Partner Thomas Lombardi Presents at 88th State Bar Annual Meeting, in Anaheim California on Commercial Leases

The State Bar of California gathered members of the California Bar in October 2015 in Anaheim, California for 126 law-related educational courses. Partner Thomas Lombardi, whose practice focuses on the representation of commercial real estate owners and operators, joined a panel of real estate transactional lawyers to discuss the use of American Industrial Real Estate Association (“AIREA”) forms in real estate transactions. The presentation featured a lively debate regarding the design of the forms, advantages and disadvantages, from both the litigation and transactional perspective. Mr. Lombardi’s presentation focused on potential litigation pitfalls and advantages related to AIREA forms and reviewed California appellate cases involving AIREA leases.