COVID-19: The Impact On Real Estate, Commercial Litigation And Title Insurance

The coronavirus is having an impact on the different legal subject areas that Steeg Law handles. To help keep our clients and friends informed on how COVID-19 could affect you … More»

Force Majeure In Today’s World

The legal concept of “force majeure” has vaulted from near-obscurity to intense scrutiny, all due to the novel coronavirus. Here is a general outline of how it applies to leases, … More»

Are Your Real Estate Documents Prepared for Hurricane Season?

Hurricane season begins on June 1. With reminders like Hurricanes Michael and Katrina fresh in our minds, many of us will begin to review steps for hurricane preparedness in our … More»

Lease or Own Property? Ensure You Have Legal Access to Public Roads

If you are purchasing or leasing property, or you are a lender making a loan to anyone who owns, is buying, or leases property, it is very important to make … More»

Belts and Suspenders for Landlords, but the Tenant Can Still Cause the Pants to Fall

In a recent case decided by the Louisiana Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, which has jurisdiction over Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, a landlord put into its lease all of … More»

New Orleans CityBusiness Publishes Robert Steeg’s Article on Hurricane Preparedness for Commercial Real Estate Agreements

Managing partner, Robert M. Steeg, recently had an article, “Hurricane Preparedness for Commercial Real Estate Agreements,” published in New Orleans CityBusiness. As he covers in his piece, hurricane season begins … More»

Commercial Real Estate Lessons from Near Miss Hurricanes

By Robert Steeg Those of us in southeast Louisiana are well able to empathize and understand what Houston is going through after Hurricane Harvey. Our own near miss with Hurricane … More»

The Continuous Re-Invention of Retail Real Estate

By Robert M. Steeg Every week, we are bombarded with stories about the death – or at least the deterioration and restriction – of retail real estate. Shoppers are staying … More»

Robert Steeg Reports on Timely Issues in Commercial Leasing Today

Managing partner Robert Steeg recently attended the invitation-only Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute (ACLI) at Georgetown Law School. The annual ACLI program, which was held April 19-21, 2017, brings together 150 … More»

Property Owners, Managers and Landlords: Are You Exposed to Premises Liability for Third-Party Acts?

By Robert Steeg The following article “Are Your Clients Exposed to Premises Liability for Third-Party Criminal Acts? A Top-10 List to Reduce Risks” by Norman W. Gutmacher appeared in Probate & Property … More»

Landlords: Making Special Allowances for Tenants May Affect Your Right to Evict

Especially in cases where a relationship has developed between the landlord and tenant over a number of years, landlords often make allowances when it comes to accepting late payment of … More»

New Laws That Impact Your Business: 2015 Louisiana Legislative Update

By Elise Henry The 2015 Louisiana Legislative Session, which began on April 13, 2015 and closed on June 11, 2015, resulted in the House filing 847 bills and the Senate … More»

Steeg Law Recent Transactions: Helping Our Clients Make Business Happen

Recent transactions Steeg Law attorneys have handled. How can we help you make business happen? Obtained summary judgment in favor of owner of large tract of land in Plaquemines Parish … More»

Corporate Realty Publishes Third Annual Greater New Orleans Office Market Report

Corporate Realty, Inc. has just published their third annual Greater New Orleans Office Market Report, which lists basic occupancy and rental rate information for every non-medical office building greater than … More»

Recent Transactions: Helping Our Clients Make Business Happen

Recent transactions Steeg Law attorneys have handled. How can we help you make business happen? Served as local counsel for the buyer of an apartment complex in New Orleans Acted … More»

Steeg Law Recent Transactions: Helping Our Clients Make Business Happen

Recent transactions Steeg Law attorneys have handled. How can we help you make business happen? Obtained summary judgment confirming client’s ownership of large tract of land in Plaquemines Parish against … More»

Robert M. Steeg Interviewed for article, “Tips to Negotiate a Favorable Lease for Your Business”

Managing Partner, Robert M. Steeg, was recently interviewed for an article, “Tips to Negotiate a Favorable Lease for Your Business, that was published on LowesForPros,” Lowes’ website that provides the … More»

The Unexpected Consequences of Memorandum of Lease for Landlords and Tenants

By Robert M. Steeg According to Managing Partner, Robert M. Steeg, whether you are a landlord or a tenant, the recordation of a Memorandum of Lease has very significant consequences … More»

Tenants and Bankruptcy – Steps a Commercial Landlord Should Take

With Tenants Increasingly Filing for Bankruptcy, There are Steps a Commercial Landlord Can and Should Take Under the current economic conditions, commercial landlords are finding with increasing regularity that tenants … More»

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