Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1968
Pennsylvania State University, B.A. (Political Science), 1964
Speaking Engagements / Publications
Joel is a frequent speaker and author of numerous materials on commercial leasing topics on behalf of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Georgetown University Law Center Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute (where he served on the advisory board), the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, the New York State Bar Association Real Estate Section and several other professional leasing programs. His materials have been cited as secondary authority in state and federal opinions.
“DEEP IN THE HEART OF TAXES”: Issues Involving Real Estate Tax Pass Throughs From the Tenant’s Viewpoint. Presented to the American Council of Real Estate Lawyers, January, 2016.
“JOURNEY THROUGH THE NINE CIRCLES OF HELL”: A Tenant’s Odyssey in Negotiating Nondisturbance Agreements. Presented to The New York State Bar Association, New York, NY, June 17, 2015.
“RIDDLE INSIDE A MYSTERY WRAPPED IN AN ENIGMA”: Plumbing The Netherworld of Common Area Maintenance Costs. Presented to the International Council of Shopping Centers (“ICSC”) 2014 U.S. Shopping Center Law Conference Marriott Grand Lakes, Orlando, Florida, October 22–25, 2014.
“ASSIGNMENT AND SUBLETTING”: “Landlord: I’ll Always Be Yours (For Now)”, Presented to the Georgetown Law Center, Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute, Washington, DC, April 3-5, 2013.
“EXCLUSIVE CLAUSES & RADIUS CLAUSES”: Monogamy or Monopoly? Navigating the Minefield of Exclusives and Radius Clauses. Presented to the ICSC 2009 Shopping Center Law Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, October 21-24, 2009.
“CO-TENANCY ISSUES & COVENANTS TO OPERATE” OR “Is There Anybody Out There?/Dancing In The Dark.” Presented to the ICSC 2008 U.S. Shopping Center Law Conference, Hollywood, Florida, October 22- 25, 2008.
“TENANT EXIT STRATEGIES”: “Who Picked This Location Anyway?” Presented to the ICSC California Leasing Symposium, San Francisco, California, February 27, 2004.
“TRIPLENET vs. GROSS LEASES”: Presented to the ICSC California Retail Leasing Symposium, San Francisco, California, February 28, 2003.