Chris has represented some of the West Coast's premier real estate developers, building owners, and construction companies ranging from office/medical building owners to massive mixed-use developments and sports complexes. Chris and other CSR Lawyers have successfully represented clients in acquisition/disposition disputes, partnership/investment disputes, development, due diligence, financing, contracting, public improvements, quality assurance, mechanics liens, licensing, insurance, landlord/tenant, and construction matters.
Chris has won almost every real estate related case imaginable in several states from ultra-complex lender disputes involving hundreds of millions of dollars and high profile projects, to public improvement leasehold and development projects, to circumvention by joint venture partners in casino/condominium/hotel developments, to complex agreements involving technical development/construction obligations, to partner disputes related to the profitability of a project, to investor claims relating to missed opportunities, to disputes involving development rights and obligations, to disputes involving financial institution funding obligations, to disputes involving representations and warranties, to disputes involving deposits, to disputes involving brokerage commissions, and to unlawful detainer cases. We represent owners, buyers, sellers, joint venture partners, developers, lenders, lessors, lessees, and brokers.
Chris has also successfully represented clients in the wind and solar power industries. Chris has obtained winning results for these clients with a particular emphasis on the complicated business issues and timing critical in these industries.
Chris has also successfully represented clients in closing real estate acquisitions and dispositions as well as associated financing's involving major sports facilities, mixed-use developments, a world famous nightclub, industrial buildings, office buildings, restaurants, and bars. CSR Lawyers also provide day to day real estate advice, manage problem situations, and close commercial office/medical leases.
Chris has also obtained a settlement massively reducing triple net lease charges for several groups of medical professionals based on claims of fraud in the procurement of leases and lease extensions after the acquisition of several Class A medical buildings