A name partner of Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP, Tony Natsis is the chairman of the firm's 125-attorney Real Estate Department, and is one of the top real estate attorneys in the United States. He specializes in development, leasing, purchase and sale, and portfolio investment sales transactions, involving office, retail, and industrial projects. He also has extensive experience arbitrating fair market value disputes, and CAM disputes. Mr. Natsis is continually sought out by some of the largest national land owners, such as J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Blackstone Real Estate, Brookfield Properties, CarrAmerica Realty, Boston Properties, Equity Office Properties, Kilroy Realty, Inc., Beacon Capital Partners, Maguire Properties, Commonfund Realty, Broadway Partners, TIAA, Kamehameha Schools (The Bishop Estate), and Westfield Corporation. He also represents many governmental entities such as the LAUSD, State of California, and The City of Anaheim. He is also frequently retained as counsel for major national office tenants, such as AT&T, Citicorp, the FDIC, AIG, The Walt Disney Company, and Los Angeles Times. A frequent lecturer and author, Mr. Natsis is the chief consultant of the California Continuing Education of the Bar Commercial Leasing Series, the legal education reference book on leasing for California attorneys, is an adjunct professor of law at Loyola Law School for a course covering commercial real state transactions, and has spoken before such national real estate groups as ULI and BOMA. Mr. Natsis is a Founding Board Member of The Ziman Real Estate Center, which is governed under the joint auspices of the UCLA Anderson School of Business and the UCLA Law School. In the past 12 months, Mr. Natsis has closed commercial office leases exceeding 5,000,000 square feet, has worked on real estate purchase contracts with a total consideration of over $3 billion, and has worked on development transactions with a total consideration in excess of $3 billion. Since 2006, Mr. Natsis has worked on office building portfolio investment sales transactions involving over $60 billion of consideration. Mr. Natsis is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, was recently selected as one of the 100 top "Super Lawyers" in Los Angeles County by Los Angeles Magazine, has been selected as a Member of the LawDragon 500 Top national Dealmakers, and is listed in the "Best Lawyers in America" publication.
Mr. Natsis graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan in 1980 with a bachelor's degree in business administration. He earned his JD from the University of Michigan in 1983. Tony, his wife Demetra, sons Niko and George, and daughter Marialexa, reside in Los Angeles, California.