In this episode we have the opportunity to learn about potential legal liabilities one can run into when acquiring and developing commercial real estate. We sit down with an industry expert, Jeff Love.
Jeff Love is a partner with the firm. His practice encompasses all facets of real estate transactions, including drafting and negotiating purchase, sale, syndication, and financing transactions in connection with commercial, industrial, and residential assets. He also regularly drafts and negotiates office, retail, and industrial leases for regional landlords and tenants throughout the West Coast. Mr. Love has extensive experience drafting, negotiating, and reviewing real estate loan documents, including originations, modifications, note purchase agreements and other finance-related transactions from structuring through loan closing. He is a licensed real estate broker in the State of California.
Mr. Love also has significant experience in representing clients in a wide range of corporate transactions, including private securities offerings of debt and equity, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance matters, federal and state securities laws, and asset-based lending and borrowing. He frequently serves as outside general counsel to a variety of businesses, advising on joint ventures, strategic alliances, partnership arrangements, entity formation, and general contract preparation.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Love served as general counsel in the private sector, providing him valuable insights into client needs and expectations. Such experience enables Mr. Love to advise his clients on relevant legal issues and balance business considerations to result in effective, but cost-efficient representation while also creating and maintaining positive working relationships with all parties.