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Office Leasing Committee

Office Leasing Committee

Welcome to the Office Leasing Committee

The OFFICE LEASING COMMITTEE focuses on topical legal issues relating to the leasing of office space. Through programming and publications, the Committee explores current trends and issues facing office landlords, tenants, and property managers and strives to provide practical solutions to resolve common challenges in office leasing transactions. We invite you to join and become an active member of our Committee.

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Committee Leadership

Scott W. Dibbs, of Hill Ward Henderson in Tampa, is a shareholder in the firm's Real Estate and Corporate and Tax Groups. Mr. Dibbs's real estate practice primarily involves commercial leasing, and he has extensive experience representing national and regional landlords and tenants in a wide range of office, retail, industrial, and mixed use lease transactions. Mr. Dibbs is a member of the National Association of Office and Industrial Properties (NAIOP) and of the Landlord/Tenant Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar. Mr. Dibbs is a frequent speaker and author on various commercial leasing topics.

Deborah J. Moench is a member of Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein& Hilbert LLC in New Orleans. Ms. Moench is a business/transactional lawyer whose practice covers a broad range of commercial, real estate and business law. Ms. Moench is actively involved in all facets of commercial development, landlord/tenant relations, and owner/purchaser relations. Ms. Moench was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in 1983 and is a member of the American Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association and the New Orleans Bar Association.

Upcoming Leasing Group Events

Committee Events

FREE- Expansion Rights in Office Leases

May 30, 2012
Leasing Group (Office Leasing Committee) Group Call
Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 4:00 - 5:00 PM CT
Dial-in phone#: 866-646-6488, Passcode: 5577419753

This one (1) hour call will focus on expansion rights in office leases. Speakers Art Menor of Shutts & Bowen in West Palm Beach and Scott Fielding of Sherrard & Roe in Nashville will explore the different types of expansion rights typically found in office deals, including rights of first offer and rights of first refusal. Art and Scott will discuss the different challenges faced by landlord and tenants in dealing with these types of rights and will provide practical negotiating and drafting tips for office leasing practitioners.

 
Section Events

    Commercial Real Estate Zoning and Land Use

    05/27/2015-05/27/2015

    The panelists will discuss and explain the most common zoning tools jurisdictions use to regulate land use in their respective communities and how lawyers can work with those tools to achieve clients' goals. Topics will include: * Foundation of zoning and land use policy* A review of the common zoning ...

    The IRS T&E Attack List and How to Defend Against It

    06/02/2015-06/02/2015

    Gift and estate tax returns continue to be closely examined by the IRS. What topics are the IRS most commonly raising in audit? Find an overview of these important issues in this program. Topics our panelists will cover include: Indirect gifts Step transactions Annual ...

    Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements – Don’t Forget to Cover These Points!

    06/03/2015-06/03/2015

    Certain issues in the negotiation of commercial real estate purchase and sale agreements tend to be overlooked. Although not gotcha issues, they merit careful review and focus. This program, for both new and seasoned practitioners, will review selected issues that repeatedly arise in the purchase and ...

List Serv

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RPTE-OFFICELEASES@mail.americanbar.org

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Leadership

Chair:

Gardner, G

Vice-Chair:

Fielding, Scott

Committee Roster  

Modified by Adam Bielawski on July 1, 2014

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