Krane & Smith’s real estate clients include owners, developers, investors, builders, landlords, tenants, lenders, brokers, and contractors.
An overview of our services includes:
- Disputes: Commercial leases, escrow, title, loans, brokerage, promissory notes, partition, corporate and partnership, landlord/tenant, and foreclosure
Some of our representative real estate matters include:
- Obtained reversal on appeal of trial court’s judgment in excess of $82 million, with appellate court holding client’s causes of action, including wrongful foreclosure, to be remanded to the superior court. Figueroa Tower I, LP v. U.S. Bank Nat’l Ass’n, 2015 WL 3754846 (Cal.Ct.App. June 16, 2015).
- Jury verdict in excess of $65 million involving a dispute concerning a partnership agreement for the acquisition, management, and financing of a real estate business.
- Obtained reversal on appeal of trial court’s judgment in excess of $18 million, with appellate court holding a prepayment fee provision contained in a $62 million note secured by an office building in downtown Los Angeles was not triggered by the Bank’s acceleration of the debt. U.S. Bank Nat’l Ass’n v. Yashoufar (2014) 232 Cal.App.4th 639.