SAN DIEGO–LAWFUEL – Real Estate Law –Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., a full-service, 480-lawyer AmLaw 100 firm with offices throughout the U.S. and in the U.K., announced that Scott Biel has joined the firm’s San Diego office as a Member in its Real Estate practice.
Mr. Biel has spent his career in San Diego. Prior to joining Mintz Levin, he managed the Real Estate practice in the San Diego office of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP, and subsequently practiced in the Del Mar Heights office of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP. His practice focuses on representation of owners, developers, tenants and lenders in all aspects of real estate transactions, with a special emphasis on the financing, development and leasing of offices, research and manufacturing facilities for corporate users in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and telecommunication industries. Mr. Biel has significant experience in corporate campus financing and development partnerships.
“Scott’s expertise in handling complex real estate transactions speaks for itself. His career focus on the pharmaceutical, biotech and high tech sectors, will provide enormous benefit to Mintz Levin clients here in San Diego, throughout California and nationally,” said Craig Hunsaker, Managing Member of the San Diego office. “With Scott’s arrival, Mintz Levin’s San Diego office has more than tripled in size since opening last June. The strategic expansion of our practice to now include real estate, in addition to bankruptcy, corporate, employment and intellectual property, coupled with the firm’s expertise in these and other areas, enables us to address all of our clients’ business needs.”
Mr. Biel is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and earned his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1992.
Mintz Levin has been representing clients in sophisticated, large-scale real estate development, financial and leasing transactions throughout the United States for over 25 years. Combining professional skills and resources with practical judgment and political acumen to advance its clients’ real estate interests, the Real Estate Section takes a multidisciplinary approach that involves attorneys and resources from other practice sections within the firm as necessary, including tax, environmental, telecommunications, health care, biotechnology, business and finance, and corporate securities law. Mintz Levin’s extensive experience includes analyzing and structuring complex deals, coordinating projects of significant scope and complexity, and providing strong negotiation throughout the development process as well as the range of other real estate matters and transactions.
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