Miller Starr Regalia announced today that Kevin M. Corbett has been elevated to shareholder in the firm's real estate transactional department. Corbett joined MSR as senior counsel in 2016 in the firm's Walnut Creek headquarters.
Kevin Corbett is a transactional shareholder in Miller Starr Regalia’s Walnut Creek office. Kevin practices commercial real estate and corporate law. His commercial real estate practice includes representation of developers, owners, investors, and tenants in commercial transactions, including: acquisitions and dispositions, retail, office and industrial leasing, real estate secured finance, joint ventures, private offerings, tenancy-in-common agreements, construction contracts, and all aspects of the ownership and operation of commercial real estate.
As a result of his reputation in corporate law, Kevin also regularly advises developers and investors regarding optimal entity formation strategies in the context of their specific deal structure.
J.D., cum laude, Tulane University Law School (1995)
- Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law
B.A., Economics and English, University of Pennsylvania (1991)
International Council of Shopping Centers
- Retail Law Strategist, quarterly newsletter of the International Council of Shopping Centers – Board Member (2009–2011)
National Retail Tenants Association (2013–2015)
Awards & Recognition
The Wiley E. Manual Award for Pro Bono Legal Services (1994)
“New California Law Regarding Disclosure Of Disability Access Compliance In Commercial Real Property Leases,” MSR Legal Update, November 14, 2016 (co-authored with David Kanel)
California Commercial Leasing Series: Retail Leasing, Drafting and Negotiating the Lease, Continuing Education of the Bar - California, 2009–present (update author)
California Commercial Leasing Series: Office Leasing, Drafting and Negotiating the Lease, Continuing Education of the Bar - California, 2009–present (update author)
“Enforcing Operating Covenants and Continuing Co-Tenancy Provisions,” Retail Law Strategist, June 2010
“Supporting Struggling Tenants: Landlord Strategies in Rent Deferral Arrangements,” Commercial Leasing: Law and Strategy, November 2009 and December 2009
“Preserving the Kids’ College Fund: How to Avoid Personal Liability for Company Debts,” Commercial Real Estate Alert, Berding & Weil, LLP, October 2006
“Preserve Tax Benefits and Limit Liability,” Legal Issues Guide, East Bay Business Times, March 24, 2006
“Choosing the Appropriate Form of Entity in Which to Own Real Property,” Commercial Real Estate Alert, Berding & Weil, LLP, September 2004
“Nonprofit Hospital Conversions: The New Role of the Attorney General,” California Health Law Monitor: Special Report, January 1997 (co-authored with Robert W. Lundy)
Speeches & Presentations
Multiple presentations to commercial real estate brokerages, property management industry groups and commercial property owners regarding commercial leasing issues and workout strategies, loan modifications, promissory note purchases, and foreclosure issues and strategies.
“Start Me Up: The Essential Legal Toolkit for Your High Tech Venture,” Sole Presenter to entrepreneurs and private company owners at forum hosted by The East Bay Innovation Group, September 2006
Legal Update: New California Law Regarding Disclosure Of Disability Access Compliance In Commercial Real Property Leases
California law will expand the disclosure requirements and the responsibilities of landlords and rights of tenants.
Kevin Corbett Joins Miller Starr Regalia as Senior Counsel in the Firm’s Real Estate Transactional Department
Kevin’s two decades of experience in both commercial real estate and corporate law will provide additional depth to MSR’s growing transactional practice.