September 16, 2014 |

Lease Dispute Trial

Our client, a major retailer, had leased a retail store site for almost 30 years (multiple extensions of the original lease term). After the lease ended, the landlord claimed substantial damage to the premises based, in part, on alleged lack of consent to modifications which had been made at the inception of the lease term 30 years earlier. I took the matter to trial and it was favorably resolved, mid-trial, at a mediation.