Toni joined the firm in 2018 and is an associate attorney in the firm’s commercial real estate group. Toni represents clients in complex commercial real estate transactions including the acquisition, disposition and leasing of office, retail, industrial and multi-family properties.
Prior to joining the firm, Toni worked on a variety of sophisticated real estate holdings as in-house counsel at Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc., Sears Holdings Corporation, Brixmor Property Group and McDonald’s Corporation. Through careful analysis, Toni assessed risks and advised “internal clients” regarding potential development opportunities across the country. Toni acted as lead counsel on the redevelopment of multiple shopping centers in the Midwest and Southwest and has drafted and negotiated ground leases, commercial leases and amendments with regional and national tenants as well as developers across the country.
Toni is a four-time recipient of the First Chair Top Real Estate Counsel Award, for the years 2013-16, a distinction awarded to in-house counsel who have made significant contributions to the legal community.