Epstein, Mark D.

Mark D. Epstein
Attorney

t: 510.834.6600
f: 510.834.1928
mepstein@wendel.com

Education

University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D.

University of California, Davis, B.A.

Admissions

State Bar of California

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Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department, Mark has more than 25 years of experience in real estate, business, lending and title insurance litigation. He has a solid track record of successful client representations in resolving disputes that entail real property, title insurance coverage, escrow liability, commercial landlord-tenant, easement, boundary line, encroachment and lien priority claims. Mark represents property owners, developers, fractional interest investors, title insurers, underwritten title companies, financial institutions, wireless communications and broadcast tower owners, as well as real estate brokers and salespersons.

Mark has been an adjunct professor at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law where he co-taught a course on real estate transactions and litigation during the fall 2015 and 2016 semesters.

California Land Title Association

NAIOP – Commercial Real Estate Development Association, S.F. Bay Area Chapter

Bench Bar Liaison Committee

California Association of REALTORS® Legal Affairs Forum

American Bar Association
  • Tort and Insurance Claim Sections

Alameda County Bar Association

Oakland Rotary, No. 3

  • AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell* since 2003. AV is a registered certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure’s standards and policies.

Publications

Filling the Holes in a “Swiss Cheese Parcel” Correcting Flawed Metes & Bounds Descriptions

Filling the Holes in a “Swiss Cheese Parcel” Correcting Flawed Metes & Bounds Descriptions

03/07/2018 | California Land Title Association Claims Awareness Committee

[Originally published in the March, 2018 issue of California Land Title Association's Claims Awareness Committee.] Most real estate parcels in California’s urban areas were carved out of large tracts of what…

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The Swiss Cheese Property Conundrum: Correcting CA’s Flawed Metes and Bounds Description

The Swiss Cheese Property Conundrum: Correcting CA’s Flawed Metes and Bounds Description

10/02/2017 | Western Real Estate Business

Click here to read article "The Swiss Cheese Property Conundrum: Correcting CA's Flawed Metes and Bounds Description" originally published in Western Real Estate Business in October 2017. 

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Events

Recovering Possession of Abandoned Leased Premises

Recovering Possession of Abandoned Leased Premises

12/09/2019 | Oakland / Berkeley Association of Realtors

Join attorney Mark Epstein who will present, “Recovering Possession of Abandoned Leased Premises,” on December 9, 2019 at 9:00 AM. Topics Include: Terminating a tenant’s right of possession of the…

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Education

University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D.

University of California, Davis, B.A.

Admissions

State Bar of California