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

September 13, 2022

Welcoming Our New Associate Attorneys!

MULLEN & HENZELL is pleased to announce the following associate attorneys have joined our Firm since the fall of 2021…  Delaney Moore joined the firm in September 2021 as an...

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September 1, 2022

Thank you Santa Barbara!

Voted “Best Law Firm” in Santa Barbara in the Santa Barbara Independent Readers’ Poll 2021 and nominated again 2022.  

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August 9, 2021

E is for ERISA | AlignWomen Podcast: De-mystifying The Complexities of ERISA Benefits

Christine Roberts Podcast with Amy Evans: De-mystifying The Complexities of ERISA Benefits, Christine Roberts’ benefits blog.  Roll your cursor by to take a look.

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August 9, 2021

E is for ERISA: "IRS Plays Musical Chairs With Voluntary Correction Programs"

Read about IRS program Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System, or EPCRS., Christine Roberts’ benefits blog.  Roll your cursor by to take a look.

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