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Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Participate at 2019 ICSC U.S. Law Conference

NEW YORK November 6, 2019 – Shareholders Michelle D. Gambino and Howard K. Jeruchimowitz of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Retail Practice spoke at the 2019 International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) U.S. Law Conference in San Diego, Oct. 23 – 25. The annual legal conference provides a platform for retail real estate legal professionals to discuss trends, gain industry knowledge and tactics, and network with peers. GT has been a longstanding supporter of the ICSC.

Gambino spoke to ICSC members at the council’s general session on the topic of, “Will Your Lease Get You Sued? Hear from the Litigators.” Panelists identified provisions in leases that can lead to expensive and time-consuming litigation, how to tackle those issues, and write a better lease to avoid litigation.

In addition to her presentation, Gambino and attorneys from Hudson’s Bay and Hugo Boss co-hosted the conference's “Premier Retailers Luncheon,” which gathered key decisions makers and legal talent in the retail industry.  Shareholder Ilene K. Kobert also attended the luncheon and conference.

Jeruchimowitz spoke on Resolving Disputes: A Peer-to-Peer Discussion of Thought-Provoking Dilemmas from a Litigator’s Lens.” The interactive panel invited participants to discuss recurring issues that can arise in real estate disputes and how to tackle them.

Neil Oberfeld, co-chair of the firm's leasing practice, serves as a key member of the ICSC’s Planning Committee and helps shape the legal topics and trends that are covered each year at the annual conference. 

New York-based Real Estate Shareholder, Glenn A. Kleinbaum, and Washington D.C.-based real estate associate, Michael A. Hass were also in attendance.

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 approximately 2,100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.