REAL ESTATE AND
REAL PROPERTY LAW

Friedemann Goldberg LLP’s Real Estate and Real Property practice combines our extensive transactional and litigation expertise. We are experienced in real estate and real property transactions and litigation, including lease agreement drafting and negotiation; purchase and sale agreements; construction agreements; disputes regarding leases; easements and boundaries; breach of guaranty actions; and receiver and foreclosure actions.

Our attorneys have also represented creditors in numerous collection and bankruptcy matters, and have extensive trial and appellate experience in real property disputes that cannot be resolved without litigation.

We pride ourselves on delivering innovative solutions designed to achieve client-driven results, and strive to provide unrivaled representation and counsel to our highly valued clientele of numerous institutional and private clients.

Our firm is experienced in matters of property access, easements, lot line adjustments, partitions, distributions, quiet titles, rescission, insurance, commercial and agricultural leases, wrongful disclosure defense, judicial foreclosure defense, environmental banking, and endangered species and wetland credits.

Areas of Focus


Our Real Estate legal team regularly handles matters of creditors’ rights, fraudulent conveyances, adversary proceedings, forbearance agreements, deed-in-lieu-of-foreclosure, intercreditor agreements, distressed property issues, recovery, and relief from stay.


Our attorneys are have experience in real estate and real property transactional matters including construction loan documentation, loan modifications, leases, lot line adjustments, easements/Real Property interests, and purchase and sale agreements.


When all other legal avenues have been exhausted, our Real Estate and Real Property litigation team is highly experienced and prepared in matters of boundary disputes, receiver appointment, judicial foreclosure, lender defense, quiet titles and probate distribution.

Team Members

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John Friedeman has more than 30 years experience representing businesses and commercial enterprises.

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David Meeker leads Friedemann Goldberg LLP's Sacramento office and is highly experienced in business law matters relating to wire transfers, Commercial Code disputes, and commercial real estates.

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Mia Shirley has represented lenders in transactional and regulatory matters involving documentation, consumer agreements, and sales.

Recent Articles

At every political rally, there are a host of vendors selling myriad t-shirts, buttons, and bumper stickers festooned with slogans and candidate names. This year, one of the two principal presidential candidates has monetized the business of politics. The other candidate has not.

In late 2015, Donald J. Trump registered the word mark TRUMP for “political action committee services, namely promoting public awareness of political issues,” and “fundraising in the field of politics” with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

He subsequently assigned the trademark to DTTM Operations LLC, the personal LLC that owns the Trump branding for all of his other business ventures, such as Trump Tower and Trump brand cologne. . . .