Real Estate (Band 1)
Practice Areas: Workouts, debt restructuring/bankruptcy, "front-end" transactional real estate (loans/JV's/acquisitions), foreclosures, mezzanine debt remedies and CMBS loans. Recognized expert in real estate finance, commercial law (Articles 3, 5 & 9/guaranty-suretyship) and California's “one action” and “anti-deficiency” laws.
Professional Memberships: American College of Real Estate Lawyers; American College of Commercial Finance Attorneys; American Law Institute; American Bankruptcy Institute.
Career: Drafted California Civil Code Section 2856. Advisor, Restatement of Suretyship & Guaranty. Co-drafter California Civil Code Section 2938.
Personal: JD, Yale Law School, 1975. Outstanding Real Estate Lawyer 2009-LA County Bar Association; 2010 Los Angeles Real Estate Lawyer of the Year-Best Lawyers.