Paul is co-chair of the firm's San Francisco San Francisco Real Estate Development and Renewable Energy Team. He has a broad, diverse, 40-year background in real estate transactions and development law. His focus extends to real property acquisitions and dispositions (land, commercial, retail, and multi-family), common interest developments and condominiums, commercial finance, joint ventures, and real estate regulatory law. Paul's clients are developers of residential, commercial, and mixed-use properties, equity funds, pension funds, investment advisors, entrepreneurs, and other investors in office, retail, industrial, and multi-family properties. He is well known for representing clients in the planning and development of master-planned communities and common interest developments. He regularly advises clients on related regulatory issues, including California Bureau of Real Estate (formerly DRE) processing. Paul is also a regular speaker on various aspects of real estate law at both State Bar and industry events.