Our Practice

General Business Representation

Organized and formed numerous corporations, joint ventures, general and limited partnerships, limited liability companies, non-profit corporations, professional corporations, and limited liability partnerships (for lawyers, architects, and accountants);

Represented major companies, including $100 million real estate developer, $80 million defense contractor, and $60 million construction contractor, on a general counsel basis;

Represented mid-sized to small companies, including a marketing firm, law firms, architecture firms, engineering firms, an aluminum products fabricator, an Internet mortgage firm, software developers, construction contractors, real estate brokerage and management firms, a transfer and relocation company, medical offices, restaurants, a process-serving company, and for-profit and not-for-profit theater and arts organizations, on a general counsel basis;

Assisted in restructuring of $30 million construction contractor;

Represented energy industry software developer in $1.3 million sale of company (plus stock and earn-outs);

Drafted purchase documents and represented buyer in acquisition of German-owned US product distributor;

Negotiated acquisition of construction materials fabricator;

Represented purchaser of airplane hangar at regional airport;

Advised law firm in retirement buy-out of founding senior partner;

Real Estate Representation

Advised buyer in $7.5 million acquisition of downtown San Diego office building;

Organized and negotiated sale of commercial property to condemning agency and subsequent acquisition of, and relocation of client’s $60 million business to, two replacement properties, totaling $14 million in transactions;

Represented property management company in preparation of its form retail, industrial and ground leases;

Assisted property owner in construction and sale of $25 million Hawaii residence;

Represented youth hostel owner/operator in acquisition of hostel sites in western United States;

Represented purchaser in financing of multi-million dollar portfolio of downtown San Diego residential buildings;

Represented plant operator in negotiating and documenting construction and operation of chilled water cooling plant in San Diego Ballpark District;

Negotiated $25 million revolving line of credit and subsequent project construction loans for developer of seven senior care communities;

Represented property owner in negotiating ground lease for high-rise office building;

Represented self-storage developer in $5.3 million re-financing;

Represented purchaser of 464-unit apartment project in acquisition financing;

Represented public and private property owners in cell tower lease negotiations;
Advised low-income multi-family housing investor on $5.4 million bond-financed borrowing;

Performed due diligence review for numerous business acquisitions and real property purchases, including review of legal records, property-entitlements, title matters, existing leases, zoning, and other matters;

Assisted clients and litigation counsel in business and real estate aspects of litigation, including structuring and implementing litigation settlements (including settlements of complex family law dissolution matters).

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501 West Broadway
Suite 1310
San Diego, California 92101
Ph: 619.573.9250
Fax: 619.573.9251