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Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP

Real Estate

4 ranked lawyersBand 3CaliforniaUSA 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass are prominent real estate practice offering particular strength in obtaining land use, zoning and environmental approvals for development projects. Especially strong presence in the Bay Area. Counts notable healthcare, technology and real estate investment companies among its clients. Recommended for sales and purchases, leases, financings and joint ventures.

Strengths

"They have very good bench depth, and a great history in land use law." "The firm provides high service levels and it is very responsive to client needs."

Work highlights

The team was lead counsel to Uber Technologies in connection with the acquisition, leasing, and development of four buildings in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood.

Notable practitioners

Alan Gennis is recognized for his significant experience handling real estate transactions, such as acquisitions and joint ventures. He also advises on entitlements and due diligence, included providing counsel on mixed-use and office development projects.
"Very sophisticated market and legal knowledge. An extremely good counselor."

Harry O'Brien is well respected for his handling of a wide spectrum of real estate matters, ranging from land use to transactional issues. He has significant experience advising clients on acquisitions, entitlements and CEQA compliance.

Pamela Duffy is highly esteemed for her work in the real estate space and is particularly renowned for her work on acquisitions, financings and substantial development projects.
"Her name and work is known throughout San Francisco."

Tay Via works with market leading companies such as Uber on land use and other real estate aspects of large development projects.
"Tay Via is a phenomenal lawyer all round."

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Overview

Coblentz has built a reputation as the ‘go-to’ firm in California for both high-profile projects as well as nuts-and-bolts real estate counsel. The firm’s real estate practice is second to none, guiding clients through the complex land use approval process, as well as leasing, financing, joint ventures, conservation, and purchases and sales. The firm’s deepest roots are in real estate law, and the individual attorneys in the practice are the most skilled, experienced, and innovative in the field. The firm represents top-tier industry and community leaders who have shaped the Bay Area, including the San Francisco 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium, Uber Technologies, the San Francisco Giants’ Oracle Park, the California Academy of Sciences, California Pacific Medical Center, The Carlyle Group, LendLease, and Brookfield Properties.


Real Estate

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP

firm
Location

One Montgomery Street

Suite 3000

San Francisco

California

USA

CA 94104

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

California

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use


Harry O'Brien
Band 3
Pamela S Duffy
Band 1
California: Northern

Real Estate


Alan C Gennis
Band 2