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  • Congratulations to Gibbs Giden partner Sara Kornblatt who has been selected to co-chair the ABA Construction Law Forum 2022 Regional Programs. Sara and her co-chair will select dates and locations for the programs (4-5 cities across the country), prepare materials, recruit speakers and facilitate all planning with on-site coordinators. Sara H. Kornblatt is a partner whose practice is concentrated in both the development and management of construction projects as well as handling claims and complex litigation matters. She is skilled in drafting and negotiating bid and contract documents for owners, contractors, and subcontractors, and handling bid protest and subcontractor substitution […]

  • Looking to learn Who, What, When, Where, and Why to incorporating your real estate business? Partner Jeff Love teaches about the 5 W’s of incorporating your business. Those new to real estate investing might not know the detailed processes and considerations you need to take in managing your business. This will introduce you to the advantages of incorporating your business and requirements you have to take into account in doing so.   Listen here.  For more information contact: Jeffrey B. Love, Esq. email: jlove@gibbsgiden.com Jeff Love is a partner with the firm. His practice encompasses all facets of real estate transactions, including […]

  • Contractors, suppliers, and others providing labor, materials, and equipment to California private works of improvement must navigate a minefield of conditions precedent to ensure they have a valid lien claim against the property they improved. From the timely and proper service of a preliminary notice to the timely service and recording of the lien itself, claimants must be vigilant to preserve their claim. Make one mistake and the lien claim may be declared invalid. Rarely does a single case address even a portion of the multitude of potential issues facing a subcontractor or supplier seeking to enforce its lien claim. However, in Palomar Grading & […]

  • Partner Jeff Love talks with  Charles Dobens on the Multifamily Investing Buy Apts Podcast. They discussed: Why you need to have contracts in place Drafting documents When to get MOU’s What could happen if an investor loses money Bringing in your attorney at the LOI stage The cost of not hiring an attorney  Listen here. For more information contact: Jeffrey B. Love, Esq. email: jlove@gibbsgiden.com 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 […]

  • Jeff Love is an attorney and partner with Gibbs Giden where he and his team focus on residential and commercial transactions, purchase and sale agreements, syndications, and leases. He is interviewed by Juan Vargas on the Commit To Wealth podcast.  Listen here.   For more information contact: Jeffrey B. Love, Esq. email: jlove@gibbsgiden.com 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 […]

  • Theodore L. Senet, Esq. New Solar Energy Requirements for Residential Construction and the Transition to Energy Independence California Real Property Journal, (April 2020) Provided courtesy of California Real Property Journal and the California Lawyers Association. For more information contact: Theodore L. Senet, Esq. Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP 1880 Century Park East, 12th Floor Los Angeles, California 90067 Phone: (310) 552-3400 email: tsenet@gibbsgiden.com The content contained herein is published online by Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP (“Gibbs Giden”) for informational purposes only, may not reflect the most current legal developments, verdicts or settlements, and does not […]

  • A new and significant California Court of Appeal decision that will have substantial financial impacts on direct contractors, their sureties, and subcontractors was published on April 17, 2020, called Crosno Construction, Inc. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America.  This case, which focuses on “pay-when-paid” language in a public works subcontract, substantially impacts the timing of a payment bond surety’s obligation to the subcontractor, and has the potential to be applied to the timing for payment by a general (direct) contractor to a subcontractor.  In essence, this case holds that a “pay-when-paid” provision in a subcontract is void and unenforceable […]