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Glenn D. Wright, Esq.
Principal
Tel: (212) 619-1500                                                                               
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Practice

Retail and Office Commercial Leasing; Purchase/Sale of Commercial Real Estate; Americans with Disabilities Law (ADA) Litigation; Billboard Leases


Bar Admissions              

New York State; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.


About Glenn D. Wright, Esq.

Glenn is an experienced commercial real estate attorney who routinely represents prospective landlords or tenants in commercial leases such as retail, office, industrial, and billboard leases. A large part of his practice is Americans with Disabilities Law (ADA) litigation. He also handles transactions specifically in the purchase and sale of businesses and commercial real estate.

Glenn resides on Manhattan’s Upper West Side with his wife, Kristina, and enjoys running marathons and traveling.


Press

Author; “Evolution of the Pop-Up” published in the American Bar Association Probate & Property Journal, May/June 2023

Author; “Billboard Leasing” published in the American Bar Association Probate & Property Journal May/June 2024

Author: “Does New York City Need Electronic Surveillance of its Clubs & Bars?” hospitalitynet.org

Author: “Breaking the Grand Jury Seal” in the New York Law Journal,

Speaking Engagements:

Seminar for real estate brokers on “Is this location suitable for a liquor license?”

Panelist at a  Restaurant Compliance Seminar for Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce.

“Liquor Licensing for Accountants”- Continuing Education Seminar for New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

Panelist at “Hospitality & Restaurant Committee Breakfast Technical Session “2015 and 2016 Sessions- Continuing Education Seminar for New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

Panelist at “Pop-Up Leases: Innovative Ways to Showcase Your Art” – 2017 New York Foundation for the Arts
Speaker- Seminar on Purchase & Sale of Businesses -April 2018  NYC Business Solutions at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Lecturer for Strafford Publications national continuing legal education seminar-Billboard Leasing Agreements-2018

Lecturer for Strafford Publications national continuing legal education seminar – Pop-Up Leases- 2020

Lecturer for Strafford Publications national continuing legal education seminar – Leases v. Licenses 2022

Lecturer for Strafford Publications national continuing legal education seminar – Pop-Up Leasing: Drafting Delivery, Insurance, and Maintenance Provisions, Mitigating Risks in Short-Term Agreements, Sept. 2022

Lecturer for Strafford Publications national continuing legal education seminar – “Lease vs. License: Short-Term Property Use, Access, and Exclusive Control, Termination Remedies, May 2023

Lecturer for Strafford Publications national continuing legal education seminar- Billboard Lease Agreements for Landlords & Tenants, May 2023

Former Mentor and Judge for Columbia University Graduate Business School’s Lang Fund for advising aspiring entrepreneurs

Television, Press: Court TV, Fox News, and Law View, quoted in many newspapers and online articles, including the premier New York real estate magazine, The Real Deal, on multiple occasions

Member: Association of the Bar of the City of New York, member of Real Property Committee, Commercial Leasing Committee;  University Club; Past President- New York Lawyer’s Network, Martindale-Hubbell- Peer-Reviewed

Member of Nextlaw Referral Network – Nextlaw Referral Network has been named the 2019 Leading Global Legal Referral Network by Chambers & Partners.


Education

J.D., Boston University Law School
A.B., University of California at Berkeley

Of Counsel to the Firm
Jason Lowe
Admitted to the New York, New Jersey, and California Bars
J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
B.S., University of California, Los Angeles


Wright Law Firm has strong relationships with niche, boutique law firms and, for complex matters, will work with them on an “of counsel” basis.