Overview of Services
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.
- 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
News & Resources
Santa Monica's Measure GS And Why It Is Important
Measure GS, commonly referred to as the "Funding for Homelessness Prevention, Affordable Housing, and Schools" initiative, was proposed in response to the rise in homelessness in Santa Monica and became effective March 1.
The New ULA Ordinance and Why You Should Care…
City of Los Angeles to implement new ULA Measure aimed at taxing high valued real estate to help combat homelessness
New State Guidelines Clarify When Leases of Local Agency-Owned Land are Subject to the Surplus Land Act
Project Approved Pursuant to SB 35 Streamlining Procedures Survives Court Challenge
Cupertino Vallco Mall Project clears major hurdle thanks to California court's denial of writ of mandate petition from anti-housing group.
San Francisco Extends Commercial Eviction Moratorium
London Breed extends eviction moratorium through executive order, recognizing that the ongoing public health crisis arising from COVID-19 and the economic impacts it has caused.
Construction of Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly to Continue in Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County has published new shelter-in-place guidance allowing construction to continue on residential care facilities.
Requesting Rent Abatement: A Practical Approach During the COVID-19 Pandemic
If your business has been interrupted by the Coronavirus epidemic, you may want to consider requesting rent concessions from your landlord.
Newsom Temporarily Bans Evictions of Residential Tenant’s Impacted by COVID-19
Newsom's Executive Order restricts the ability of landlords to evict residential tenants for nonpayment of rent if the failure to pay rent is due to the impacts of COVID-19.
Governor Newsom’s 'Stay at Home' Order Allows Construction to Continue, but Many Cities and Counties are Banning Most Construction
COVID-19 Considerations for Landlords & Property Managers
This article discusses some of the legal and business issues being faced by landlords and property managers because of COVID-19 and some actions that can be taken to better assess and prepare for the short and long term impacts of the virus.