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Holland & Knight LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Holland & Knight are experts in obtaining land use, zoning and environmental approvals for significant development projects. Also adept at financing and executing a variety of real estate transactions, with additional expertise in EB-5 and tax-exempt bond financing. Clients include REITs and local governments, and the firm has a particularly strong offering in relation to public finance and municipal bond matters.

Strengths

"The Holland & Knight team includes a group of exceptional strategic thinkers."

Work highlights

Holland & Knight successfully represented the California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund before the First District Court of Appeal, against the City of San Mateo.

Notable practitioners

Chelsea MacLean is developing a strong reputation within permitting and entitlement work. She has acted in connection with various high-profile Northern California development projects.

Daniel Golub represents a variety of developers, public agencies and nonprofit organizations in relation to the land use approvals process. He also has significant experience litigating cases under state housing production and streamlining laws.
"An excellent up-and-coming land use and housing lawyer."

Douglas Praw heads the firm's West Coast real estate practice and represents clients in a range of commercial real estate matters, including acquisitions, development and financings. He has particular expertise in advising clients in relation to public finance transactions.

Jennifer Hernandez is highly regarded for her extensive experience in the real estate space. She advises clients on entitlement issues and CEQA compliance, as well as handling land use matters.
"Exceptional knowledge; a strategic thinker who is service-driven." "She has an incredible mind and intellect and is great at client service."

Stevens Carey is renowned in the market for his extensive experience handling real estate matters, including acquisitions and joint venture transactions.
"There is no other attorney that I would use for a joint venture. Steve's awareness of the market and his ability to handle complex issues within the document are second to none."

Susan Booth is well regarded for her handling of real estate transactions, including sales, acquisitions and financings. She represents clients in transactions involving a range of assets, including data centers, office buildings and multifamily developments.
"Extremely knowledgeable and one of the best in the business." "She is a legend in her own right."

Tamsen Plume has significant experience securing project entitlements and advising clients on due diligence during acquisitions. She also handles leases, investments and sales relating to mixed-use projects and office development projects.
"She understands the transaction deeply, provides summaries of decision points and helps facilitate decision making on complex matters."

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Real Estate

Holland & Knight LLP

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Location

400 South Hope Street

8th Floor

Los Angeles

California

USA

CA 90071

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California

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use


Chelsea MacLean
Up and Coming
Daniel Golub
Up and Coming
Jennifer L Hernandez
Band 1
Tamsen Plume
Band 2
California: Southern

Real Estate


Douglas Praw
Band 5
Stevens A. Carey
Band 2

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