Eric V. Rowen

Eric Rowen focuses his practice on litigation involving real estate, real estate financing, commercial real estate leasing, real estate related bankruptcies, and trusts holding vast real estate assets. Mr. Rowen has tremendous experience with litigation and pre-litigation counseling involving securitized loan portfolios, bond financings, loan and loan portfolio workouts and restructurings, construction financing, partnership and joint venture disputes, lease disputes, entitlements (including CEQA), title issues, title insurance, and real property related environmental matters (such as federal and state superfund and private cost recovery actions). He has extensive bench and jury trial, law and motion and deposition experience in matters handled by federal (including bankruptcy), state, and appellate courts, and through arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution arenas.

For more than 13 years prior to joining Greenberg Traurig as Co-Chair of its Real Estate Litigation Practice Group, Mr. Rowen served in a similar capacity for two other tier one law firms. Also, from 1999 to 2003, he served as President of ParkMedia LLC, a real estate aggregation and media company and affiliate of Apollo Management, L.P., and Apollo Real Estate Advisors, L.P.

Mr. Rowen currently serves as Corporate Counsel (the functioning general counsel) to the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), and the Southern California Leadership Council. In the course of his career, Mr. Rowen has the distinction of having been one of the principal lawyers for the City of Los Angeles Housing Department and the Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority (ACTA).

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Areas of Practice 1) Real Estate Funds, 2) Real Estate Operations, 3) Commercial Leasing, 4) Bankruptcy Litigation, 5) Environmental , 6) Litigation , 7) Real Estate , 8) Real Estate Financing , 9) Commercial Leasing, 10) Workouts and 11) Bankruptcy Litigation
Law School J.D., cum laude, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 1982
Education B.A., University of California at Irvine, 1979
Bar Member / Association State bar of California
Most recent firm Greenberg Traurig LLP
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