Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A. News/Blogs Feed Feb 2020firmwise At The Shore Mar 2020Events<u><strong>Event Details:</strong></u><br /> <br /> March 6th, 2020<br /> Hard Rock Hotel &amp; Casino<br /> Atlantic City, NJ<br /> <br /> <strong><br /> SUCCESSFUL NEGOTIATION STRATEGIES FOR RESTRUCTURING PROFESSIONALS</strong><br /> &bull; Hon. Lori S. Simpson, United States Bankruptcy Court for<br /> the District of Maryland<br /> &bull; Rachel A. Parisi, Porzio Bromberg &amp; Newman, P.C.<br /> &bull; J. Kate Stickles, Cole Schotz, P.C.<br /> &bull; Lauren P. Berret, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP<br /> (Moderator)<br /> <br /> Join our panel for a discussion on effective negotiation skills. Whether in the context of a bankruptcy or restructuring transaction or in your day-to-day dealings, this panel will explore tactics to help you gain leverage in negotiation talks, gather relevant information before and during negotiations, generate creative solutions, and balance ethical considerations. Topics to be covered include:evaluating your personal strengths and weaknesses as a negotiator; gender differences in negotiations (how women can play to their strengths); preparing for negotiation scenarios; parties in negotiations and using experts to your advantage; and ethics in negotiations, including honesty, good faith and fair dealings, and dealing with irrational parties.<br /> <br /> For more infomation please <a href="">click here</a>.<br /> <br /> <br /> to Do When an Anchor Tenant Goes Dark CLE Presentation at Cole Schotz New Jersey Office Feb 2020EventsWhat to Do When an Anchor Tenant Goes Dark Retail real estate owners and operators continue to face seismic changes affecting the industry due to a myriad of forces, including e-commerce, changing demographics, evolving consumer preferences, rampant bankruptcy filings within the retail industry, the over-building of retail in various markets and the &ldquo;downsizing&rdquo; of prototypical store sizes by retailers. Despite the challenges, with thoughtful planning focused on the needs of the market, there are significant opportunities to transform an under-performing &ldquo;big box&rdquo; into a more exciting and complimentary mix of dining, entertainment, fitness and shopping. This program will explore the potential challenges shopping center owners may face in redeveloping property, including loan covenants, other tenants&rsquo; lease conditions and restrictions, terms and conditions of documents governing the use and operation of a center, governmental entitlements and physical limitations of existing structures. New Jersey Employers: NJDOL Releases Final Regulations for Earned Sick Leave Feb 2020Publications law symposium investigates ethics and Advocacy in litigation Feb 2020News Annual New Jersey CRE Forecast Conference Feb 2020Events<p><strong>Event Details:</strong><br /> 7:30 AM-11:30 AM<br /> Sheraton Edison Hotel<br /> 125 Raritan Center Pkwy<br /> Edison, NJ 08837<br /> <br /> <strong>Schedule</strong><br /> 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM<br /> <br /> Networking<br /> 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM<br /> <br /> Retail and Mixed-Use Projects: Opportunities and Trends<br /> 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM<br /> <br /> Apartment Market/Multifamily Overview<br /> 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM<br /> <br /> Office Market Evaluation &amp; Today&rsquo;s Tenant Requirements<br /> 11:30 - Noon<br /> <br /> <br /> For more information or to register please <a href="">click here.</a></p> Schotz Snags Ex-Cooley Bankruptcy Atty In NY Feb 2020News York Playbook,%20for%20now11 Feb 2020News Schotz P.C. Appoints Seth Van Aalten Feb 2020News Up Call: Laterals, Moves Feb 2020News Schotz Strengthens National Bankruptcy Practice with Veteran Hire in New York Feb 2020NewsCole Schotz P.C. is pleased to announce Seth Van Aalten has joined the firm&rsquo;s New York office as a member of its nationally recognized Bankruptcy &amp; Corporate Restructuring practice. Mr. Van Aalten, a veteran bankruptcy and restructuring lawyer who has worked across a range of industries, joined the firm from Cooley LLP. <br /> <br /> &ldquo;Seth is the epitome of a corporate restructuring lawyer,&rdquo; said Michael D. Sirota, co-chair of the firm&rsquo;s Bankruptcy &amp; Corporate Restructuring Department. &ldquo;He has earned a stellar reputation in all aspects of restructuring and is an industry leader in representing official committees of unsecured creditors. He will further strengthen our firm&rsquo;s prominent restructuring practice and we are thrilled that he has decided to join our team.&rdquo; <br /> <br /> Mr. Van Aalten practices in the areas of corporate restructuring and creditors' rights, where he regularly represents official committees of unsecured creditors and other parties in complex commercial Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. He works with clients in a broad range of industries, including retail, manufacturing, metals and mining, media, technology, health care, food and beverage, airlines and hotels.<br /> <br /> &ldquo;Cole Schotz is a national bankruptcy powerhouse that presented me with a tremendous opportunity to grow my practice and further support my clients,&rdquo; Mr. Van Aalten said. &ldquo;I look forward to working closely with my colleagues across the firm, including our strong teams in Delaware and Texas, to achieve favorable results for our clients.&rdquo; <br /> <br /> Mr. Van Aalten has represented debtors, official committees and other parties throughout the country in prominent Chapter 11 cases including Radio Shack, Claire&rsquo;s, Blockbuster, Mervyn&rsquo;s, Charlotte Russe, Fusion Connect and Republic Metals. He also focuses his practice on the representation of independent directors in Chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings. <br /> <br /> Mr. Van Aalten, a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the International Council of Shopping Centers and the American Bar Association, is admitted to practice in U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He earned his J.D. from Boston University School of Law. <br /> <br /> Cole Schotz&rsquo; Bankruptcy &amp; Corporate Restructuring practice is a distinguished and nationally renowned full-service group that is regularly cited in Chambers USA: America&rsquo;s Leading Lawyers for Business and U.S. News &ndash; Best Lawyers&reg;, and lauded for a track record that boasts unparalleled effectiveness, success and value.<br />