Los Angeles – (September 11, 2014) – Cox Castle Nicholson (Cox Castle) today announced the hiring of Elizabeth Willes as senior counsel in the firm’s real estate joint venture practice area. Based in the firm’s Los Angeles office, Willes brings more than 18 years of legal experience with an emphasis on joint venture real estate investment in commercial, retail and industrial properties.
“Elizabeth’s background and deep experience in real estate investments and development ideally positions her and Cox Castle to capitalize on the rapidly growing commercial real estate market,” said Erica Bose, co-chair of Cox Castle’s joint venture team. “Her strong network and extensive experience in commercial transactions, including leasing, will be a great asset to the firm, and we are very excited for her to join the team.”
Willes has represented real estate investors in acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and financing of commercial, retail and industrial properties. In addition, Willes focuses on structuring equity relationships in all types of joint ventures, including partnerships, limited liability companies and tenancies-in-common, with a focus on developer representations.
“I am thrilled to join Cox Castle Nicholson and work with a team with so many experts in the real estate field, drawing upon their expertise to deliver the best client service and outcomes,” said Willes. “Cox Castle’s team-oriented approach was a true differentiator, and I look forward to helping the firm expand its reach in commercial real estate investment and development.”
About Cox Castle Nicholson
Cox Castle Nicholson, one of the largest full-service law firms focused on real estate in the United States, provides superior, strategic legal services to developers, lenders, investors, joint ventures, landlords, tenants, high-net-worth individuals and others for their complex real estate, business and litigation challenges. Founded in 1968, the firm has more than 130 transactional and litigation attorneys in offices in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Francisco. For more information, visit www.coxcastle.com.
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