Avoiding Deal Blow Ups in Today's Market

  • September 28, 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • The University Club of Tampa, 201 N. Franklin Street, 38th Floor, Tampa, FL 33602


*Note: This event has been rescheduled from September 13 due to Hurricane Irma. If you previously registered, there is no need to register again. If you cannot attend the rescheduled date, please email info@sorep.org to request a full refund. Thank you.*


Join us for a morning of quality networking and to learn about how to avoid deal blow ups in today's market. Networking begins at 8:00 AM followed by the presentation over breakfast at 8:30 AM. The panel will be moderated by Rachael Greenstein with Foley & Lardner LLP.


Will Conroy - Johnson & Pope

Kami Corbett - Foley Lardner LLP

Larry Dougherty - Foley Lardner LLP

Ryan Sampson - Eshenbaugh Land Company

Please see below for detailed bios.


This event is generously sponsored in part by:


Will Conroy is a Partner at Johnson Pope and handles a broad range of complex commercial real estate and corporate issues for his clients throughout Florida and the entire Southeast. His clients include developers, investors institutional private equity funds, EB-5 developers and funds, as well as high net worth individuals and their associated family offices. He also regularly counsels clients on corporate securities and financing related matters. Representative engagements include serving as lead counsel on the development of a 15-acre mixed-use project, negotiating a portfolio of ground leases for a fast-growing restaurant chain, handling all financing negotiations (including FNMA) for a multi-family owner/operator, counseling a private lender client on the purchase (and subsequent modifications) of commercial loans, the sale of a portfolio of limited-service hotels, and representing the developer of an affordable housing project utilizing tax credits.

Kami Corbett is of counsel and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. She provides general real estate, land use and workout services to a national client base, including lenders, real estate developers, Real Estate Investment Trusts, multifamily and single family builders, wind-to-energy clients, and business owners. She is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice.

Ms. Corbett’s experience includes working in more than thirty jurisdictions throughout Florida and in multiple jurisdictions throughout the country on wind energy facilities. In addition to her real estate practice, Ms. Corbett provides services to clients relating to compliance with the Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Larry Dougherty is a senior counsel and litigator with Foley & Lardner LLP. He handles complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts with a focus on intellectual property litigation and appeals. Mr. Dougherty’s clients include executives, directors, inventors, investors, and their public and private companies in the following industries: health care, financial services, home building, and commercial real estate. He is a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Appellate Practices.

Mr. Dougherty’s litigation skills have earned him the highest possible peer review rating of AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell ever since his first evaluation. He has tried cases as first-chair counsel, argued appeals in federal and state courts, managed discovery teams, and resolved cases through settlement and mediation. He helps his clients resolve complex litigation problems, to let them focus on business.

Ryan Sampson is the Managing Principal of Eshenbaugh Land Company. With over a decade of real estate experience, Ryan has already closed more than $365,000,000 in land transactions since joining Eshenbaugh Land Company in 2005.

A second-generation Tampa real estate professional, Ryan takes great pride in brokering land deals that lead to future development and positive growth within his community. His transactional experience ranges from single tenant retail out parcels to large master planned communities and most everything in between as it relates to development land. He has represented Lennar, Newland Communities, Bank of America, Soho Capital, Duke Realty, CalSTRS, StanPac, Rialto Capital, BB&T and DeBartolo to name a few. He has spoken as a land expert over the years at multiple national conferences.

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