The real estate industry is plagued with disputes between landlords and tenants, owners and contractors, lenders and borrowers, brokers and agents, and everything in between.  We serve clients in all facets of the real estate market, and our experience gives us the understanding of how to leverage and take advantage of complex statutory requirements to achieve the best results for our clients.

Our Cases

  • Litigated and obtained favorable settlement of client’s claim against landlord for wrongful termination of long-term commercial lease and landlord’s claims for property damage
  • Represented the owner of a commercial shopping center in a four-week binding arbitration in defense of construction contract and in pursuit of construction defect claims
  • Represented Bank of America in securing the appointment of a receiver to take over the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Lake Tahoe, California due to the default of a $140 million loan
  • Represent several major financial institutions as part of their efforts to enforce commercial acquisition and/or development loans, by obtaining the appointment of real property and business dissolution receivers, and pursuing guarantors and sureties under both full recourse and limited recourse guarantees, as well as unlawful detainer and breach of lease claims against hold-over tenants
  • Represented Bank of America in connection with the appointment of a real property receiver involving the breach of a $72 million credit line secured by 14 different deeds of trust involving real property located in three different counties in what was a highly publicized failure of a large home builder
  • Commercial and residential unlawful detainer actions on behalf of landlords and tenants
  • Obtained the coordinated appointment of a receiver for six different commercial shopping centers located across California in a highly publicized bankruptcy of the primary borrower
  • Advised client concerning potential RICO and fraud claims stemming from failed real estate housing development scheme