Real Estate Litigation

Raines Feldman deploys its tactical litigation savvy with the support of the seasoned transactional real estate professionals at the firm’s core to drive our clients to optimal outcomes in any real estate dispute with efficiency and force. Guided by our clients’ business goals, our attorneys handle a wide range of real estate litigation matters, including disputes relating to:

  • acquisition and development
  • construction
  • management
  • brokers and agents
  • loan workouts
  • trustee sales or foreclosures
  • title
  • landlord-tenant
  • eminent domain
  • environmental audits
  • entity dissolutions
  • joint ventures
  • restructures
  • CMBS financing
  • public-private partnerships
  • loan agreements
  • promissory notes
  • operating agreements
  • assignments of rent and guarantees
  • bankruptcy proceedings
  • deficiency actions
  • leases
  • property insurance
  • tax assessment
  • design-build contracts
  • adverse possession
  • eviction proceedings
  • boundaries
  • zoning denials
  • nuisance
  • neighbors
  • right of way
  • short sales
  • mechanics’ liens
  • receiverships
  • partition, condemnation, and valuation proceedings

Raines Feldman has deep contacts, relationships, and clients in the top-institutional echelons of banks, investors, real estate investment trusts (REITs), institutional investors, developers, owners, contractors, commercial tenants, management companies, sponsors of cooperative and condominium plans and neighborhood groups in California, as well as other national and international real estate markets. We draw on this reservoir of knowledge and access to ensure our litigation strategy is consistent with our clients’ immediate business goals, while measuring our success according to their long-term vision.