Paul Churchill


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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • EB-5 Financing
Contact InfoTelephone: 415.432.6099
Fax: 415-432-6001
University University of California - Berkeley, B.S.
Law SchoolUniversity of California - Berkeley, J.D.
Admitted1986, California

Professional & Community Involvement:
•Member, University Library Advisory Board, University of California, Berkeley
•Member, Policy Advisory Board, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California, Berkeley
•Member, American Bar Association and Real Property Section
•Member, San Francisco Bar Association
•Member, California Bar Association and Real Property Section


Paul is Managing Member of the San Francisco office. His practice focuses on acquisition, development, leasing, disposition, secured financing, restructuring work, and other real estate matters. He has also served as counsel to pension fund advisors, financial institutions, and developers in connection with origination and restructuring of loans secured by real estate.

Before joining Mintz Levin, Paul served as chair of the San Francisco office of an international law firm.

Recognitions & Awards

Best Lawyers in America: Real Estate Law (2007 - 2016)
Northern California Super Lawyers: Real Estate (2004 - 2015)
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent


• Seventy-One Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2016 Edition, (08.17.2015)
• Sixty-Two Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2015 Edition, (08.18.2014)
• Sixty-Three Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2014 Edition, (08.15.2013)
•Featured in Mintz Levin Adds Goodwin IP Atty, WilmerHale Securities Pro, Law360 (05.02.2013)
• Mintz Levin Now Among Fastest Growing Law Firms in Bay Area, (05.02.2013)
•Featured in Mintz Levin Strikes Again, Adds Veteran Patent Lawyer, Daily Journal (05.02.2013)
•Featured in Mintz Takes IP Partner from Goodwin, The Recorder (05.02.2013)
• Mintz Levin Builds on Momentum in San Francisco with Addition of Corporate Litigator Jonathan A. Shapiro, (04.29.2013)
•Featured in Mintz Hires Product Liability Pair in San Francisco, Law360 (04.05.2013)
• Mintz Levin Continues Strategic Growth in San Francisco with Addition of Members Daniel J. Herling and Michelle Gillette, (04.05.2013)
•Quoted in Mintz Levin Adds Latham & Watkins Private Equity Pro in SF, Law360 (03.06.2013)
• Mintz Levin Continues San Francisco Office Growth with Addition of Robert Burwell, (03.06.2013)
•Quoted in Mintz Takes Private Equity Partner from Latham, The Recorder (03.06.2013)
•Featured in Mintz Levin Adds New Office Head, Class Action Atty in SF, Law360 (10.15.2012)
• Mintz Levin Names Paul Churchill to Head Growing San Francisco Office, (10.15.2012)
•Featured in Mintz Levin Tries New Recipe in the Bay Area, The Recorder (10.15.2012)

Reported CasesRepresentative Matters: Represented a developer of office and R&D facilities in connection with the acquisition and/or development of over five million square feet of rentable office/R&D space in Santa Clara county; Represented two separate development joint ventures developing in the aggregate approximately three million square feet of space in Santa Clara County; Represented a real estate investment bank specializing in often unique real estate solutions for its corporate tenants; Represented a luxury hotel developer in connection with its development of a 210 room, four-star, waterfront hotel; Represented a national hotel developer in its development of a national all-suites hotel chain; Represented a developer specializing in leasing to biotechnology companies; Developed standard form leases for one of San Francisco's premier high-rise mixed use projects and for numerous Silicon Valley office and industrial buildings

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Office Information

Paul Churchill

44 Montgomery Street, 36th Floor
San FranciscoCA 94104


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