Areas of Practice
Retailers have unique needs when leasing space. Brand identity and store build-out, location within the shopping center as well as landlord maintenance obligations and co-tenancy are critical.
High Tech Office
In the past, office leasing was often viewed as “cookie cutter”. With the advent of high tech, issues like density, exit strategies, securitization and subleasing have become critical pieces of the puzzle.
Life science tenants require lab space, permission for tenant’s use of biohazardous materials & chemicals, as well as a backup power source to prevent damage to on-going scientific experiments.
Industrial leasing includes everything from warehouse distribution to research & development. With the advent of online retail shopping, there has been an explosion of industrial leasing.
Represented Lyft with its headquarters lease of 350,000 square feet with McCarthy Cook & Co. at China Basin in San Francisco, California.Lyft, Inc.
Represented Nektar in connection with its headquarters lease of 130,000+ square feet of space at Mission Bay in San Francisco, California.Nektar Therapeutics
Represented Twilio in their headquarters lease of 91,000 square feet from Bay Area Headquarters Authority in San Francisco, California.Twilio, Inc.
University of California, Los Angeles (1993)
Master of Arts in U.S. History
University of Pennsylvania Law School (1986)
Juris Doctorate Degree in Law
Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire (1983)
Bachelor’s Degree in History
Articles Editor, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Capital Market and Comparative Business Law (1984 -1986)