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Flavia Berys

Flavia Berys

Associate
About

Flavia Berys focuses her practice on real estate development matters. 

She represents clients in the development, leasing, acquisition, disposition, and financing of commercial real estate, including environmental and transactional due diligence and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) litigation matters. Her practice also includes experience with sustainable building and "green" leasing issues.

Areas of FocusReal Estate
Bar admissionsCaliforniaNevada

EXPERIENCE

Representative Matters
  • Title, survey, railway rights and closing work for the acquisition of an approximately 60-acre vacant datacenter development site in South Jordan, Utah (approximately $9.9 million)
  • Drafting of purchase and sale agreement and closing coordination for historical property in San Francisco, California (approximately $5 million)
  • Title, survey and closing work for the acquisition of a tennis stadium and tournament rights in Indian Wells, California (approximately $100 million)
  • Closing coordination for cross-border bankruptcy emergence matter for global client involving multiple law firms and jurisdictions (approximately $965 million)
  • Title, survey and closing work for the acquisition by REIT of R&D property portfolio in San Diego, California (approximately $67.4 million)
  • Diligence, entitlements review, title, survey and closing work for foreclosure proceeding by lender client of 200-plus acre redevelopment site in Sacramento, California (approximately $50 million)
Education
  • J.D., California Western School of Law
    magna cum laude
  • B.A., English, specialization in Business and Administration, University of California, Los Angeles

Bylines

  • Author, "Commercial Property: Licensing Laws," Commercial Property Management Magazine (May 2011)
  • Research Contributor, "Standing Still: Legal and Market Standards for Forbearance Agreements," Commercial Property Executive, by Michael Hamilton (August 24, 2011)

Prior Experience

Prior to her career as a real estate and land use attorney, Flavia worked in property management and in the residential mortgage lending industry.

Other Accomplishments

  • Licensed as a Real Estate Broker, California Department of Real Estate
  • Accredited as a LEED AP, US Green Building Council
  • Commissioned as a Notary Public, California Secretary of State
  • Certified as a Trained Mediator, California Western Advanced Mediation Program
  • Adjunct Professor, Professional Ethics for LLM Students, California Western School of Law (2011)

Memberships And Affiliations

  • California State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association Member
  • San Diego County Bar Association (Real Property Law Section and New Lawyer Division) Member
  • US Green Building Council / LEED (San Diego Chapter) Member
  • Lawyer's Club Member
  • Poway Polo Club Member & Player
  • UCLA Alumni Association Lifetime Member
  • US Polo Association Member

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