For both landlord and tenant clients, we have negotiated all types of commercial leases, including office, retail, restaurant and industrial leases. Our long-term client relationships allow us to provide advice and guidance consistent with each client’s business goals and procedures.

We recognize that property owners and managers face issues that may arise unexpectedly and that may require an immediate response. Our staffing model is flexible and scalable to handle major, complex lease transactions and general leasing matters quickly and efficiently, such as enforcement remedies, mediation and arbitration of leasing disputes, property management agreements, as well as anticipating and handling landlord and tenant bankruptcies.

In tenant representation, we focus on reaching agreement on lease terms that both address our client’s concerns while avoiding protracted negotiations that would be of little benefit. Our combined understanding of our client’s business needs and current leasing conditions are utilized in the negotiation process.  For our tenant clients routinely engaged in leasing, we work with them to develop a standard lease form and leasing procedures that serve to streamline this aspect of their business.

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Farella Represents Mission Clean Energy in Financing Deal

Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel advised utility scale renewable energy developer Mission Clean Energy, LLC in connection with private equity firm Wafra Inc.’s acquisition of a controlling interest in Mission Clean...

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Plastics and Recyclability Claims

Elisabeth Dorsi is moderating the plenary session "Plastics and Recyclability Claims" at the ABA’s 2023 Environmental & Energy, Mass Torts, and Products Liability Litigation Committees’ Joint Regional CLE Program. Session Overview: This panel will discuss the...

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Regulatory and Litigation Risks From California’s New Recycling Laws

California is a leader on plastics reduction, passing legislation regulating recyclability and sustainability claims, promoting the use of recycled materials, and preventing plastics pollution. In particular, two new laws require manufacturers to carefully evaluate...

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California Extends Presumption of COVID-19 as Workers’ Compensation Injury and Modifies Notice Requirements for Potential Exposure

In addition to AB 152 extending COVID-19 leave through December 31, 2022 , Governor Gavin Newsom has also signed into law two other COVID-related bills—AB 1751 and AB 2693—affecting employers’ policies regarding employees who...

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Kelly Matayoshi Receives 2022 Barristers Diversity Award

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Farella Braun + Martel Earns 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" Rankings

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Legal Ethics in a Hybrid Work Environment

Sarah Bell is speaking at the ethics plenary session "Legal Ethics in a Hybrid Work Environment" at the ABA's 2023 Environmental & Energy, Mass Torts, and Products Liability Litigation Committees’ Joint Regional CLE Program. Session Overview: Post-COVID, we now...

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Nonprofit Basics: Supporting Organizations - Part 1

Welcome to EO Radio Show – Your Nonprofit Legal Resource . This episode is the first of two parts that discuss the definition of supporting organizations as a special type of public charity. All...

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Farella Receives American Antitrust Institute 2022 Antitrust Enforcement Award

Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel is proud to announce that it has received a 2022 Antitrust Enforcement Award for “Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Private Law Practice” from the American Antitrust...

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California Attorney General’s Office Files PFAS Lawsuit

The California Attorney General’s Office has turned its focus to PFAS, filing litigation that is likely to be one of the larger of the hundreds of PFAS-related lawsuits currently pending throughout the country. On...

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