Attorney at Law
I use my knowledge and understanding of legal issues to provide clients with the available options so they can get their best deal with the least worry.
I have expertise in Real Estate Transactions (Industrial, Office, Multi-family, Retail, Hospitality, and New Home Sales), Diligence, Entitlement Processing, Construction Contracts, Leasing, Acquisitions and Dispositions, Contracts, Corporate Structure, Formation, Governance, In House Processes and Procedures, Employment, Risk… read more Management, and Insurance.
- Buying & Selling Commercial Real Estate
- Buying & Selling Residential Real Estate
- Commercial Lease
- Construction Contract
- Home Owner Associations
- Property Management Contract
- Purchase & Sale Agreement (Commercial)
- Real Estate Financing
- Real Estate Investment Compliance
- Real Estate LLC
- Residential Lease
- Tenant Dispute
- Zoning, Planning & Land Use
- Other Real Estate Matter
- Business Licenses & Industry Regulations
- Buyout Agreement
- Corporate Formation
- Joint Venture Formation
- Operating Agreement
- Partnership Formation
- Shareholder Agreement
- Other Business Formation Matter
- Outside General Counsel
"J.B. is a great listener. He is also knowledgeable, responsive, and can explain legal concepts in a way that are easy to grasp. Was impressed with his work and will engage him again. Great job!"
Oct 2018 - Present
Legal counsel to business and property owners specializing in real estate and corporate transactions.
Associate General Counsel
Sep 2015 - Feb 2019
Sole US attorney for multi-national industrial developer.
Chief Legal Officer
Sep 2013 - Aug 2015
Oversee all legal matters for privately-held homebuilder including management of litigation, land acquisition, land use and entitlements, construction, risk management and corporate secretary responsibilities.
The Irvine Company
Vice President, Senior Counsel
Jan 2012 - Sep 2013
Manage and oversee development, construction, and operational transactional legal matters for the apartment, residential, resort, retail, and office divisions.
Dec 2009 - Jan 2012
Real Estate and Corporate attorney representing land owners, tenants, hospitality clients, and tribes relating to real estate, financing, and solar and wind farms.
Aug 2006 - Dec 2009
Real Estate transactional associate representing developers, property owners, and tenants in purchases, sales, leasing, construction and other agreements across all asset classes.