Real Estate, International Business
Philip G. Skinner is a partner in the Real Estate practice and leads the Office industry team and is a lead partner in the Cross-Border practice. Phil focuses his practice on the representation of owners, developers, investors, landlords and tenants in the acquisition, joint venture, development, financing and leasing of all types of commercial real estate, with a particular focus on office leasing, joint venture formation, representation of foreign investors, cross-border transactions, distressed real estate transactions, and on the development, financing and leasing of mixed-use projects and office buildings. Such work also includes the negotiation of office leases, build-to-suit leases and headquarters leases; the negotiation of joint venture documentation between developers and investors; the representation of developers on complex multi-property assemblage transactions; and the preparation and negotiation of complex declarations of protective covenants, operating agreements and reciprocal easement agreements.
American Bar Association, International Bar Association, The National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, International Council of Shopping Centers
Michigan State University, 1975; Emory University School of Law, 1978.