RTW provides a wide range of legal counseling in real estate and land use transactions and litigation. We routinely represent clients in connection with negotiations involving real-property sales and purchases, options, easements and CC&Rs. We have extensive experience with all aspects of commercial leases, ground leases and subleases. We have served as full-service counsel for developers through the entire project cycle, including equity funding, site acquisition, governmental approvals, completion and sale. We are a trusted resource for resolving title and boundary matters, co-ownership issues and disputes between neighboring properties.
RTW represents clients in land-use matters before various governmental bodies and public agencies. Our consistent history of integrity has yielded relationships with individuals within those entities that allow candid discussions that clarify and smooth the path toward project approval. Whether it is negotiating a development agreement, appearing at a public hearing or navigating the CEQA process, RTW can help.
When negotiations fail, RTW’s litigators are extensively experienced and capable in all aspects of real-estate litigation. RTW attorneys have handled complex real-estate boundary disputes, easement disputes, access issues, purchase-and-sale litigation, failure to disclose cases, and lease and landlord-tenant disputes of virtually every size and nature. In addition, RTW has comprehensive expertise in commercial-loan workouts. RTW focuses on obtaining excellent cost-effective results.
Lead counsel for purchaser of a 110,000+ square foot office building with a purchase price of more than $10,000,000
In house counsel in development of 4 new towns on +/- 30,000 acres, including negotiation of option and purchase agreements, development agreements, CEQA compliance and approval processing
Extensive experience in commercial-lease negotiations
Lead counsel for seller in sale of property for development as free adjacent franchise
Representation of ground lessor for site processing debris of the Carr fire in Paradise, CALead counsel in dispute between landowner client and international energy company relating to the energy company’s trespass over client’s property in which the landowner prevailed at trial and recovered damages as well as more than $1 million in attorney’s fees.
Trial representation of numerous clients in connection with real estate title, easement and boundary disputes.
Counsel to numerous clients both locally and nationally in connection with real-property purchase and sale transactions.
Extensive trial-counsel experience handling commercial, as well as residential, landlord-tenant disputes, including lease enforcement actions, payment disputes, unlawful detainer actions, and related issues.
Represented national client with real estate transactions, including purchase and sale documents, lease documents, and litigation and dispute resolution.
Counsel to international company in complex, multi-property foreclosure and possession dispute involving numerous properties across California.
Lead counsel for a real estate developer in a specific performance action brought against it by the buyer for the purchase of 110 residential lots.