Bob Eller is senior counsel in the firm’s Los Angeles office and a member of the real estate practice group. He represents financial institutions and other institutional investors and funds, as well as entrepreneurs and developers in real estate lending, investments, acquisitions, sales and exchanges, development, entitlements and zoning, construction activities, joint ventures, and leasing and management transactions.
Bob documents acquisitions, sales, ground leases, sale-leasebacks, commercial leases, and construction contracts, in addition to interim (construction and bridge), permanent, mezzanine, participating, and various forms of highly leveraged financing and other structured financing, including intercreditor agreements among agent and co-lending institutions. He also represents developers and investors in the acquisition, entitlement (including negotiations with redevelopment and other governmental agencies), construction, development, management, leasing and/or disposition of landmark and other real property projects in California. In addition, Bob documents real estate and whole loan pool acquisitions.
Bob served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Real Estate Section of the State Bar of California (Vice Chair) and the Executive Committee of the Real Estate Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.
Prior to joining Manatt, Bob was the managing partner of a prestigious firm in Los Angeles and, prior to that, a senior real estate and managing partner at another prominent, full-service firm.