Our real estate group focuses on litigated and pre-suit disputes involving residential and commercial properties. We regularly contest claims involving landlords and tenants, rent control, wrongful eviction, breach of lease, breach of purchase and sales agreements, failure to disclose, easement scope and use, boundary lines, trespass, nuisance and ADA/Unruh Act, as well as many other of the myriad of disputes that can arise from ownership and use of real property.
Real Estate/Real Property Results/News
Los Angeles Attorney Sandra Block has been elevated to PartnerSandra L. Block joined the firm in 2019 as a litigation defense attorney with extensive knowledge and experience. Ms. Block quickly emerged as a team leader in both the Los Angeles and San Francisco offices....14Feb
Attorney Matthew Gardner rises to Partner in Los Angeles officeMatthew A. Gardner joined the firm in 2018 as an experienced litigation defense attorney having defended clients that ranged from large corporations to single individuals. Mr. Gardner quickly became a leader in the Los Angeles...
Los Angeles Attorneys Defeat Appeal of Trial Court Ruling Granting Dismissal of CasePartners Sandy L. Block and Michael R. Halvorsen recently secured affirmation of a trial court ruling on a demurrer that dismissed the entire case against the clients. The City of Hermosa Beach was a co-defendant...1Dec
Los Angeles Attorneys Prevail in California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate DistrictAttorneys Michael R. Halvorsen and Sandra L. Block prevailed in an appeal brought by a neighbor homeowner challenging the issuance of conditional use permit and certificate of occupancy to a residential townhouse project on the...
San Francisco Office Prevails on Motion to Dismiss Real Property Breach of Contract CaseTodd Angstadt and Maija Villegas recently prevailed on appeal after successfully convincing the trial court to dismiss Plaintiffs’ lawsuit in its entirety. In this breach of contract case, Plaintiffs claimed that Defendants failed to meet...1Jan
Partner Todd A. Angstadt Inducted into the International Association of Defense CounselCongratulations to Todd A. Angstadt, who was recently inducted into the International Association of Defense Counsel, an invitation only, peer-reviewed legal organization limited to approximately 2,500 members world wide.
San Francisco Office Obtains Defense VerdictBradley Jameson obtained a defense verdict following four week trial in which plaintiffs claimed defendants’ negligence caused and/or contributed to earth movement resulting in damage to their property. Mr. Jameson was able to convince the jury that...