Business and Real Estate Group

Our Business and Real Estate Group contributes to our clients’ success in a full range of legal matters, from small business transactions to complex, multi-million dollar commercial real estate deals.

Planning, structuring and forming entities; negotiating, reviewing and drafting contracts; providing counseling and negotiating financing mechanisms; strategic partnerships and ventures; tax planning; and mergers and acquisitions.

Development, permitting, planning, zoning, condemnation, eminent domain and environmental matters. The firm handles matters on behalf of both private property owners and public agency clients. The firm regularly makes appearances on behalf of its clients before a wide range of administrative bodies, including the Board of Supervisors, City Councils, Planning Commissions and LAFCO.

Local and state legislative and regulatory matters, permitting, public finance, environmental compliance and issues affecting the structure of local government. The firm has a long history of representing a variety of local governmental agencies, both with respect to ongoing operations, as well as the construction of new public facilities.

Acquisitions, finance, leases, easements, development, syndications and tax deferred exchanges. The firm also counsels its clients with respect to environmental, property taxes and other issues arising in connection with real estate transactions.

What's New

March 11, 2024

Mullen & Henzell L.L.P. Partners with Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara

Exciting News! Mullen & Henzell has teamed up with Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara to offer exclusive career development opportunities for law school students and graduates at our Santa Barbara...

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March 4, 2024

Information Regarding the Corporate Transparency Act

The Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”), a new federal law, became effective January 1, 2024.  The CTA creates filing requirements for many business entities (corporations, LLCs, partnerships and certain trusts).

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October 23, 2023

Welcoming Lucy Flinchbaugh to the Firm

MULLEN & HENZELL is pleased to announce Lucille “Lucy” Flinchbaugh to the firm. Lucy joined us as an associate in the Business and Real Estate group. Her practice focuses on...

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October 20, 2023

Thank you Santa Barbara!

Voted “Best Law Firm” in Santa Barbara – in the Santa Barbara Independent Readers’ Poll 2023.  

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