Real estate is in Gregg's DNA; he was raised by a real estate broker and investor and grew up watching property deals come together. He earned his own real estate license at age 18. Gregg brings real world expertise to the practice of law.
Gregg has extensive experience in real estate and business transactional work, including commercial real estate leases, sales, exchanges, and financing. He has handled hundreds of commercial lease transactions for retail, office, industrial, agricultural, and telecommunications sites. Gregg also advises developers, landlords and property owners with matters such as sales, acquisitions, development, property management, and financing. He has counseled jewelry store chains, restaurants, fitness club operators and manufacturing companies in numerous real estate asset and business acquisitions.
Gregg also brings substantial management and leadership experience to his clients. As general counsel of the National Retail Tenants Association and recipient of its Founders Service Award, he has a deep understanding of the issues facing the retail industry.
He has long been a prolific legal writer, authoring chapters on retail leasing, office leasing, real estate finance practices and real property sales transactions volumes for California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB). He served as Chief Consultant on CEB's Retail Leasing: Drafting and Negotiating the Lease.
Many of his recent articles and presentations have covered green leasing issues, an emerging trend in real estate despite the economy.
In his off hours, Gregg acts as a “roadie” for his musician son Dan and works with Baragwanath Blessings Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children around the world that was founded by his daughter Colette. Baragwanath Blessings Inc. supplies newborns in Africa, Latin America and Asia with baby hats and receiving blankets and operates vitamin/nutrition programs and medical clinics in Guatemala..
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law; J.D. (1988)
Brigham Young University; B.A. Economics, magna cum laude, Phi Kappa Phi (1984)