Derek Boswell

Derek Boswell: Attorney with Shartsis Friese LLP
  • Partner at Shartsis Friese LLP (63 Attorneys)
  • One Maritime Plaza, Eighteenth Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111
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Mr. Boswell joined the Firm's Real Estate Department as a partner in 2011. His practice is focused on commercial real estate transactions, primarily leasing on behalf of institutional landlords (including UBS Realty, Jamestown, and Divco West) as well as tenants in connection with office, industrial, retail, and biotechnology uses. He has extensive experience handling lease workouts and restructurings. Mr. Boswell also provides counsel to property owners regarding brokerage agreements, management/service contracts and other operational issues. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Boswell was a real estate partner at Morrison & Foerster and an associate with the real estate group at Cooley LLP.


Listed in Best Lawyers in America
Included in Northern California Super Lawyers

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Leasing
  • Disposition
  • Acquisition
  • Development

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
415-773-7246  Phone
(415) 421-2922  Fax
University Attended:
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, B.A., Business Administration-Finance, 1993
Law School Attended:
University of California, Davis, School of Law, J.D., 1997
Year of First Admission:
1997, California

Professional Activities

Mr. Boswell has lectured on real estate matters on behalf of the California State Bar and PLI Institute.


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San Francisco, California

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