Craig L. Finger and Michael J. Kornacki of Fox Rothschild LLP Present at ICSC Seminar

October 5, 2010 – Press Releases

Partners in the Philadelphia office of Fox Rothschild LLP, Craig L. Finger and Michael J. Kornacki, presented “Complying With the Government Is Everyone’s Job: Non-Contractual Rules Pertaining to Shopping Centers” at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Law for Non-Lawyers Seminar held Sept. 23-24 at ICSC Headquarters in New York, NY.

Finger and Kornacki discussed the government’s position as a friend and foe in the operation and ownership of a shopping center. Finger and Kornacki included in their presentation matters concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and construction standards as well as recognizing and understanding non-contractual duties imposed by law and as a matter of social policy, among others.

Active in the real estate and franchising, licensing and distribution practice areas, Finger has a transactional-based real estate practice and a general corporate practice. He represents real estate investors, lenders in real estate financing and construction lending matters and landlords and tenants in retail, office, commercial and industrial leasing transactions. Finger is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Bar Associations and the ICSC in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. He earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1995 and his B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis in 1992.

Practicing in the areas of real estate, zoning and land use and hospitality, Kornacki focuses on commercial leasing transactions; commercial lending and borrowing transactions; acquisition and development of real property; and preparation and review of construction agreements. He has significant experience in the industries of retail and office leasing, hospitality, cellular tower leasing, residential development transactions and planned community and condominium formation. Kornacki is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Building Industry Association of Philadelphia. He earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1996 and his B.A. from George Washington University in 1993.

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