Matt Lamishaw is a transactional real estate lawyer at Kennerly Lamishaw & Rossi LLP, with particular expertise in the acquisition, development, leasing and disposition of commercial real estate, especially retail shopping centers. Mr. Lamishaw’s client base includes national and regional developers and tenants. Mr. Lamishaw has represented a variety of clients, including one of the nation’s largest real estate investment trusts, active in the ground-up development of retail projects ranging from supermarket and drug-anchored community centers, to life-style centers, to power centers anchored by so-called “big-box” or “category-killer” retailers. Mr. Lamishaw has negotiated dozens of leases or occupancy agreements with most of the major national retailers. Recently, he has been increasingly involved in the development and leasing of several urban mixed-use developments, in which the traditional retail component of a project is combined with office space, apartment or condominium housing, a hotel, and/or university facilities.
Mr. Lamishaw received his BA degree from Stony Brook University in 1980 magna cum laude and his Juris Doctorate degree from New York University School of Law in 1983, where he was a member of the Annual Survey of American Law. Mr. Lamishaw is a member of the California Bar Association and the International Council of Shopping Centers, and is a founding partner of the Los Angeles based firm of Kennerly Lamishaw & Rossi LLP.
Mr. Lamishaw has been selected to the Southern California Super Lawyers© list for six consecutive years, and has again been honored as one of The Best Lawyers in America©, a distinction bestowed upon the top 4% of attorneys in the country.