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Real Estate Finance
Miller Starr Regalia’s Financial Services Practice Group offers a sophisticated and broad range of legal services to lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured financing transactions, representing major banks and other significant institutions as well as financial commercial real estate developers and property owners.
Miller Starr Regalia’s Eugene Miller Named a Best Lawyers In America © 2020 Oakland Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year”; Eight Other MSR Attorneys Receive Best Lawyers Recognition
Miller Starr Regalia is pleased to announce that Eugene H. Miller, chairman emeritus, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2020© and has been honored for the third time as the Best Lawyers’ 2020 Oakland Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year”. In addition, eight other MSR attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© directory.
Amer Lakhani Joins Miller Starr Regalia As An Associate In The Firm’s Real Estate Transactional Department
Miller Starr Regalia (MSR), a preeminent California real estate law firm for more than 50 years, announced today that Amer Lakhani is joining the firm’s Walnut Creek office as an associate in its Transactional Department.
Not So Fast, Counselor: When Attorney’s Fees May Be Recovered In Connection With A Real Property Secured Debt
Two decisions reported elsewhere in this issue examine the same narrow aspect of attorney’s fees recovery in wrongful foreclosure cases arising out of the standard form of deed of trust customarily used in residential mortgage transactions in California.
Do You Feel Lucky, Banker? The Shaky Prospects For Financial Transactions With Marijuana-Related Businesses
Federal law prohibits the manufacture, possession, or use of marijuana for any purpose, including medical purposes. This prohibition notwithstanding, as of January of 2018, 29 states plus the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for medical purposes, six states have legalized marijuana for recreational use, and Maine and Massachusetts have approved legalization measures that have not yet taken effect.