Mr. Crist is a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Corporate Practice Groups. Mr. Crist’s practice focuses on retail and restaurant leasing. Mr. Crist has extensive experience in negotiating with landlords in connection with commercial leases, lease amendments, and resolving lease disputes concerning lease expenses and rights.
Mr. Crist is a graduate of Dartmouth College and The University of Michigan Law School. Mr. Crist’s experience prior to joining Messner Reeves includes work as corporate counsel with ShopKo Stores, Inc. in Green Bay, Wisconsin, where he represented the company with regards to both owned and leased retail stores, with Ann Inc. in New York City, where his work included retail leasing, lease amendments, and office leasing, and at The Cato Corporation in Charlotte, North Carolina, where his practice focused on leasing, lease administration, and lease renewals.