Andrew Shedlin, BA, JD, CRX, CLS, CSM

Andrew Shedlin, BA, JD, CRX, CLS, CSM

The Andrew Shedlin Companies, Inc.
21275 Eleanor Lane
Kildeer , IL 60047
Office: 847-438-2900

Andrew Shedlin is a highly respected industry professional with experience as an attorney and businessperson specializing in: Landlord-Tenant Disputes, Interpretation of Leases, Shopping Center Industry, Development and Leasing of Shopping Centers and Airports throughout the United States. He has a solid background as an Expert Witness in dozens of cases in over 12 states in both State and Federal Courts. The issues included but not were not limited to estoppels, operating covenants, condemnation, mitigation of damages, exclusives, co-tenancy, development standards, leasing standards, damages and restoration upon lease termination.

With over 47 years in the industry, his experience is extensive:

- Served as Counsel and Executive Vice President of Equity Properties and Development Company with responsibility for the development and leasing of more than 20,000,000 square feet of shopping centers throughout the United States

- Acknowledged expert in shopping center leasing custom and practice

- Advised and consulted for more than 25 separate international, national, regional and local retailers and restaurants in shopping centers and developed leasing programs for and leased space as a landlord and a tenant in airports

- Served as New York State Director for the approximately 70,000-member industry trade organization, The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

- Serves on the ICSC Illinois State Committee

- Conceived and authored the Certified Shopping Center Leasing Specialist designation

- Holds the CLS designation and the Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM) and the newly established pinnacle of shopping center industry designations - Certified Shopping Center Executive (CRX)

- Received the ICSC Trustee's Distinguished Service Award

- Active member of ICSC

- Responsible for negotiating thousands of letters of intent as well as the legal documentation for more than 15,000 leases

- Author of several chapters on leasing, lease drafting, lease interpretation and the lease itself in multiple books published by ICSC

- Co-authored the widely used audiotape on Shopping Center Lease Negotiations

- Taught shopping center leasing at Columbia University Business School, Georgetown University Law School Continuing Legal Education Program and for more than 30 years at ICSC’s University of Shopping Centers

- BA degree from Colgate University

- JD from Boston University School of Law

- Admitted to practice law in New York and maintains an active license

Working nationally and representing the Plaintiff and Defendant. Please call my office 847-438-2900 or cell 847-274-4392. Hourly Rate: $500

Areas of Expertise
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Real Estate Leasing
  • Shopping Center/Mall Real Estate


Available Upon Request