JMBM's Corporate Counsel Roundtable: Techniques for Renegotiating Real Estate Leases

This program will feature a discussion giving in-house lawyers a practical frame of reference on common opportunities, issues, interests, techniques and problems in attempting to renegotiate real estate leases in the current depressed economy. The roundtable will be conducted by Bill Capps, Chair of JMBM’s Corporate Department, and Gray DeFevere, Senior Vice President of PAR Commercial Brokerage.

Gray DeFevere is an entrepreneur-turned-commercial real estate tenant broker. Gray is well known for applying creative financial strategies to the real estate facilities process which helps conserve capital during periods of high growth or prolonged contrition. Gray works closely with Venture Capital, Investment banks and service providers in the Southern California community. Gray’s company, DeFevere Advisory Group (DAG), is a corporate advisory and tenant/buyer/seller/representation firm that exclusively represents startup businesses, medium sized companies and corporations for their real estate needs.

There is no charge for the program. To ensure MCLE credit*, please arrive no later than 8 a.m. Parking will be validated. As reservations are limited, please e-mail your response to jh7@jmbm.com or call our RSVP line at 310.201.3568 by Tuesday, December 8, 2009.

*This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of one hour(s) [of which one hour(s) will apply to legal ethics; prevention, detection, and treatment of substance abuse; and/or elimination of bias credit, as appropriate to the content of the activity]. Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro LLP certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.

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