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New Ground Leasing Article Published

Published: January 7, 2013

The special December, 2012 “Contracts” issue of New Jersey Lawyer Magazine includes Ira Meislik’s article: Basic Principles of Ground Lease Agreements. In it, he covers such topics as: $Why a Ground Lease? o Setting the Rent o Renewal Terms o Reversion o Handling Defaults o and, much more.

New Jersey Lawyer Magazine is published six times a year by the New Jersey Bar Association and reaches over 15,000 readers. Copies can be obtained from the Bar Association by calling 732-249-7560. A copy of Ira Meislik’s article is available on the website of Meislik & Meislik at

Ira Meislik, managing principal of the Montclair, New Jersey law firm of Meislik & Meislik, has been frequently recognized for his professional achievements. In 2009 alone, he was named as part of a select group of 176 attorneys — The BTI Client Service All-Star Team — for delivering the absolute best client service to Fortune 1000 clients. In 2013, he has again been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America®. In the United States, Best Lawyers compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Also, Ira Meislik has twice been named by Real Estate New Jersey magazine as one of the Garden State’s top real estate attorneys. He also was selected for inclusion within the New Jersey Super Lawyers listing published inside the April 2012 issue of New Jersey Monthly magazine. Ira Meislik has been included in the Real Estate category each year since the Super Lawyer’s designation first appeared in New Jersey.

His practice is concentrated in two areas – Business Law and Commercial Real Estate Law. His business law practice covers general business, commercial, and transactional matters. In this area, he provides business counseling advice and handles business formations, acquisitions, mergers, and contracts. His commercial real estate practice focuses on the needs of landlords and tenants primarily within shopping centers and office properties. In addition, he has extensive experience in the acquisition, disposition, and financing of real property.

Meislik & Meislik is a law firm focusing on business law and commercial real estate law. It represents national and local businesses (large and small), developers, investors, landlords, and single and multiple-location tenants in a full range of transaction, from basic to complex. More about Meislik & Meislik can be found on its website at It produces a highly popular blog, Ruminations - a Retail Real Estate Blog. It can be found at

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