Guiding Orange County Clients Through Commercial Real Estate Litigation
Klein & Wilson handles a wide variety of real estate litigation including disputes over sale agreements, joint ventures, leases, easements, construction contracts, construction defects, mechanic’s liens, real estate fraud, and commercial unlawful detainer.
Experienced Trial Lawyers
Klein & Wilson tried and won a commercial real estate partnership action where the plaintiff sought $6 million. The firm won a binding arbitration where a general partner stole approximately $2.5 million. The arbitrator awarded the firm’s client $3.4 million, including fees and costs.
Klein & Wilson has tried and won several commercial unlawful detainer actions, including the eviction of a regional bank from a shopping center. This case led to a published appellate decision, becoming one of the most important real estate cases of the year.
Klein & Wilson‘s aggressive litigation tactics resulted in a contempt hearing against one defendant who refused to pay a judgment Klein & Wilson obtained for its client. After the court found the defendant guilty of contempt, he paid the judgment rather than go to jail. The firm handled large Superfund cases representing a consortium of some of the largest companies in the world.
In one high profile case, Klein & Wilson represented hundreds of mobile home owners at Crystal Cove in their dispute against the State of California. Because of the firm’s efforts, the owners were allowed to stay on the premises for 18 months after the lease expired and received other concessions as well.
Klein & Wilson has handled numerous joint venture cases partners reneged on promises to include other partners in significant real estate transactions.
The firm acts as outside general counsel to one of the largest developers and general contractors in the United States, addressing their contract disputes, defect claims, lien claims, etc.
Contact Klein & Wilson For Skilled Representation In Real Estate Matters
Klein & Wilson has the real estate expertise and trial experience to handle virtually any commercial real estate matter. See significant case results for some examples of real estate cases Klein & Wilson has handled for its clients.