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Weston B. Rockers

Associate
Orange County
F: 714.428.5971

Education

  • J.D., Pepperdine University, 2010, Dean's List
  • B.S., University of Kansas, 2006, Dean's List
  • California
  • Colorado
Overview
Honors
Experience
Memberships

Overview

Weston B. Rockers is an associate in the Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Practice Group in the firm's Orange County office.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Rockers represents REITs, developers, real estate and private equity funds, landlords and tenants, across the United States in a broad range of real estate transactions, including acquisition and disposition, joint ventures, project and development finance and commercial leasing. Mr. Rockers has also represented multiple international lenders in connection with major EB-5 real estate hospitality and multi-family development financing projects.

Honors

  • Northern California Rising Star, Super Lawyers, Real Estate, 2016 and 2017
  • Best of the Bar, Sacramento Business Journal, 2017
  • Top Lawyer, Real Estate, Sacramento Magazine, 2016 and 2017
  • Morning Star Award, State Bar of California, Real Property Law Section, 2016

Experience

Represented real estate investment trust with numerous complex portfolio acquisitions and dispositions and associated due diligence involving office, retail, multi-family and other forms of commercial real property located throughout the United States.

Represented prominent California-based developer in connection with numerous acquisitions and subdivision development projects.

Represented New York-based start-up company in connection with the negotiation and drafting of dozens of office leases in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington D.C. and Boston.

Represented senior lender in connection with $250,000,000 real estate construction loan for development of hotel and office use high rise in downtown Seattle, Washington, including negotiation and drafting of junior real property-secured and mezzanine loans in excess of $80,000,000 and subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreement with 500,000+ square foot tenant.

Represented lender in connection with negotiating and drafting construction loan for residential housing development in Washington state.

Represented publicly traded bank in connection with real property diligence component of multiple mergers resulting in multi-branch expansions.

Represented national solar power company in connection with real property diligence for major solar development projects around San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Represented major western United States fuel distributor with real property acquisition and diligence involving numerous fuel service station facilities with significant environmental issues.

Represented owner in connection with real property portfolio purchase and sale transaction involving industrial properties in Central California.

Represented landlords and tenants across numerous industries with the negotiation and preparation of ground, multi-tenant office and industrial leases.

Assisted multiple national food producers and distributors with complex and contested acquisitions of industrial real property.

Represented multiple owners in connection with commercial leasing of strip malls throughout Southern California.

Represented energy pipeline company with respect to relocation of pipeline easement and related razing and reconstruction of pipeline bridge.

Represented prominent California agricultural lender with complex real property finance transactions.

Represented multiple fast food franchisees regarding negotiations of lease terms with major shopping centers across Southern California.

Negotiated and effected sale of industrial business assets of major bottling complex in Vernon, California.

Memberships

  • Board Member, Urban Land Institute, Young Leaders Group