Our Firm

Our Firm

Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP was founded in Los Angeles in 1968, with the goal of providing superior and comprehensive legal services to businesses, institutions, and individuals in all aspects of the real estate, finance, and construction industries. Cox, Castle & Nicholson is now one of the largest full-service law firms specializing in real estate in the United States, and has over 130 transactional and litigation attorneys in our Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Francisco offices.

We have substantial expertise in matters involving land and improved property acquisitions and dispositions; joint ventures; single and multi-family residential development; land use, entitlement and regulatory compliance (including coastal commission and condemnation); office, industrial, retail and mixed-use development, leasing and management; commercial lending and institutional investment; loan workouts and financial restructuring; construction; resort and hospitality; labor and employment; risk management and insurance; environmental compliance; renewable energy and natural resources; and tax and estate planning.

Because of this broad range of expertise and our complete understanding of our clients' businesses, Cox, Castle & Nicholson has the unique ability to utilize an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving in both negotiations and litigation. We pride ourselves on staying current with developments in the law and the impact changes in the law have on our clients' business plans. Our attorneys are particularly skilled at identifying the legal issues facing our clients and devising solutions that not only address those issues but advance our clients’ business goals as well.

At Cox, Castle & Nicholson, we understand that in addition to providing excellent legal services, our clients want responsive and cost-effective counsel. Therefore, we are committed to allocating the appropriate level of attorney and staff support required to provide our clients with comprehensive, high-quality representation in the most efficient manner possible.

We look forward to assisting you.