Typical Transactions


My recent transactions have included the following:

  • Closing several commercial, multi-family and industrial real estate loans and loan modifications on behalf of an out of state bank and an out of state life insurance company.  The loans have included land acquisition, construction, and refinancing;
  • Advising out of state lending clients on the impact and ramifications of California-specific laws, including the one form of action rule and issues relating to community property law;
  • Closing commercial real estate loan transactions on behalf of borrower clients, including negotiations for opinion letters;
  • Handling several purchases and sales of commercial and industrial real property, including an office building and a development site (both in downtown Los Angeles), and a Warner Center industrial building, from advice re structuring of the transaction, negotiation of letters of intent and purchase and sale agreements, through to closing the transactions;
  • Negotiating shopping center leases for tenants, including on behalf of a well-known California based fast food restaurant chain;
  • Representing business clients in connection with license agreements, employment agreements, national and international consulting agreements, and intellectual property transactions;
  • Negotiating shopping center leases for a California shopping center developer;
  • Negotiating office building leases on behalf of tenants;
  • Negotiating sign removal/relocation agreement for developer client;
  • Negotiating leasing brokerage commission agreements for developer clients; 
  • Representing California hard money lender with particular focus on borrower authorization issues;
  • Advising developer client in limited liability company operating agreement negotiations with an investor;
  • Advising clients in negotiations for architect's and contractor's agreements for the design and construction or substantial renovation of residences; and
  • Negotiating shareholder agreements in connection with the formation of corporations, and  operating agreements for limited liability companies.