There are very few guarantees in life. Is your commercial guarantee one of them? – Inside R&E Podcast

by | Jun 12, 2024 | Podcast

On this episode of Inside R&E, Dave Lorenzo interviews R&E’s Alex M. Estis, a Member with the firm’s Litigation Department, for a deep dive into the complexities of commercial guarantees – a pivotal area in Alex’s sophisticated commercial litigation portfolio.

During their conversation, Alex explores every aspect of commercial guarantees, discussing their critical role in landlord-tenant disputes and breach of contract cases, as well as transactional conflicts. He breaks down the nuances of real estate partnership disputes and brokerage commission actions, emphasizing how commercial guarantees often underpin these high-stakes scenarios.

With firsthand experience representing some of New York City’s largest commercial landlords, Alex provides a detailed analysis of strategic considerations and challenges associated with commercial guarantees, sharing real-world examples and practical tips – for both attorneys and business people alike – on navigating these complex legal instruments. Perhaps most significantly, Alex emphasizes the importance of drawing expertise from both litigators and transactional attorneys before negotiating a commercial lease or guarantee.

Alex handles all matters of general commercial litigation, including landlord-tenant disputes, breach of contract, transactional disputes, real estate partnership disputes, brokerage commission actions, holdover proceedings, ejectment proceedings, owner occupancy actions, co-op/condo disputes, matters before the New York City Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, such as the Environmental Control Board and Department of Health as well as the New York City Criminal Court.

For questions related to this episode or commercial guarantees, please contact Alex M. Estis at [email protected] or (212) 551-1204.

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