Michael McFadden serves as the Chairman of his firm's Century City Real Estate Group. In addition, Michael is an Advisory Board Member for the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate, and was named a "Rising Star" in Los Angeles County by Los Angeles Magazine in 2007. Michael concentrates his practice in real estate transactions, specifically the development, leasing and ongoing management of office, retail, industrial and mixed-use projects. His practice includes the representation of landlord, tenant, sellers, buyers, developers and other users of real estate.
In addition to commercial lease transactions, Michael negotiates and documents other types of real estate transactions, including build-to-suit transactions, purchase and sale transactions and various agreements governing the delivery of cutting-edge telecommunications services to tenants and other users. He is also one of the most experienced lawyers in California in connection with arbitrating fair market rental values.
Michael regularly represents some of the largest national land owners, including Blackstone Real Estate, CarrAmerica Realty, Beacon Capital Partners, Maguire Properties, Kamehameha Schools (The Bishop Estate), Boston Properties, Equity Office Partners and Kilroy Realty, Inc., and some of the largest tenants in Southern California, including the Los Angeles Unified School District, The Walt Disney Company and the Los Angeles Times.