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  • January 2021 James I. Montgomery, Jr. and R. Sterling Henderson  –  Recognized in 2021 in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Minority Leaders of Influence: Attorneys list. Gibbs Giden partners James I. Montgomery, Jr. and R. Sterling Henderson  have been named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s annual Top Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles supplement, which recognizes the region’s most influential minority attorneys who have experienced success, made a substantial impact in their practice and communities, and maintained the highest professional and ethical standards.   The content contained herein is published online by Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP (“Gibbs Giden”) for informational […]

  • Gibbs Giden congratulates the nine partners included in the Southern California Super Lawyers 2021 list. The annual list  recognizes exceptional attorneys in specific geographic and practice areas. This year’s list included: JASON M. ADAMS BARBARA R. GADBOIS SARA H. KORNBLATT  WILLIAM B. LOCHER CHRISTOPHER E. NG (Managing Partner) TED L. SENET GLENN E. TURNER, III RICHARD J. WITTBRODT PHILIP C. ZVONICEK The content contained herein is published online by Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP (“Gibbs Giden”) for informational purposes only and may contain attorney advertising. For specific questions about  any of the content posted to the Gibbs […]

  • For the second year in a row, Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP, was named in the LA Business Journal’s 2020 Most Law Admired Firms. “It’s truly a credit to the firm to be named to this list that includes many of the major law firms in Los Angeles,” current Managing Partner and Pepperdine Professor Chris Ng (JD ’01) said. In addition to Chris, Gibbs Giden boasts a bevy of Waves in their ranks: the firm has a grand total of sixteen practicing attorneys, one law clerk, and the head of marketing who all hail from Pepperdine Caruso […]

  • 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 […]