Mr. Okuma is a partner in the Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Practice Group and the Finance and Bankruptcy Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Okuma represents a broad range of domestic and foreign institutional and private clients in connection with many types of real estate, including commercial, industrial, office, multi-family, residential tract, condominium, hotel, resort, casino, golf course, and mixed-use projects.
Mr. Okuma has extensive experience with a broad range of investor, developer and other real estate matters, such as single property and portfolio purchases and sales, simultaneous, forward and reverse tax-deferred exchanges, sale-leasebacks, financing, management, franchising, leasing, development, and construction. He also has experience in structuring and forming entities, including California and Delaware limited liability companies, limited partnerships, joint ventures and corporations.
Mr. Okuma has extensive experience in real estate, project, commercial and other financings, including acquisition, development, construction, renovation, and permanent loans, senior secured, mezzanine and unsecured loans, fixed, variable and contingent interest loans, swaps, collars and caps, and single lender, syndicated and participated loans.
Professional Qualifications and Activities
Mr. Okuma is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (Real Property Section) and the California Bar Association (Real Property Law Section).