State Bar Admissions
Successfully represented, as lead counsel, Hudson Pacific Properties in the $200+ million acquisition of the historic “Hollywood Center Studios” made up of 12 soundstages on over 15 acres of land located in the heart of Hollywood, CA.
Successfully represented, as lead counsel, The Hollywood Pantages Theatre and The Nederlander Organization in connection with a complex license agreement with CIM Group in order to bring Broadway productions to the world renowned Dolby Theatre.
Successfully represented, as lead counsel, one of two equal partners in the break-up and 1031 exchanges involving over 30 mobile home parks throughout the country valued in excess of $300 million.
Successfully represented, as lead counsel, Hudson Pacific Properties in the acquisition, reverse 1031 exchange, and redevelopment of the “Fourth & Traction” commercial property (formerly the Coca-Cola manufacturing plant) located in the rapidly expanding Arts District in Los Angeles, CA.
Successfully represented Blatteis & Schnur, Inc. in the acquisition, land use and construction of an $80+ million mixed-use project named “AT MATEO” featuring 130,000 sq. ft. of open-air retail and 50,000 sq. ft. of creative office space on a former 3.5-acre industrial site located in the rapidly expanding Arts District in Los Angeles, CA.
Successfully represented the private sellers in the disposition of a $500 million portfolio involving more than 140 gas stations and the underlying real properties across California.
Successfully represented, as lead counsel, Karlin Real Estate in the construction financing for the development of the San Vicente Club -- a hotel and private members-only club in West Hollywood, CA.
Successfully represented, as lead counsel, Hudson Pacific Properties in the acquisition of a real estate portfolio containing more than 83,000 sq. ft. of adjacent properties for creative offices located in the rapidly expanding Arts District in Los Angeles, CA.
Successfully represented a private equity real estate investment trust in the acquisition of a $175 million real estate portfolio containing 15 fee-owned and ground leased regional shopping centers across California, Washington and Oregon.
Successfully represented the ADCO Group in the acquisition of 3 retail outlet shopping centers located in Maine, Illinois and Michigan.
Successfully represented, as lead counsel, landlord Majestic Realty Co. in the negotiation and leasing of its numerous industrial buildings throughout California, including the leasing of a 400,000 sq. ft. building to the U.S. Navy.
Successfully represented, as lead counsel, a hard money lender in the origination of a multi-million dollar mezzanine loan for the development of 95 acres of raw land in Maryland.
Successfully represented, as lead counsel, the real estate developers in the acquisition, joint venture, financing, tenant relocations, and ongoing redevelopment of several multifamily projects throughout West Hollywood, CA.
Successfully represented, as lead counsel, Bank of America in the sale of an REO property named the “Brockman Lofts” -- a mixed-use development containing 80 apartment units and a restaurant in downtown Los Angeles, CA.
Successfully represented, as lead counsel, a real estate investor in the 1031 exchange, acquisition, financing, ground-up construction, and leasing of two single-tenant retail buildings in Georgia and Indiana involving a national retail tenant worth over $9 billion.
Successfully represented Goldstein Planting Investments, LLC in the acquisition of a mixed-use development named “The Burbank Collection” containing condominium, office and retail units in Burbank, CA.
Successfully represented, as lead counsel, numerous borrowers, non-institutional lenders, and national and regional banks in the origination, refinance, restructure, purchase and sale of various real estate and commercial loans totaling more than $1 billion.
Successfully represented, as lead counsel, numerous landlords and tenants with various office, industrial, retail and residential leasing matters totaling more than 5 million sq. ft.
Successfully represented, as lead counsel, various high net worth individuals (including entrepreneurs, physicians, film producers, celebrities, and others) in connection with personal matters including their respective investments in California real property.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, Real Estate & Construction Division
USC Alumni Real Estate Network (AREN)
Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles, Real Estate Division
American Bar Association, Real Property Section
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Real Property Section
Urban Land Institute (ULI)
Commercial Real Estate Society Los Angeles (CRESLA)
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
USC Marshall Alumni Association
CIM Group and The Hollywood Pantages Theatre Sign Agreement to Bring Broadway Programming to Dolby Theatre, Business Wire, 2018
Woodbridge Group to Start Paying Investors By End of 2018, Wall Street Journal, 2018
Hudson Pacific Properties Acquires Hollywood Center Studios, Daily Journal, 2017
"Top 40 Under 40," Daily Journal, 2019
Southern California Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2018-2019
"The 5 Best Real Estate Lawyers in Los Angeles," Investopedia's Real Estate Column, 2016
Southern California Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2014-2017
Southern California Super Lawyers, Top 100 Up-and-Coming, 2016-2017
“Receivership Sales of Real Property: Legal Restraints and Practical Considerations,” FRBC Quarterly Prophets, Fall 2012
“Round Two… Commercial Real Estate,” Pillsbury Real Estate Newsletter, December 2009
“Eminent Domain Post-Kelo,” Pillsbury Real Estate Newsletter, December 2008