Theani C. Louskos
University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1980
Indiana University, B.A., 1973
Ms. Louskos specializes in commercial real estate transactions including the purchase and sale, financing, and leasing of retail, office, and industrial properties and represents clients in a broad range of business transactions.
Ms. Louskos began her practice in 1981. She represents both landlords and tenants in commercial leasing matters and has drafted and negotiated office, retail, industrial, and restaurant leases. Ms. Louskos specializes in the representation of national retail tenants including Ross Dress For Less, Inc., Old Navy, The Gap, and DSW Shoes. She has negotiated over two hundred major retail leases over the past two years.
Ms. Louskos recently represented Ross Dress For Less, Inc. in the bulk acquisition of 37 retail leases from Albertson’s, and recently represented a national retailer in the negotiation of an industrial lease for a 423,000 square foot warehouse and distribution facility.
Ms. Louskos has represented institutional lenders and borrowers in financing office, industrial, retail, and residential projects throughout the United States. She has handled all aspects of these transactions, including the drafting and negotiation of loan and loan defeasance documentation, preparation of legal opinions involving secured transactions, review of title matters, and due diligence review. Ms. Louskos handles real estate loan workouts and has represented clients in negotiating loan restructures and discounted payoffs with commercial lenders.
Ms. Louskos has handled major real estate acquisitions and sales on behalf of national retailers, developers, syndicators, and REITs.
Ms. Louskos has formed various business entities and joint ventures and drafted and negotiated shareholder and partnership agreements and operating agreements for limited liability companies. She represents clients in the acquisition and sale of business and assets and counsels business clients in connection with a variety of commercial contracts.