Randall Black



Randy is an experienced real estate attorney, focusing on the representation of developers and investors in real property transactions, including purchases and sales, joint ventures, and residential and commercial development. 

Randy lectures frequently to industry and professional groups on the legal aspects of residential and commercial real estate development.  He has published numerous articles relating to real estate law and development.  Randy is also a past Chairman of the UCLA/Los Angeles Times Real Estate Forecast and of the Real Property Section of the Century City Bar Association.


Represented a public homebuilder in negotiating a joint venture for the entitlement and development of a 1900 acre Southern California master development.

Represented a pension fund in its acquisition of a one million square foot regional mall.

Represented a commercial developer in the formation of a joint venture for the acquisition and ownership of a 300,000 square foot California office building.

Represented a public pension fund in its $175 million investment in a commingled private equity fund.

Represented a privately held homebuilder in an over $100 million sale to a New York Stock Exchange listed company.

Represented a private investor in the disposition of a portfolio of net leased single-tenant retail properties located across the United States.

Represented a commercial developer in the negotiation of a joint venture for the development of a 750,000 square foot California regional mall.

Represented an institutional investor in negotiating a nationwide platform joint venture for commercial investment and development.

Awards &

Professional Affiliations

  • Legal 500, Real Estate, 2015
  • UCLA/Los Angeles Times Real Estate Forecast, Former Chairman
  • Century City Bar Association, Real Property Section, Former Chairman


Bar and Court Admissions

  • State Bar of California


  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), 1983
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1980