the founding shareholder of MDK Law, a firm emphasizing corporate, commercial, and property law and consulting in matters involving federal and international taxation. Mr. Kimball is admitted to practice in Washington, New York and Texas. He is an adjunct professor of law at Eotvos Lorand and Masaryk universities in Europe and has served as a law school guest lecturer at Seattle University School of Law. He is also engaged as an expert witness in Superior Court cases involving limited liability companies and governance and other member issues. Mr. Kimball earned his J.D. degree and LL.M. (Taxation) degree from the University of Washington School of Law and also holds an LL.M. degree, in Transnational Commercial Practice, from Europe.
ERIC LANGSTON is an attorney with Moye White LLP where he represents clients in complex commercial real estate transactions, with creditors' rights issues in bankruptcy scenarios, with landlord-tenant matters, and with regards to corporate governance. Mr. Langston previously worked in the bankruptcy and restructuring group of Kirkland & Ellis, LLP in Chicago, bringing that experience to his clients today. He regularly represents lenders in bankruptcy proceedings and also helps them explore out-of-court alternatives, including workouts and restructuring options. Mr. Langston worked for seven years as a data scientist in the higher education industry prior to becoming a lawyer. This skillset is a benefit to Mr. Langston's clients as he is an exceptional problem solver, finding unique solutions to the most complex matters. Most recently, Mr. Langston quickly learned the laws relating to remote online notarizations and then conveyed that process in a live webinar to lawyers across the state for the Iowa State Bar Association. He is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, Linn County Bar Association and is vice president of the Linn Law Club. Mr. Langston is licensed to practice law in Iowa and Illinois and is a Notary Public in Iowa, with capabilities of remote notarization. Mr. Langston received his B.A. degree from Knox College and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from DePaul University.
JON S. ROBINS is a shareholder based in the Philadelphia office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP. He handles a broad range of commercial real estate and finance matters on both the national and local level. Those include, but are not exclusive to finance, equity investment, restructurings, purchases and sales, and real estate development activities for clients in the private equity fund, capital market, institutional lender, REIT, hedge fund, developer, owner/operator, corporate, and investor space. For more than two decades, Mr. Robins has represented lenders and equity providers, including conduit lenders, banks, insurance companies, family offices, and private equity funds in diverse matters such as the formation of joint ventures, structuring and making preferred equity investments, the origination, purchase, sale, restructuring and enforcement of mortgage loans; mezzanine and construction loans; subordinate ("B") notes; participation and co-lender interests; and in structuring and negotiating inter-creditor, co-lender, and participation and servicing agreements. In complex and novel structures of mortgage and mezzanine loans, he often represents CMBS lenders and borrowers. Other significant representations include lenders and borrowers in deed-in-lieu and assignment-in-lieu transactions; acquisitions by ground lease, development, leasing, repositioning and disposition of hotels, restaurants, retail centers, multi-family properties, and office buildings on behalf of private equity funds, developers, and institutions; several UCC sales to realize on defaulted mezzanine loan collateral; experience with both acquirers and targets involving the real estate aspects of corporate M&A transactions; and capital providers in receivables financing, factoring and asset-based lending, and in the workout of such transactions. Additionally, Mr. Robins has wide-ranging experience with tenancy-in-common financing as well as financing hospitality properties. In terms of purchase and sale of distressed debt, both buyers and sellers have engaged him, and he regularly advises clients on both strategy and tactics to resolve default situations and enforce remedies. Mr. Robins is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association. He earned his B.A. degree from Colgate University and his J.D. degree from the University of Cincinnati, College of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. Mr. Robins is a frequent lecturer on structured equity and loan issues.
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