Chet A. Cramin is Of Counsel in the Firm’s Los Angeles office whose practice includes real estate and business transactions. Chet’s broad experience in real estate development and contract law covers real property sales transactions, commercial lease negotiations and related construction contracts. Most recently, Chet spent 20 years as a senior member of the legal team at one of the nation’s largest publicly owned REITs which developed retail, hotel, office and residential property. Chet was Involved in all aspects of ground up development and redevelopment, which involved structuring, drafting and negotiating a wide variety of agreements from construction and design, leasing, property management and development agreements, as well as all aspects of the purchase and disposition of real property, including easements, title, and real estate brokerage agreements and compliance.
Chet has particular expertise with vendor agreements related to the operations of shopping centers, including telecommunications, energy management and sustainability, security, housekeeping, waste management, vertical transportation, marketing and consulting agreements, as well as confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements.