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Steven M. Morger

Steven M. Morger
Attorney

t: 510.834.6600
f: 510.834.1928
smorger@wendel.com

Education

Golden Gate University, LL.M., Tax

University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law; J.D.

University of California, Berkeley; B.S., Business Administration (Emphasis in Accounting and Finance)

Admissions

State Bar of California

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Steve, an experienced business litigator, represents clients involved in real estate and complex business disputes. He has particular expertise in the areas of mortgages, deeds of trust, foreclosure and antideficiency issues, as well as guarantees and U.C.C. personal property-secured transactions. He has also taught at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law and has provided expert testimony involving real estate secured transactions and guarantees as well as title insurance, escrow and related disputes. He works with all aspects of civil litigation and discovery through trial and appeal.

Mr. Morger has counseled cannabis industry clients on lease and financing transactions and defended property owners in claims brought by federally-chartered banks based on medical dispensary uses.

Cartoon Art Museum, San Francisco

  • Board of Directors, 1996 – 2001
  • Volunteer legal advisor, 2001 – present

Neighborhood Housing Services Silicon Valley, San Jose

  • Legal Advisor, 2008 – present

University of California, Berkeley, School of Law

  • Lecturer, 1996 – present
  • Selected for inclusion in Northern California Super Lawyers magazine, 2004 and 2007-2019

Events

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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Will History Repeat? Comparing and Contrasting Cyclical Real Estate Lending Environments

Will History Repeat? Comparing and Contrasting Cyclical Real Estate Lending Environments

05/09/2017 | Wendel Rosen Client Seminar

Wendel Rosen real estate lawyer Steven Morger will co-present "Will History Repeat? Comparing and Contrasting Cyclical Real Estate Lending Environments" on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in the David I. Wendel Conference Center,…

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Recent Developments in Secured Lending & Foreclosure Law

Recent Developments in Secured Lending & Foreclosure Law

02/10/2015 | Wendel Rosen Seminar

Wendel Rosen real estate litigation attorney Steven Morger will co-present "Recent Developments in Secured Lending & Foreclosure Law," a commercial real estate seminar for clients, on February 10, 2015. Topics…

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Date Category Host Title
06/10/2014 Seminar Client Seminar Default Remedies: Traps for the Unwary, Weapons for the Wise
02/11/2014 Seminar Financing Issues for Acquisition and Development of Real Estate Projects
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07/14/2011 Seminar National Business Institute Advanced Issues in Foreclosure

News

Wendel Rosen Sees 22 Attorneys Named as 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Wendel Rosen Sees 22 Attorneys Named as 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

07/08/2019

Wendel Rosen LLP, the largest law firm in the East Bay representing businesses throughout the state, announces that 22 attorneys have been named to the 2019 edition of Northern California…

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Wendel Rosen Sees 26 Attorneys Named 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Wendel Rosen Sees 26 Attorneys Named 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

07/10/2018 | Wendel Rosen LLP

OAKLAND, Calif., July 10, 2018 – Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP announces that 26 attorneys have been named to the 2018 edition of Northern California Super Lawyers, including two…

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Education

Golden Gate University, LL.M., Tax

University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law; J.D.

University of California, Berkeley; B.S., Business Administration (Emphasis in Accounting and Finance)

Admissions

State Bar of California