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Paula McDermott Authors Chapter on Commercial Landlord-Tenant Litigation for LexisNexis PA Practice Guide

February 16, 2017

In the 2016 edition of the LexisNexis Practice Guide: Pennsylvania Real Estate Litigation, Principal Paula J. McDermott authored Chapter Four, titled, "Commercial Landlord-Tenant Litigation." 

Ms. McDermott's chapter includes a general review of practice and procedure for litigation for commercial real estate leasing disputes, with particular reference to idiosyncratic issues arising under Pennsylvania law. Her analysis also includes:

  • Applicable rules of law for Pennsylvania commercial leases
  • Courts for commercial lease litigation
  • Litigation concerning confessions of judgment and amicable ejectment provisions in leases
  • Other defenses and issues in judgments entered by confession as well as in normal ejectment proceedings
  • Abolished cause of action to prevent waste
  • Ground lease litigation

The full publication is available for purchase by clicking here.