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Albert Flor, Jr.

Albert Flor, Jr.
Attorney

t: 510.834.6600
f: 510.834.1928
aflor@wendel.com

Education

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law; J.D., with distinction, Order of the Coif

University of California, Berkeley; B.A., Political Science

Admissions

State Bar of California

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A litigation partner and co-chair of the firm’s Real Estate Litigation group, Al practically grew up in court. With a father who was Clerk of the Court, he spent his summers observing trials and studying courtroom strategy. Today he’s known for successfully resolving complex real estate, commercial, and financial disputes. Highly skilled in all facets of litigation, including trials and appeals, Al is most proud when he can craft a solution before litigation starts.

Financial, Real Estate, Commercial Disputes

Al is experienced representing parties on all sides and in all stages of financial, real estate and commercial disputes. He advises clients regarding problematic real estate and commercial transactions, investments, secured transactions, loan defaults, corporate and partnership governance and dissolutions, and insolvencies. His clients range from Fortune 50 companies to individuals, including developers, property owners, businesses, financial institutions, venture funders, investors, and fiduciaries.

Creative Solutions

With broad experience in the real estate and finance markets, Al is skilled in the full cycle of a dispute, from the time of breach or default, through settlement, restructuring, and workout negotiations, to litigation and even bankruptcy. While many litigators have a sue-first mentality, Al works closely with clients to develop creative and aggressive strategies to quickly achieve their business objectives while minimizing the costs and risks of litigation.

Dispute Prevention

Al counsels clients regarding deal terms and protections that help limit the risks and costs of future disputes. Al routinely advises clients and transactional counsel on deal structure and protections, as well as on the implementation of operational practices and procedures to prevent disputes or, at least, maximize a client’s rights and remedies if litigation becomes necessary. This advice includes review and revision of deal documents, term sheets, standard contract forms, promissory notes, guarantees, operating agreements, invoices and vendor agreements.

Probably the only lawyer with a meat grinder in his office, Al comes from a long line of sausage makers. He enjoys making his dad’s recipes and creating his own, as well as teaching others to make sausage. Al is also a regular at the local CrossFit box. Above all else, he enjoys hanging out with his family.

American Bar Association

Alameda County Bar Association

Bar Association of San Francisco

  • Homeless Advocacy Project, former volunteer clinical attorney

University of California Alumni Association

  • Externship Program, volunteer mentor

Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights

  • Former volunteer clinical attorney

The Volunteer Center (formerly Volunteer Center of San Francisco)

  • Past member, Board of Directors
  • AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell. 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

COVID-19: How Wendel Rosen’s Real Estate Litigation Group Can Assist

COVID-19: How Wendel Rosen’s Real Estate Litigation Group Can Assist

04/01/2020 | Wendel Rosen LLP

Wendel Rosen’s Real Estate Litigation Group knows real estate. Led by Chuck Hansen, who has for decades been recognized as one of California’s foremost real property experts, our team has…

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Events

CRE Legal Update

CRE Legal Update

10/10/2019 | CCIM Institute - Northern California

Join Wendel Rosen real estate attorneys Al Flor, Jr. and Daniel Myers who will present “CRE Legal Update,” on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. The presenters will discuss the emerging issues…

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The Black Sky Fallout: Recent Decision Upends Decades of Commercial Real Estate Lending

The Black Sky Fallout: Recent Decision Upends Decades of Commercial Real Estate Lending

06/27/2019 | Wendel Rosen Client Seminar

Join Wendel Rosen real estate attorneys Al Flor, Jr. and Steve Morger who will present “The Black Sky Fallout: Recent Decision Updates Decades of Commercial Real Estate Lending,” on Thursday,…

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To Sublease or Assign? That is the Question

To Sublease or Assign? That is the Question

09/12/2017 | Wendel Rosen Client Seminar

Wendel Rosen real estate attorneys, Al Flor and Dan Myers will present "To Sublease or Assign? That is the Question" along with commercial broker Scott Stone on Tuesday, September 12,…

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Date Category Host Title
10/18/2016 Seminar Wendel Rosen Client Seminar War Stories: Current Lease Trends and Strategies from the Front Lines
11/12/2014 Seminar Wendel Rosen Seminar Lease Clauses That Can Bite You in the Wallet
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06/10/2014 Seminar Client Seminar Default Remedies: Traps for the Unwary, Weapons for the Wise

Education

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law; J.D., with distinction, Order of the Coif

University of California, Berkeley; B.A., Political Science

Admissions

State Bar of California