Biography

Said Kordestani’s practice focuses on counseling clients on both technical and strategic issues relating to federal and state tax issues and general transactional matters. His clients include companies in the real estate, wine, and hospitality industries as well as select high net worth individuals and families.

For his corporate and business clients, Said has experience in a broad range of tax and business topics including expertise in the negotiation of employment contracts and compensation agreements for C-suite executives, particularly in the apparel, tech, wine and real estate industries. He is also an expert in the use of various tax credits and incentives by developers, including historic tax credits.

For his private and family office clients, Said provides advice on an extraordinarily diverse variety of situations, always with the goal of both minimizing tax liability and maximizing business opportunities.   

Firm Highlights

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Cannabis Companies and the California Consumer Privacy Act

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California's Bold Step Forward Into the Contentious World of Wetlands Regulation

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Former City of Napa Planner Rick Tooker Joins Farella Braun + Martel

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“That Particular Part” – Yet More

Massachusetts Appeals Court Gets It Right – Mostly Hot on the heels of the Federal Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in MTI, Inc. v. Employers Insurance Company of Wausau , __ F.3d __,...

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Bloomberg Law In-House Forum West: The Trigger: Internal Investigation Trends

Jessica Nall will speak at the Bloomberg Law In-House Forum West program, "The Trigger: Internal Investigation Trends." For companies that are rapidly evolving, becoming more digital and global, staying aware of developments that may...

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Damages for Permit Revocation Constitute Covered “Loss of Use”

Insurers often claim “economic damages” are not covered under a standard commercial general liability (CGL) policy.  The Fourth District Court of Appeal’s decision in Thee Sombrero, Inc. v. Scottsdale Ins. Co., 28 Cal. App....

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Aviva Gilbert Selected as 2019 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder

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For Jerry Braun, a Career of Addiction in Law

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2019 Forum for State Appellate Court Judges: Aggregate Litigation in State Courts - Preserving Vital Mechanisms

At the Pound Civil Justice Institute's 2019 Forum for State Appellate Court Judges, Jim Bruen will discuss recent impediments to aggregate litigation implemented on the federal level, emerging trends in aggregate litigation in the United States,...

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CWA Regulation of Discharges to Groundwater: Permitting Uncertainty in Light of Circuit Court Split

Sarah Bell will speak on the Strafford live webinar, "CWA Regulation of Discharges to Groundwater: Permitting Uncertainty in Light of Circuit Court Split." This CLE webinar will discuss the "indirect discharge" theory of Clean...

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