Marisa L. Byram and Tyler V. Friederich Publish Article on Tortious Interference in Law Journal Newsletters

Lewis Rice attorneys Marisa L. Byram and Tyler V. Friederich co-authored an article in the September 2021 edition of Law Journal Newsletters. The article, "Say it Ain’t So! Tortious Interference with a Sublease By a Master Landlord" summarizes Sea Island Food Grp., LLC v. Yaschik Dev. Co., Inc., in which a South Carolina appellate court affirmed a trial court’s decision that: 1) a landlord had tortiously interfered with a sublease by terminating the master lease after a fire damaged the subject building; and 2) such landlord was liable to the subtenant for punitive damages. Law Journal Newsletters publishes several online and print newsletters aimed at the diverse needs of attorneys in a wide range of practice areas. 

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Marisa focuses her practice on commercial real estate matters including sales, acquisitions, leasing, financing, and development. She represents national and local retailers, developers, lending institutions, and municipalities in connection with property assemblages, shopping center development, and ground leases. She also assists clients with documenting and navigating tax increment financing and other public financing and community improvement vehicles.

Tyler is an associate in the Corporate Department of the Firm. He has a general business law practice and focuses on a variety of corporate matters.