Sharon’s practice focuses primarily on the area of commercial leasing. She advises clients on all aspects of lease transactions, including lease negotiation, requests for proposals, letters of intent and brokerage agreements. She has experience across multiple asset classes, including retail, office, medical, and hospitality. Sharon has also worked on deals in the commercial real estate development industry, and on leasing issues raised by corporate acquisitions and sales. Her clients include both landlord and tenant entities on a national basis.

Representative Client Work

  • Ongoing representation of landlords and tenants in connection with downtown and suburban office and retail building lease transactions, including lease negotiations, creation of lease forms and negotiation of brokerage agreements
  • Representation of a national professional services firm in nationwide lease and sublease negotiations
  • Representation of a global financial institution relocating its New York headquarters to four floors in a prominent Manhattan office building
  • Representation of a charter school in connection with lease negotiations
  • Negotiations of leases in connection with asset sales and acquisitions
  • Represented developers in development and redevelopment across all asset classes
  • Coordinated with local permitting counsel and civil engineers throughout the permitting and development process for new retail development
  • Represented a preferred developer of sites for national drug store chain in the acquisition and disposition of sites, development, lease negotiations, construction and permanent financing
  • Represented a regional restaurant chain in lease negotiations
  • Representation of a solar development company in connection with portfolio sales of solar power generating facilities 

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Education

  • J.D., Boston College Law School
  • B.A., Wesleyan University

Community Engagement

  • Boston Bar Association
  • CREW Boston, successor to NEWiRE
  • Westwood Professional Women’s Group
  • President, Westwood Community Chest

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