Doug Van Gessel is a partner in the Real Estate Practice Group in the firm's San Francisco office.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Van Gessel represents clients in all aspects of commercial real estate, with principal focuses on (i) development and structuring of major projects, (ii) creative financial transactions, including construction, term and mezzanine debt, joint ventures and synthetic lease financing, (iii) acquisitions and dispositions, (iv) workouts and restructurings of real estate-secured loans and equity investments, (v) office, industrial and retail leasing and subleasing, and (vi) negotiation of architectural, construction, management and consulting agreements.
Mr. Van Gessel is actively involved in pro bono and community service activities in the San Francisco Bay Area and writes and speaks on numerous real estate topics to various trade and bar organizations.
•Nation's Top 10 Real Estate Lawyers, United States Lawyer Rankings, 2013
•Legal 500, 2012
•Northern California Super Lawyers, San Francisco Magazine, 2010-2013
•Top Real Estate Deals, Daily Journal, 2011