Michele L. Krause has more than twenty years of experience in commercial real estate and finance law. As the Partner responsible for overseeing the Firm’s general leasing practice, Michele represents institutional and entrepreneurial clients in sophisticated commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, disposition, and leasing of commercial, office and industrial properties, with a particular focus on retail and office leasing on behalf of both landlords and tenants. Michele also has extensive experience representing owners, purchasers, and tenants in connection with the legal issues arising from environmentally contaminated properties, including the responsibility for ongoing reporting and remediation requirements, indemnification, access and third party liability issues. She also has significant experience representing borrowers in connection with loan workouts and forbearance agreements.
Michele began her legal career as in-house counsel to BP, plc (formerly Amoco Corporation). Prior to joining Ginsberg Jacobs LLC, she practiced at Holland and Knight, LLP and was a partner at Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC.