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G. Andrew Gardner

Senior Counsel

Andy Gardner

Overview

Learn about Andy

Andy assists his clients with a broad range of commercial real estate transactions including real estate acquisitions and divestitures as well as industrial, office and retail leasing transactions across the United States. Andy also has significant experience in all types of commercial financing transactions including real estate financing, asset-based lending transactions, mezzanine financing and construction and development financing. He is also mayor of Willoughby Hills, Ohio.

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ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member, Lake County YMCA Board of Directors
  • Member, Lake County YMCA Board of Managers – West End Branch
  • Volunteer, Marcus Lantern Foundation
  • Former Chairperson, American Bar Association Leasing Group
  • Former Chairperson, City of Willoughby Hills Charter Review Commission
  • Former Chairperson, City of Willoughby Hills Mayor’s Independent Performance Audit Task Force
  • Former Vice Chairperson, City of Willoughby Hills Charter Review Commission
  • Former Vice Chairperson, American Bar Association Leasing Group
  • Former Chairperson, American Bar Association Office Leasing Committee
  • Former Vice Chairperson, American Bar Association Office Leasing Committee
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PRESENTATIONS

  • “Movin’ on Over – Lateral Firm Transitions,” American Bar Association Section of Real Property Trusts and Estates, 2022
  • “Subordination, Non-Disturbance, and Attornment Provision in Leases,” American Bar Association’s “Nuts and Bolts of Leasing” Series, 2022
  • “Estoppels and SNDA’s – Understanding and Negotiating the Landlord’s Lender’s Lease Documents,” American Bar Association’s 33rd National Cleveland Conference, 2021
  • “What’s Different About Retail Leases, Ground Leases and other Special Types of Leases,” American Bar Association eCLE Program, 2019
  • “How to Negotiate Lease Economics, Maintenance and Transfer Provisions Today,” American Bar Association eCLE Program, 2019
  • “Retail Leasing: Bankruptcies, Required Remodels and Other Fiendish Trends and Hot Topics,” American Bar Association’s 30th Annual Spring Symposia, 2018
  • “Building the Perfect Beast, Work Letters for Commercial Leases,” American Bar Association’s 29th Annual Spring Symposia, 2017
  • “Re-Lease Me (and Let Me Love Again): Negotiating Lease Exit Strategies for Landlords and Tenants,” American Bar Association’s 28th Annual Spring Symposia, 2016
  • “Trends in Office Designs,” American Bar Association’s 27th Annual Spring Symposia, 2015
  • “Working with your Client’s Leasing Team,” American Bar Association’s 26th Annual Spring Symposia, 2014