LOS ANGELES – June 8, 2017 – Allen Matkins, a California-based full service real estate and business law firm, announced today that litigation attorney Nancy S. Fong and real estate attorneys Richard J. Miltimore and Keith J. Pollock have been elected to the firm partnership. Nancy and Keith practice out of the firm's Los Angeles office and Rick resides in its San Diego office. The election is effective as of July 1, 2017.
"Nancy, Rick and Keith bring expertise, enthusiasm and strong client service orientation to our partnership, as well as adding breadth and depth to our assistance to the real estate industry and other industries that we serve," says David L. Osias, managing partner of Allen Matkins. "This new partner class reflects the firm's continues focus on excellence, diversity and commitment to clients. I congratulate each of them on this well-deserved achievement."
Nancy's practice focuses on construction litigation, employment, commercial, real estate and financial services litigation. She commonly represents contractors, hotel owners, commercial landlords, developers, employers and management in a variety of breach of contract, fraud, tort, construction defect, title disputes, prevailing wage, wrongful termination and discrimination disputes. She also represents national lenders and servicers in complex consumer finance litigation and defends Fortune 500 employers in class action and employment disputes.
Rick represents private sector clients, including property developers, owners, and financial institutions. Rick has experience in a broad range of transactional project finance and real estate transactions, including secured lending, commercial leasing, project development, real estate joint venture and equity fund formation and investments, and real estate property acquisitions and dispositions. Rick's experience also includes representing both landlords and tenants on a variety of leasing matters, including negotiating leases for office space, bio-medical laboratory space, medical office buildings and data centers, as well as build-to-suit construction leases and ground leases. In addition to his transactional work, on a pro bono basis, Rick also dedicates time to assisting families in adoption proceedings and he also volunteers in connection with case review for the California Innocence Project. In addition to California, Rick is licensed to practice law in New York, and was previously licensed in Illinois.
Keith's practice involves a broad range of commercial real estate transactions, with a particular focus on leasing, the acquisition and disposition of individual properties and real estate portfolios, receivership sales, and borrower side real estate finance. His clients include investment companies, pension funds, banks, real estate investment trusts and other developers, owners and operators of real estate throughout the country. In connection with his leasing practice, Keith represents both landlords and tenants in office, retail, industrial, medical office buildings, build-to-suits, shopping centers and other mixed-use projects throughout California, Colorado, Arizona, New York and various other states. Keith is also licensed to practice law in New York, as well as New Jersey.
ABOUT ALLEN MATKINS
Allen Matkins, founded in 1977, is a California-based law firm with approximately 200 attorneys in four major metropolitan areas of California: Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and San Francisco. The firm's areas of focus include real estate, construction, land use, environmental and natural resources; corporate and securities, real estate and commercial finance, bankruptcy, restructurings and creditors' rights, joint ventures and tax; labor, employment and OSHA; and trials, litigation, risk management and alternative dispute resolution in all of these areas. For more information about Allen Matkins please visit www.allenmatkins.com.
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