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Wendel Rosen’s real estate litigators have extensive experience handling the full spectrum of real estate related disputes. We pride ourselves on our client-focused approach and our ability to deliver positive results, cost-effectively. Our attorneys include several of California’s leading practitioners in their fields.

Recognizing that litigation can be a highly inefficient means of resolving business disputes, we encourage our clients to seek creative business resolutions, whether through mediation or less formal channels. But when litigation proves the only viable alternative, our litigators have the experience necessary to guide a case to successful resolution. All of our lawyers have substantial hands-on trial experience. We also have extensive experience arbitrating matters before JAMS, the American Arbitration Association, and other arbitration service providers.

Litigation is expensive, so we work with our clients to minimize its costs. We staff cases leanly, with experienced lawyers who have been there before. By working closely with our electronic discovery and litigation support services team (the “E-Team”) we are able to leverage the benefits of the latest technology, including document management systems, trial graphics and presentation capabilities.

Our practice is divided into eight main subject matter areas:

  • Real-estate financing
  • Purchase-sale transactions
  • Title insurance
  • Eminent domain
  • “Pure” real estate (easements, boundary disputes, etc.)
  • Lease disputes
  • Homebuilder/Developer representation
  • Representation of real estate professionals

 

We also recognize that our clients’ complex business problems often require expertise in multiple areas of the law.  Accordingly, when appropriate, we draw on the knowledge and expertise of our colleagues in the Real Estate, Land Use, Environmental, Bankruptcy and Construction Litigation Groups.

Publications

Webinar: Navigating Real Estate Purchase & Sales Contracts During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Webinar: Navigating Real Estate Purchase & Sales Contracts During the COVID-19 Pandemic

05/07/2020 | Wendel Rosen LLP

On May 6, 2020, seasoned real estate litigators Mark Epstein and Al Flor, Jr. shared their knowledge on issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic that could adversely impact real estate…

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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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When the Same Lender Has Both a Senior and Junior Deed of Trust_.

When the Same Lender Has Both a Senior and Junior Deed of Trust_.

07/29/2017 | Real Estate Litigation Practice

[Update 6/4/2019: there is a new California Supreme Court decision regarding this case.] If the same lender has both a senior and junior deed of trust on the same security…

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Events

Navigating Real Estate Purchase & Sales Contracts During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Strategies, Hurdles, and Legal Implications

Navigating Real Estate Purchase & Sales Contracts During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Strategies, Hurdles, and Legal Implications

05/06/2020 | Wendel Rosen LLP

Mark Epstein and Al Flor, Jr. are seasoned real estate litigators who will share their knowledge on issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic that could adversely impact real estate sale…

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ACBA Bankruptcy Symposium

ACBA Bankruptcy Symposium

11/15/2019 | Alameda County Bar Association

Join attorney Steve Morger who will speak at two programs on November 15, 2019 for the ACBA Bankruptcy Symposium from 11:45 AM – 2:00 PM.  The annual ACBA East Bay…

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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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Date Category Host Title
02/13/2018 Seminar Wendel Rosen Client Seminar The Devilish Details: How to Avoid Five Hidden Mortgage Pitfalls
10/11/2017 Seminar Wendel Rosen Client Seminar It’s a Jungle Out There: Minimizing Litigation Risks in Your Commercial Real Estate Deals
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09/12/2017 Seminar Wendel Rosen Client Seminar To Sublease or Assign? That is the Question
10/18/2016 Seminar Wendel Rosen Client Seminar War Stories: Current Lease Trends and Strategies from the Front Lines
12/14/2015 Seminar Oakland Association of Realtors (OAR) Unraveling Real Estate Co-Owner Disputes
11/10/2015 Seminar Wendel Rosen Client Seminar Easy In, Not Always So Easy Out
09/04/2015 Seminar Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) Neighbor Remedies
09/04/2015 Seminar Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) Sale Remedies
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05/12/2015 Seminar Wendel Rosen Client Seminar Wrap Traps: Wrap Insurance for Construction Projects
04/14/2015 Seminar Wendel Rosen Client Seminar This Land is … Whose Land?
03/10/2015 Seminar Wendel Rosen Seminar The Guaranty: Recent Legal Developments and Strategic Considerations
02/10/2015 Seminar Wendel Rosen Seminar Recent Developments in Secured Lending & Foreclosure Law
01/13/2015 Seminar Wendel Rosen Seminar Lease Defaults and Remedies: What Can Be Done When the Commercial Tenancy Goes Awry
10/14/2014 Seminar Wendel Rosen Seminar Real Estate LLC Essentials: Seven Critical Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
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10/02/2014 Webinar myLawCLE Webinar Guarantor Liability 101
09/09/2014 Seminar Mark Epstein Navigating the Peculiarities of California’s Real Property Lien Priority Law
06/10/2014 Seminar Client Seminar Default Remedies: Traps for the Unwary, Weapons for the Wise
06/05/2014 Webinar National Business Institute Guarantor Liability
05/21/2014 Event National Retail Tenants Association Enforcement of Lease Terms: Statutory and Contractual Limitations Periods
04/08/2014 Seminar Disclosure and Brokerage Issues in Commercial Real Estate Transactions
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07/14/2011 Seminar National Business Institute Advanced Issues in Foreclosure

News

Webinar: Navigating Real Estate Purchase & Sales Contracts During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Webinar: Navigating Real Estate Purchase & Sales Contracts During the COVID-19 Pandemic

05/07/2020 | Wendel Rosen LLP

On May 6, 2020, seasoned real estate litigators Mark Epstein and Al Flor, Jr. shared their knowledge on issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic that could adversely impact real estate…

Full Article
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…

Full Article
Partner Steve Morger Reviews Impact of Black Sky Decision on Commercial Lending

Partner Steve Morger Reviews Impact of Black Sky Decision on Commercial Lending

01/03/2020 | The Registry

In his byline article for The Registry, Partner Steve Morger discusses the recent California Supreme Court decision in Black Sky Capital LLC v. Cobb, which upended decades of lending practices…

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Date Category Publication Title
08/19/2019 Press Release Wendel Rosen  Wendel Rosen Lands 12 in 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
11/20/2017 Press Release   Wendel Rosen Receives Five “Tier 1” on Best Lawyers 2018 Best Law Firms List
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08/15/2017 Press Release   Firm Lands 10 Attorneys in 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
11/02/2016 Press Release   Wendel Rosen Scores Top Tier “Best Law Firms” Rankings Once Again
11/11/2015 Press Release   Firm Named to Sixth Annual “Best Law Firms” List

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How Wendel Rosen’s Real Estate Litigation Group Can Assist You

Our team has the expertise and experience to help clients resolve virtually any real estate problem arising from the COVID-19 crisis.

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