Real Estate and Environmental Law

The depth and breadth of experience among the attorneys in the real estate practice at Gibbs Giden enables the firm to provide a wide range of legal services in matters involving real property. Gibbs Giden attorneys assist clients with a variety of real property transactions, including acquisitions, financing, development, leasing, management and sales. Representative clients range from developers and institutional investors to public entities and nonprofit corporations. Representative projects include office buildings, shopping centers, hospitals, hotels, residential developments, ranches, industrial parks, public works, multi-use projects and low-income subsidized housing.

Gibbs Giden real estate attorneys also bring an effective combination of experience, ingenuity and thorough analysis to assist clients in resolving real property disputes. With the skill to pursue a matter through trial and appeal, if necessary, Gibbs Giden real estate team has considerable experience litigating escrow, leasing and title disputes, broker's liability claims, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, unlawful detainers, casualty losses, subsidence issues, and partnership disputes. In the environmental arena, our attorneys have engaged in asbestos abatement, toxic contamination and related insurance coverage disputes. Gibbs Giden real estate and environmental litigators work closely with clients to craft litigation plans tailored to fit the unique circumstances of each particular matter. Where appropriate, our attorneys utilize various alternative dispute resolution measures, consistent with the firm's philosophy of obtaining the best possible results for clients in the most cost-effective manner.

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Call us to schedule a seminar on the following Real Estate Related Topics:

  • Updating Employee Manuals
  • Contract Drafting
  • Collection Matters

For more information on these and other topics email us at or call (310) 552-3400.