[5/7/20 Zoom Meeting] Considering Commercial Leases during the COVID-19 Pandemic?


“Considering Commercial Leases during the COVID-19 Pandemic” was presented by Elva Harding

Elva talked about the following topics:

  • Force Majeure
  • Business Interruption insurance
  • Negotiating rent relief
  • Novel claims to aid commercial tenants


Elva Harding is the founder of Harding Legal which focuses on transactional real estate matters. Her practice emphasizes the negotiation and drafting of retail and office leases; real property purchase and sales agreements (both commercial and residential); and related contracts. As a leasing “therapist”, Elva helps her clients negotiate leases that meet their specific business goals and needs. She particularly enjoys working with clients in the food and beverage, medical, and technology sectors, and with owners of multi-family real estate. Elva offers pragmatic legal advice that is informed by her many years as an asset manager for a national private equity investment firm involved in multi-family real estate. Elva is a graduate of UCLA and received her JD from Santa Clara University School of Law.

Published in 2020, AAC, COVID19, Video Replays, Zoom