THE FIRM This national firm, and regional juggernaut, has the bench strength and versatility to help any large business with its real estate portfolio, however atypical or complex. Further, clients benefit from the resources of one of the finest land use practices in this part of the country. Clients include CWCapital Asset Management, Pacific Realty Associates (PacTrust) and Safeway.
KEY INDIVIDUALS Steven Pfeiffer is regarded as one of the finest land use lawyers in the region. His clients praise his "excellent local knowledge" and find that he "understands local processes and politics keenly."
Another esteemed land use specialist is Michael Robinson, who lobbies for approvals and permits for all manner of commercial, energy, industrial and healthcare facilities.
Richard Cantlin, a senior counsel at the firm, is known for his high-level strategic advice to homebuilders, hospital centers, commercial developers and REITs.
Mark Whitlow is praised for his "knowledge of local codes, planning and preparation, and ability to influence a positive outcome for the client." His work is perhaps best described as the confluence where land use, environmental and natural resources law meet.
Andrew Solomon is renowned for his prowess in transactional real estate, and has over the past year facilitated deals involving large industrial and retail development projects.