Case Studies for Lee K. Alpert

Represented a major developer in Southern California in selling a valuable and significant parcel of land to a large municipal entity. Was able to resurrect the deal which had died and then lingered for many years prior, creating a significant benefit for both the developer and the municipal entity and a win-win structured deal for both sides. Successfully facilitated the […]


Case Studies for Gary Barr

Represented a client in the sale of a large commercial building in Northern California. Negotiated and drafted a 20 year ground lease on behalf of a property owner. Represented a client in the purchases of two large apartment complexes. Successfully negotiated the sale of a business to investors. Prosecuted a federal case for a loan servicing company for bad faith […]


Case Studies for Adam Grant

Defended Chief General Counsel of multi-million dollar foreign real estate development company in a 4-week Federal Court matter brought by his employer resulting in a dismissal of the matter against the client after the first phase of the trial. Represented individual plaintiff in a malpractice claim, which resulted in a $5,748,000 jury verdict. Defended architect/general contractor in an action involving […]


Case Studies for Mark Blackman

Successfully litigated a dispute for a major national lender regarding real estate lien priority disputes and rights to surplus funds after foreclosure. The ensuing Court of Appeal decision in the client’s favor set the standard for determining real estate lien priorities. Drafted loan and foreclosure documents assisting financial institution clients to assure compliance with California real estate and lending laws […]


Case Studies for Alex Kasendorf

Representative Experience

Negotiated buy out of $1M commercial property mortgage with potential for personal liability for property owner. Negotiated complex and favorable resolution of multi-million dollar construction loan litigation related to improvements to residential property. Participated as member of the Oakland Raiders trial team in Los Angeles Superior Court in a $1 billion trial between the Raiders and the NFL […]