Scott R. Abrahamson



Scott has over 15 years of real estate and general transaction experience, and is a member of the Resort, Hospitality and REIT Team.  His practice focuses on the complex aspects of acquisition, disposition, joint venture, development, asset management, leasing, financing and other related transactions.

 A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, Scott worked as a judicial extern during law school for the U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, with the Honorable Arthur L. Alarcon.  Prior to law school, Scott served five years as a surface warfare officer in the U.S. Navy stationed in San Diego, California, where he participated in a wide variety of military operations and training exercises involving naval warships and U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel.  Scott received his B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, where he was on the Dean's List, and spent a full academic year studying at the Université de Montpellier in the south of France.


Represented several healthcare operator and lender clients in connection with multiple acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, sale-and-leaseback arrangements and third-party financing of skilled healthcare and assisted living facilities across the nation (with loans insured by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)), including portfolios of such facilities in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Indiana, Michigan, New York and Wisconsin.

Represented a privately held real estate developer in the parcel-by-parcel acquisition, development and financing of a portfolio of residential properties in East Palo Alta, California (including negotiations with lenders for a working capital line of over $200 million), that grew to encompass over 100 single family residences and multifamily properties.

Represented institution equity investors and privately held real estate developers for joint venture agreements in connection with the acquisition and development of several complex projects, including high-rise condominium towers in San Diego, California and Atlanta, Georgia and a five-star luxury hotel in Aspen, Colorado.


Bar and Court Admissions

  • State Bar of California


  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 1998
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1990