Casey
Sobhani

Real Estate Transactions



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Casey Sobhani

Real Estate Transactions

Biography

Casey Sobhani is a Partner in Liner’s Real Estate & Land Use Group. He focuses on real estate transactions and is renowned for his acumen regarding commercial leases. Casey is directly responsible for managing and handling the legal work for millions of square feet of commercial office, industrial, and retail space across the nation. In this capacity, Casey is a trusted advisor to some of the biggest institutional real estate owners and managers in the world  and is frequently asked to host seminars for these clients on issues relating to commercial leasing. Casey is also a regular author and speaker for fellow attorneys on the most effective ways to manage lease transactions, including minimizing costs for clients, streamlining negotiations, and protecting clients from traps that could result in litigation.

In addition to his commercial leasing prowess, Casey has distinguished himself representing buyers and sellers of commercial real estate in high-profile and complex transactions. He has also served as valued counsel for many Fortune 500 companies and for lenders and borrowers in multi-million and billion dollar financings. Casey’s skill and know-how also extends to many other areas of real estate, including CC&Rs, construction contracts, and easement agreements. Simply put, if it has happened in the world of real estate, Casey has probably done it.

Casey served as a note editor of the Cornell International Law Journal and is a mentor for dozens of law school students through various mentoring and summer associate programs.  He spent the first five years of his career developing his skills with the international law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP.

Education

Cornell Law School (J.D., cum laude)

Pennsylvania State University (B.A., cum laude)

Speaking Engagements & Publications
Recognition

Southern California Super Lawyers – Rising Stars (2006-2014)

Community
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • The Paralysis Project of America
  • The Help Group
  • The Goodie Two Shoes Foundation
  • Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
  • State Bar of California (Real Property Law Section)
  • Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP)
Representations
  • Managed the legal work for more than five million square feet of commercial office, industrial, and retail space in the Los Angeles, Orange County, and Oakland areas.
  • Managed the legal work for more than two million square feet of commercial office, industrial, and retail space in the Atlanta area.
  • Managed the legal work for more than one and a half million square feet of commercial industrial space in the Chicago area.
  • Managed the legal work for more than one and a half million square feet of commercial office, industrial, and retail space in the Minneapolis area.
  • Managed the legal work for more than one million square feet of commercial office and retail space in the Denver area.
  • Managed the legal work for more than one million square feet of commercial office and industrial space in the South Florida area.
  • Managed the legal work for more than one million square feet of commercial office, industrial, and retail space in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Managed the legal work for more than one million square feet of commercial industrial space in the Salt Lake City area.
  • Managed the legal work for more than 750,000 square feet of commercial industrial space in the Nashville area.
  • Managed the legal work for more than 600,000 square feet of commercial office and industrial space in the Dallas area.
  • Managed the legal work for more than 550,000 square feet of commercial office space in the Charlotte area.
  • Managed the legal work for more than 400,000 square feet of commercial industrial space in the Phoenix
  • Managed the legal work for more than 350,000 square feet of commercial office and retail space in the Tysons Corner area of Virginia.
  • Managed the legal work for more than 350,000 square feet of commercial office space in the Boston area.
  • Managed the legal work for more than 340,000 square feet of commercial industrial space in the Baltimore area.
  • Managed the legal work for more than 300,000 square feet of commercial office and industrial space in the Seattle area.
  • Managed the legal work for more than 200,000 square feet of commercial industrial space in the Milwaukee area.
  • Represented the seller in the sale of the L.A. Mart in downtown Los Angeles.
  • Represented the buyer in the sale of the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
  • Represented GECC as lender in more than $1 billion worth of financings.
  • Represented PG&E as borrower in more than $1 billion worth of financings.
  • Represented Kendall Jackson Wine Estates in more than $100 million worth of financings.