Practice Areas

SSL is a boutique real estate firm offering a full array of commercial and residential legal services. Our attorneys have extensive, in-depth experience in highly complex real estate transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, real estate finance, off balance sheet financing, development and construction work, business entity formation, joint venture structuring, complex multi-tenant transactions, office, industrial and retail leasing, sale-leasebacks, securitized transactions and lease terminations and workouts.

Our attorneys also have extensive experience securing flexible and defensible land use entitlements for a wide range of development projects including commercial, industrial, residential, corporate and university campuses, and alternative energy in every type of development environment. Our attorneys’ experience extends from securing projects requiring local land use approvals to complex multi-jurisdictional projects including those involving the coastal zone, wetlands, endangered species and cultural resources.

SSL also has extensive land use and real estate litigation experience in California and prides itself on helping clients efficiently and effectively trouble-shoot and manage evolving disputes, as well as handling matters that develop into litigation.