Ciera Parish represents clients in a wide variety of complex commercial real estate transactions. Her practice includes sale-leaseback transactions and single and multisite acquisitions and dispositions of industrial, office, and retail projects on behalf of sellers and purchasers; financing and refinancing of real estate assets on behalf of lenders and borrowers; and commercial leasing and subleasing of industrial and office space located throughout the United States on behalf of landlords and tenants. In addition, she has experience representing investors, lenders, and community development entities in transactions involving new markets and historic tax credits.
Ciera has performed due diligence reviews of title, zoning reports, property condition reports, surveys, and appraisals for investors, lenders, community development entities, and purchasers of commercial real estate. She also advises corporate clients with the real estate aspects of merger and acquisition transactions and corporate real estate service matters.
Recent transactions include the disposition of a retail shopping center, the acquisition of a 330,000-square-foot facility that will be transformed into new corporate headquarters, and the sale-leaseback of two multipurpose facilities.
Ciera is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Norman S. Minor Bar Association, and Commercial Real Estate Women, Inc. of Cleveland. She also volunteers as a coach for the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Moot Court Team. Ciera is author of "Rules are Meant to be Broken: Why the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network Should Allow Pediatric Transplantation of Adult Lungs," published in the Journal of Law and Health (Fall 2014).
- Cleveland State University (J.D. cum laude 2015; Business Editor, Journal of Law and Health; Vice-Chair, Moot Court Team; President, Hispanic Law Students Association; Recipient: CALI "High A" Excellence for the Future Award, Alumni Association Scholarship, and Outstanding Advocacy in a Moot Court Competition Award); Youngstown State University (B.A. in Political Science 2011)