Mr. Mehl has played a pivotal role in the growth of RCS and its emergence as the preeminent firm in retail advising. Since joining RCS in 1995, he has worked successfully with some of the largest and most recognized retail clients nationwide, developing close relationships and a reputation as an effective negotiator and an expert in property dispositions. Mr. Mehl previously served as general counsel and real estate director for a national retail chain. In that role, he held principal responsibility for all aspects of retail asset management and development, from strategic planning to site selection and construction through lease negotiations, property dispositions and other elements of asset portfolio optimization. Earlier in his career, Mr. Mehl practiced law in New York, focusing on transactional real estate litigation. He holds a J.D. degree from St. John’s University and a B.A. from Tulane University.