Contracting Lease Agreements

Karl J. Lott
Karl J. Lott
Holland & Knight

Karl J. Lott is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Los Angeles office and a member of firm's Real Estate Group. Mr. Lott has 30 years of experience as a commercial real estate attorney, and his practice focuses on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions. Mr. Lott regularly advises clients in matters of real estate finance, representing lenders, borrowers, and joint ventures, as well as representing lending entities established to participate in the EB‑5 immigration program.

Erin Kansy
Erin Kansy
Holland & Knight

Ms. Kansy's practice focuses on commercial real estate, including the representation of private and institutional investors in connection with the acquisition, sale, development, and financing of a variety of asset classes, including office buildings, mixed-use projects, datacenters, medical buildings, hotels, multifamily and residential developments, industrial parks and retail centers.

On-Demand: August 6, 2021

Contracting Lease Agreements
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Program Summary

We will discuss our top picks of the most highly negotiated commercial lease provisions and provide insight from the perspective of both the landlord and the tenant on each issue. The importance of precise drafting, specifically referencing, as an example, the case we analyzed in the article we wrote where careful drafting came into play.

We will also discuss how drafting and negotiating leases has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic. We will also take any questions.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Top Pointers in Lease Drafting and Negotiating
  • How drafting and negotiating leases has changed since the COVID-19

Date / Time: August 6, 2021

  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Central
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am Mountain
  • 9:00 am – 10:00 am Pacific

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Closed-captioning available

Speakers

KARL J. LOTT_Holland & KnightKarl J. Lott | Holland & Knight

Karl J. Lott is an attorney in Holland & Knight’s Los Angeles office and a member of firm’s Real Estate Group. Mr. Lott has 30 years of experience as a commercial real estate attorney, and his practice focuses on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions.

Mr. Lott regularly advises clients in matters of real estate finance, representing lenders, borrowers, and joint ventures, as well as representing lending entities established to participate in the EB‑5 immigration program. He regularly assists clients in forming joint ventures and in the management of limited liability companies.

In addition, he handles all types of leasing matters, including office leases, retail leases, and industrial leases, representing owners of office buildings and shopping centers in various locations in California in all matters relating to the leasing of their properties, and representing major national and international tenants in their leasing negotiations.

Mr. Lott also has extensive experience in acquisitions and dispositions of office buildings, shopping centers, industrial properties, and other commercial real estate. He also serves as co-editor of Holland & Knight’s Retail and Commercial Development and Leasing Blog.

ERIN KANSY_Holland & KnightErin Kansy | Holland & Knight

Erin Kansy is a real estate attorney in Holland & Knight’s Los Angeles office, and a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group.

Ms. Kansy’s practice focuses on commercial real estate, including the representation of private and institutional investors in connection with the acquisition, sale, development, and financing of a variety of asset classes, including office buildings, mixed-use projects, datacenters, medical buildings, hotels, multifamily and residential developments, industrial parks and retail centers.

Ms. Kansy represents investors at all levels of the capital structure, including mortgage, mezzanine, and construction financing.
In addition, Ms. Kansy has extensive experience with commercial real estate leasing representing landlords and tenants in all types of space, including office, retail, and restaurant, industrial, and warehouse.

Ms. Kansy also has experience with contract-related matters in the entertainment industry for music, film and television, including the drafting and negotiation of management agreements, agency agreements, and sales representation agreements.

Agenda

I. Negotiated commercial lease provisions | 12:00pm – 12:15pm
II. Analyze these provisions from the perspective of both landlord and tenant | 12:15pm – 12:30pm
III. How precise drafting, even of seemingly inconsequential lease provisions | 12:30pm – 12:45pm
IV. How to approach commercial leasing in a post-COVID world | 12:45pm – 1:00pm