John R. Engel - Shareholder
DIRECT 619.595.3215 EMAIL email@example.com
A shareholder with the firm, Mr. Engel has more than 40 years experience in most phases of corporate, real estate, commercial and business law, with particular emphasis on transactional work in the areas of corporate mergers and business acquisitions, institutional financing, real estate acquisition and development, securities regulation, organization of partnerships and joint ventures and commercial contracts.
Mr. Engel began his career as a Wall Street lawyer specializing in acquisitions, mergers and securities regulation. In addition, his practice emphasizes debt and equity financing, loan workouts, employment law and common interest real estate developments. Mr. Engel also serves as the firm’s General Counsel, performing ethics, risk management and professional responsibility functions for the firm.
He currently serves as an arbitrator for the San Diego Superior Court and the American Arbitration Association. He has also lectured for the California Continuing Education of the Bar (Buying and Selling a Business, and Negotiating the Sale of a Business) and for Meritas (Legal and Ethical Obligations of Lawyers, and The Ins and Outs of Complex Commercial Foreclosure Proceedings).
He has served as an officer in the United States Army, president of his homeowners association, and an Adjunct Professor of Law at both California Western School of Law and Western State University College of Law, now Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
Mr. Engel is a member of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section and its Audit Response, Commercial Finance, Uniform Commercial Code, Legal Opinions, and Professional Responsibilities committees. He currently serves as Co-Vice Chair of the California State Bar Business Law Section's Commercial Transactions Committee and is also a member of the California State Bar's Real Property and Business Law Sections. He is also a member of the San Diego County Bar Association.
He is admitted to the State Bar of New York, the State Bar of California and the U.S. Tax Court.
Mr. Engel has an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
“Perfecting & Enforcing a Security Interest in “Realty Paper,””
Business Law News, The State Bar of California, Issue 2, July 2012
“Who’s Really Foreclosing?,” Los Angeles Daily Journal
and San Francisco Daily Journal
, May 2012