Carol K. Dillon

Carol Dillon is managing partner of Bingham’s Silicon Valley office, with more than 30 years’ experience in transactional real estate. She focuses on complex commercial ground leasing, representation of institutional investors, and acquisition and development of land for renewable energy projects. Her practice includes a broad spectrum of real estate matters, including the acquisition, development and disposition of a wide range of properties, including office buildings, shopping centers, agricultural lands and medical facilities.

In the past five years alone, Carol has represented clients in matters involving the purchase, sale and leasing of real estate valued at more than $5 billion.

Carol has been identified as a leading real estate lawyer by Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA, with sources noting that “Carol does a fantastic job of evaluating and advising on the legal issues in any transaction, without losing sight of the business reasons behind the deal. She provides the perfect balance, avoiding “over lawyering” while providing great legal analysis,” and “She is very knowledgeable, practical, and personable.” Prior to entering law school, she was a journalist and an award-winning reporter and producer of television news programs.

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Areas of Practice 1) Commercial & Retail Leasing, 2) Construction and Project Finance Litigation, 3) Energy, 4) Healthcare, 5) Land Use and Development and 6) Real Estate
Law School The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., 1982
Education Stanford University, B.A.,1975
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Bingham McCutchen LLP
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