Real Estate

Our real estate section provides comprehensive legal services to a wide array of real estate clients. We have substantial expertise in all areas of real estate transactional and litigation work. We represent investors, developers, buyers, sellers, owners, managers, landlords and tenants both locally and nationally.

We serve as counsel to many major industry participants requiring outstanding quality and depth in legal services, such as investor/developers, senior and health care providers, shopping centers, and public agencies. Our real estate lawyers are known for their proficiency, creativity, effective advocacy and practical dealmaking.

Our Expertise

  • Entity Formation and Tax Counseling
  • Land Use and Development
  • Project Financing
  • Property Acquisitions and Sales
  • Leasing and Lease Litigation
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Construction Issues and Disputes
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution

For a more in-depth overview of our capabilities, please refer to our real estate and environmental brochures.



Primary Contact

Jordan A. Lavinsky Partner
San Francisco
415-995-5848 Direct Phone
415-995-3473 Fax

Related Practices


Real Estate Finance

Green Building

Shopping Centers

Land Use

Creditor’s Rights & Bankruptcy

Real Estate Litigation



Michelle Akerman

Andrew A. Bassak

Jennifer R. Berland

Walter M. Binswanger III

Rory J. Campbell

Madeline Chun

Claire Hervey Collins

Huong "Jenny" Dao

Dana Dean

Madison D. DiZinno

James F. Eastman

Stuart L. Eisler

Batya F. Forsyth

Andrew G. Giacomini

Paul A. Gordon

Alex M. Grigorians

Patricia J. Hartman

Rosslyn "Beth" Hummer

Pamela S. Kaufmann

Natalie C. Kirkish

Jordan A. Lavinsky

Kristina D. Lawson

Alan D. Linch

David C. Longinotti

Max Martinez

Dennis McQuaid

Patrick T. Miyaki

Nancy J. Newman

Teresa V. Pahl

Ellis F. Raskin

Derek A. Ridgway

K. Bradley Rogerson

Brian Russell

Michael J. Van Zandt

Mohammad Walizadeh

Wiemond Wu

Elisha J. Yang

Anita G. Zerounian