Cox, Castle & Nicholson Partner David Waite Awarded the CRE® Credential from The Counselors of Real Estate®

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Cox, Castle & Nicholson Partner David Waite of Los Angeles

Awarded the CRE® Credential from

The Counselors of Real Estate®


Los Angeles, CA—November 29, 2017: 

David Waite, Partner, Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP of Los Angeles, has been awarded the CRE (Counselor of Real Estate) credential by The Counselors of Real Estate, an international group of distinguished real estate practitioners who provide expert advisory services to clients on complex real property and land use related matters.  The accreditation was awarded earlier this fall at the Counselors’ 2017 Annual Convention in Montréal.

David is a senior partner at Cox Castle with over twenty-five years of real estate, land use and environmental law experience. His practice focuses on CEQA, climate change, development agreements, discretionary permits and entitlements, infrastructure agreements, public-private partnerships, subdivisions, zoning, environmental regulatory compliance, CERCLA, RCRA, and Proposition 65.  He regularly appears before planning commissions, city councils, and other federal, state, and local government agencies on land use and regulatory matters.  David has litigated to final judgment numerous environmental and land use disputes and represented a variety of developers, lenders and institutional investors on the environmental and land use aspects of workouts, debt restructurings, and foreclosures. David advises clients on transactional and regulatory matters involving Brownfields and other environmentally impaired real property. 

Membership in The Counselors of Real Estate is selective and is extended by invitation only, attesting to the practitioner’s expertise and proven competence in his or her chosen area of real estate. Members receive the CRE credential in recognition of proven superior problem-solving ability.  Counselors are recognized in the marketplace as having consistently demonstrated the highest levels of knowledge, experience, integrity, and judgment. Fewer than 1100 real estate professionals currently hold the CRE credential.

The Counselors of Real Estate, established in 1953 and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, is an international professional organization whose members provide objective, reliable advice and counsel on matters affecting all forms of real property in the United States and abroad. Members include ranking representatives of real estate consulting, financial, legal and accounting firms as well as leaders of Wall Street, government and academia.

About Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP

Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP delivers strategic legal counsel and services to developers, public agencies, energy companies, lenders, investors, joint ventures, pension funds, landlords, tenants, corporations, high net-worth individuals and others in the management of their complex real estate, business and litigation challenges. Founded in 1968, the firm has more than 130 attorneys in offices in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Francisco. For more information, visit www.coxcastle.com. Follow the firm on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. For additional information on David Waite contact David at 310-284-2218 or visit the firm’s website at www.coxcastle.com


For additional information on The Counselors of Real Estate or the CRE credential, visit the CRE website at www.cre.org.

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