Lawrence D. McLaughlin named ICSC U.S. Law Conference Co-Chair
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP is pleased to announce that Lawrence D. McLaughlin, chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department, was named co-chair of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) 2015 U.S. Law Conference, its 45th annual Law Conference, and will serve as chair of the Conference in 2016. McLaughlin has served on the Law Conference Program Planning Committee since 2004 and will be the second Honigman partner to serve as chair of the Conference.
The ICSC is the shopping center industry’s premier global trade association and the U.S. Law Conference is the pre-eminent legal conference for the industry attracting in excess of 1,200 registrants annually. The Law Conference features over 150 sessions presented by leaders and icons of the industry and is a key networking event. McLaughlin will serve as Co-Chair with Chair Deborah Stear De Luca, co-chair of Holland and Knight’s National Retail Development and Leasing Team, for the 45th annual Law Conference.
McLaughlin represents developers of commercial, industrial and residential real estate locally, nationally and internationally. He advises clients regarding acquisitions, land use, entitlements, development incentives, entity formation, joint ventures, financing, construction, leasing, taxation, sales, workouts and restructuring.
McLaughlin has been recognized by many independent sources as a leading real estate attorney. He has been recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as one of a handful of “Star” performers since 2005. He also has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America since 1991 and among the top 100 lawyers by Michigan Super Lawyers since 2006. In addition, McLaughlin has been named a “Leader in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly and recognized in the International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers. McLaughlin is also a fellow of the prestigious American College of Real Estate Lawyers and is a member of its board of governors.
He earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School and a B.S.M.E. from the General Motors Institute.