Member Spotlight – Marie Moore

Member Spotlight – Marie Moore

Marie Moore is a partner in the law firm of Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C. where she practices commercial real estate law, particularly leasing, but also acquisitions, workouts, financings, sales, and construction. In addition to being consistently recognized as one of the top real estate attorneys in Louisiana by Super Lawyers, she was recently selected for inclusion in the 2010 Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Real Estate Law by Woodward White & Company.

Marie’s list of accomplishments is a long one. In a nod to her longstanding commitment to both her profession and her community, she was recently honored by New Orleans CityBusiness as one of the 50 Women of the Year nominees.

She is a co-founder of New Orleans CREW, and served as the Inaugural President during which time she secured affiliation with the national CREW Network and won the bid to have the Winter 2004 Delegate Meeting in New Orleans. A dedicated member, she has also served on the Board of Directors and is currently the Chairperson of the Sponsorship Committee.

Marie has shared her passion and expertise for commercial real estate and law through her commitments to a variety of professional organizations. In addition to her memberships in CCIM and the International Council of Shopping Centers, Marie has been extensively involved with both the Urban Land Institute and the American Bar Association.

Since 2005, Marie has served as the Vice-Chair of the Louisiana District Council of ULI and on their Silver Flight of National Commercial and Retail Development Council. She has also served on their Executive Committee of Louisiana District Council since 2003.

Marie’s ABA commitments include Chair and Vice Chair of the Retail Leasing Committee, and Member of the Diversity Committee, all under the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law.  She has also been the Vice-Chair of the Sponsorship Committee and the Associate Articles Editor of the Probate & Property Magazine.

She is both a prolific writer for legal publications and seasoned speaker for professional organizations on the commercial real estate industry. Her latest article, “Landlord Lease Remedies: What Are a Landlord’s Default Rights and What Can It Recover?” appeared in the ABA Probate & Property Magazine, November/December 2009 issue.

Marie received her law degree from the University of Alabama in 1978 where she was Order of the Coif and associate editor of the Alabama Law Review.