Thomas Lombardi, a Palmer, Lombardi & Donohue partner, was quoted extensively in a Los Angeles Daily Journal article about commercial landlord-tenant disputes. Mr. Lombardi discusses long-term lease clauses that require the tenant to perform maintenance on the property and return it in its original condition.
“We’re seeing a lot of litigation coming out of the economic downturn,” he said. “A lot of large, national tenants are downsizing their facilities, so they are not renewing some of these long-term leases, and I’ve seen my clients come to me with a lot of concerns about the level of repair and restoration they have to do to the facilities which should have been handled by these tenants.”
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