The real estate industry stacks the cards against the tenant in any leasing transaction. If you will be involved in your firm's leasing decision or simply want to understand the process better, you should attend this session to learn how to level the playing field and maximize your leverage in the marketplace. It's easy — and you can make a big impact — if you take the time to gather the right information and understand a landlord's motivating factors, you will be able to compete in the marketplace.


•Separate fact from fiction — debunk the myth of market.

•Examine the various ways rent is quoted.

•Discover the hidden cost of taking expansion space.

•Evaluate advance renewals — understand the trap of renewing your lease too early.

•Breakdown the economics of lease renewals and see how low your current landlord should go to retain you as a tenant.

Speaker Information:

Douglas Simon started his career as a real estate lawyer for one of Philadelphia's law firms. For the past 15 years, he has been a commercial real estate broker focusing on the special needs of tenants. Simon represents numerous law firms in their leasing requirements and has represented AmLaw 200 firms for more than 15 years throughout the country.

60 Minutes

•Audience: Basic

•CLM App Management Category -FS: Legal Industry/Business Management

Seminar Information
Date Presented:
August 06, 2019 3:00 PM Eastern
1 hour
Registration Fee:
How to be A Hero in Your Next Office Lease Transaction
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Association of Legal Administrators
CLMSM App Credit for Functional Specialists: 1.00
Legal Industry/Business Management
CLMSM Recertification Credit: 1.00
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ALA Member Price:$109.00
Non-Member Price:$129.00