ORLANDO – Nov. 9, 2018 – Three attorneys from the Retail Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP participated at the 2018 ICSC U.S. Shopping Law Conference in Orlando, Oct. 24 – 27. The annual conference provides a platform to retail real estate legal professionals to discuss trends, gain industry knowledge, and network with peers.
Shareholder Neil Oberfeld was a panelist for “What’s Trending? Recent Case Law Affecting Shopping Centers.” The discussion highlighted court cases decided within the last 18 months, the effects on shopping centers and real estate law, as well as the impact on best practices for the industry. This was Neil’s fourth and final year as a panelist for this topic.
Shareholder Howard K. Jeruchimowitz was on the panel “Making Lease Remedies Great Again; Lessons Learned from Litigating Lease Clauses.” The panelists reviewed pitfalls of leases and how to avoid fatal results for landlords and tenants.
Shareholder Ilene K. Kobert also hosted the roundtable “Dangers of Exclusives” where she discussed the importance of precise drafting and the perils of courts interpreting industry terms used in such provisions.
Established more than 60 years ago, ICSC has more than 70,000 members across 100 different countries. According to its website, the organization is the pre-eminent voice of retail real estate.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Retail Industry Group: A Chambers & Partners Band 1-ranked practice since 2007, Greenberg Traurig’s Retail Industry Group provides innovation and flexibility in an increasingly complex legal and regulatory environment. The team of nearly 100 attorneys serves clients from offices in more than a dozen locations around the world. They draw from distinct legal disciplines to guide clients with thoughtful planning and creative strategies to address emerging issues facing the retail industry, to reduce risk, and to enhance business operations, productivity, and profitability. Regardless of whatever may be your location, industry involvement, or consumer interface, the firm’s retail team is highly qualified to assist with many retail industry legal matters.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.