Marc H. Goldsmith

Counsel

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Practices
Industries
Education
  • University of Minnesota Law School, JD, cum laude, 1983
  • University of Minnesota, MA, Political Science, 1979
  • University of California Santa Cruz, BA, Politics, 1975
Admissions
  • California
Affiliations

California Bar Association

Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Community Association Institute

Marc’s practice focuses on commercial leasing and commercial real property purchase and sale transactions, as well as condominium law.

He is responsible for negotiating, drafting and reviewing various real estate contracts for retail, office and industrial uses, including leases, purchase/sale agreements, easements, licenses, deeds of trust, subordination agreements, and amendments. On behalf of national retailers, he has negotiated and closed many retail lease transactions for stores of all sizes. He has handled hundreds of leases, licenses and easements for telecommunications sites throughout the western United States.

Marc also serves as general corporate counsel to numerous nonprofit homeowners associations, business and mixed-use condominium associations, timeshare associations, and for profit entities. His condominium association experience includes all facets of creating and amending organizational documents, organizing entities, enforcement matters, controversies involving architectural modifications and other use restrictions, disputes involving alleged breaches of fiduciary duty, assessment collection, questions of interpretation, insurance matters, and general issues relating to fiduciary obligations.

He has been a frequent contributor to the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Community Association Institute publication Focus on numerous matters, including amending community association documents, controversies involving architectural modifications and other use restrictions, compliance issues raised by disasters, board member fiduciary duties, association disclosure requirements, and the negotiation of construction agreements.

Marc H Goldsmith
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T: +1 310 315 8229F: +1 310 956 31291800 Century Park East
8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067-1501

AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Hall of Merit, Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Community Association Institute, 1998

Speaker, "Commercial Leases: A Discussion of Operating Expenses, Real Estate Taxes and Other Costs/Expenses," Lorman Education Services Audio Conference, October 23, 2012
Speaker, "ABCs of HOAs," Lorman Education Services Audio Conference, March 29, 2011
Speaker, "Commerical Lease: Handling Common Client Issues," National Business Institute (NBI), November 14, 2008
Speaker, "Master Planned Communities," Lorman Education Services, September 12, 2007