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Xavier L. Gutierrez

Shareholder, Walnut Creek
Tel: 925.935.9400

Xavier L. Gutierrez

Shareholder, Walnut Creek

Tel: 925.935.9400

Xavier Gutierrez is a shareholder in the firm’s Walnut Creek office. He has over a decade of experience in sophisticated real estate transactions including financings and acquisitions and dispositions, although his practice focuses primarily on representing landlords and tenants in commercial leasing transactions (including the leasing of retail, office, industrial and data center space).

J.D., University of Southern California School of Law (2003)

B.S., cum laude, University of California, Davis (2000)


  • Various landlords servicing space leases (including new leases, lease renewals, extensions, expansions, amendments, terminations, workouts, settlements, etc.) in connection with several supermarket anchored shopping centers in Southern California, a portfolio of office and flex space in the western United States, a high-rise office tower in Hollywood, California, a mixed use center in Newport Beach, California, an industrial complex in Honolulu, Hawaii, a LEED certified office building in Burbank, California and a mixed use high-rise in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Owners in re-financings and acquisitions and dispositions of some of the foregoing properties, including the sale of a high-rise office tower, the sale of an industrial complex, the acquisition of the underlying fee in a supermarket anchored shopping center, and the re-financing of several of the supermarket anchored shopping centers.
  • Tenant in various data center leases throughout the United States and Canada aggregating to over One Million square feet of space.
  • Various landlords in retail leases with national tenants including Rite Aid, Whole Foods, Chipotle, Starbucks, ULTA, Fresh & Easy (Tesco), Belk Department Store, Citibank, Chase Bank, Comerica Bank, Rabobank, Gamestop, McDonald’s, Anthropologie, Goodwill and Little Caesars.
  • Landlord in office leases with four entertainment tenants for space of approx 51,000, 95,000, 35,000 and 100,000 square feet, respectively.
  • Tenant in office lease for its headquarters of approx 70,000 square feet.
  • Landlord in office leases with CSAA in connection with the sale and leaseback of its headquarters, three buildings of approx 700,000 square feet.
  • Landlord in office lease with University of Chicago for space of approx 150,000 square feet.
  • Various lenders in closing approx 100 conduit loans and several other structured finance loans.



  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)


  • Super Lawyers Northern California – "Rising Star" (2013 – 2017)


  • Spanish


  • Youth soccer coach since 2008