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

Investing in Residential Income Property

Investing in Residential Income Property

04/20/2011 | Client Seminar

Wendel Rosen attorney Mark Epstein will present "Investing in Residential Income Property While Mitigating Risk" at the David I. Wendel Conference Center, 1111 Broadway, 19th Floor, Oakland on Wednesday April…

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Insured Closing Letters: What Attorneys Need to Know

Insured Closing Letters: What Attorneys Need to Know

05/18/2011 | National Business Institute

Wendel Rosen attorney Mark Epstein will present the teleconference "Insured Closing Letters: What Attorneys Need to Know," on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (Pacific). This presentation is…

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Date Category Host Title
06/10/2014 Seminar Client Seminar Default Remedies: Traps for the Unwary, Weapons for the Wise
07/21/2014 Event What Title Insurance Typically Covers and Excludes
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04/14/2015 Seminar Wendel Rosen Client Seminar This Land is … Whose Land?
11/10/2015 Seminar Wendel Rosen Client Seminar Easy In, Not Always So Easy Out
12/14/2015 Seminar Oakland Association of Realtors (OAR) Unraveling Real Estate Co-Owner Disputes
09/13/2016 Seminar Wendel Rosen Client Seminar Commercial Lease Modification & Expiration: Avoidable Common Pitfalls
12/12/2017 Seminar Wendel Rosen Client Seminar Title to Real Property – Strange But True Examples of What Can Go Wrong With Title, and How To Fix Them
02/13/2018 Seminar Wendel Rosen Client Seminar The Devilish Details: How to Avoid Five Hidden Mortgage Pitfalls
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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