Allen Schole, a member of the Firm, is a real estate attorney involved in a broad range of transactional activities. A substantial portion of his practice is devoted to representing landlords in connection with the leasing of retail space to national, regional and local retailers, the leasing of space to hospitals and medical groups and the leasing of restaurant space. He also represents both landlords and tenants with respect to office leases, licensing arrangements and ground leases. Allen is actively involved in assisting clients with the purchase and sale of, and joint venture investment in, mixed use buildings, shopping centers and undeveloped real estate. His shopping center experience includes expansion and redevelopment of regional and strip malls. In addition, he represents lenders and borrowers in all phases of commercial lending including fee and leasehold acquisition loans, refinancings and construction loans.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Schole was associated with firms Hunton & Williams and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Mr. Schole received a Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from the George Washington University National Law Center, where he was a Notes Editor for the George Washington Law Review. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Middlebury College. Mr. Schole is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.