Sally E. Piotrowski
Western State University College of Law, J.D., 1993
University of California at Riverside, Political Science with Honors, B.A., 1987
Transactional Real Estate with an emphasis on retail leasing and construction contracts.
Sally Piotrowski specializes in commercial real estate shopping center retail leasing. She has significant experience representing lenders, developers and tenants in transactions relating to their retail lease portfolios and real estate owned properties. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Piotrowski worked in-house for the retailers The Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Sprouts Farmers Market and PetSmart, where she negotiated leases and ancillary documents in hundreds of Shopping Center Developments within the United States and Internationally (including Canada, Japan, China, Italy, France and the United Kingdom). During her in-house practices she lead the real estate legal team to address all matters of real estate and provided counsel to all departments involved with property including new store development, research, property management, construction, facilities and procurement. Ms. Piotrowski not only drafted and negotiated commercial leases and subleases for both retail and office locations, but was also involved in oversight of the clients SOX compliance and various policy and procedure development and implementation. She also managed a variety of landlord /tenant disputes and litigation matters.
Before her career working for retailers, Ms. Piotrowski worked for Bank of America, NT&SA where she lead the group managing large portfolios as master servicer for a variety of investors. She also worked in house as the Sr. Loan Administrator for the Canadian developer Bentall Development and Construction Company where she worked on a variety of real estate transactions including purchase transactions, loan agreements and commercial leases for offices, industrial and warehouses facilities.