F. Julian Freeman

Partner

Overview

Julian is an experienced real estate transactional attorney, recognized within the real estate community as a skilled and efficient deal-maker who develops creative solutions for his clients' complex business objectives. His practice includes all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, development, joint ventures, management of real estate assets, and a particular emphasis on office, industrial, and retail leasing.

Since 2007, Julian has drafted and negotiated leases and lease amendments for over 10 million square feet of office, industrial and retail space located throughout the western United States, including the largest office lease in Orange County in 2014 (191,000 feet), as identified by the Orange County Business Journal. He represents national and regional office and industrial landlords, major office and industrial tenants, regional shopping center owners, and smaller landlords and tenants. In addition, he routinely drafts and negotiates ancillary lease documents such as subordination and non-disturbance agreements, subleases and assignments, expansion and contraction amendments, termination agreements, and lease workout agreements.

Representative
Matters

Represented a regional landlord in the lease of approximately 200,000 square feet of headquarters office space in Irvine, California.

Represented a national, institutional landlord in the lease of 65,000 square feet of headquarters office space in San Diego, California.

Represented a regional landlord in the single-tenant lease of a 486,000 square foot industrial building in Irwindale, California.

Represented a regional landlord in the lease of a 105,000 square foot cold-storage industrial facility in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Represented a regional landlord in the lease of a 132,000 square foot single-tenant office building in Irvine, California.

Represented a regional landlord in the lease of a 137,000 square foot single-tenant office building in Phoenix, Arizona.

Represented a regional landlord in the lease of an 82,000 square foot low-rise office space in Irvine, California.

Represented a regional landlord in the lease of a 120,000 regional headquarters office space in Irvine, California.

Represented a regional landlord in the lease of a 240,000 square foot single-tenant industrial building in Ontario, California.

Represented a regional landlord in the lease of a 31,000 square foot single-tenant low-rise office building and lease of a 16,000 square foot space in an adjacent multi-tenant office building in Denver, Colorado.

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Represented a regional landlord in the lease of a 55,000 square foot office and industrial mixed-use space in Seattle, Washington.

Represented a national, institutional landlord in the lease of a 11,500 square foot law firm office space in a downtown Los Angeles high-rise.

Publications &
Speaking Engagements

Publications

  • "Office vs. Retail Leasing: Practical Considerations for the Retail Tenant”, ALM Commercial Leasing Law & Strategy, Volume 28, Number 4, October 2015
  • "Office vs. Retail Leasing: Practical Considerations for the Retail Tenant”, ICSC Retail Law Strategist, Volume 15, Issue 3, Fall 2015

Speaking Engagements

Awards &
Affiliations

Awards & Recognition

  • Recipient, Dean's Scholar full academic scholarship at Loyola Law School
  • Dean's List, 2005-2007 at Loyola Law School
  • St. Thomas More Law Honor Society at Loyola Law School
  • First Honors Award in Income Tax Timing Issues/Property Transactions at Loyola Law School

Professional Affiliations

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • NAIOP SoCal Young Professionals Group, Class of 2013-2014
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Spotlight

NAIOP Holds March Madness Event

Dave Wensley, John Kittleson, Julian Freeman, Amir Sadr and Trevor Potter were featured in a GlobeSt. article... More»

PRACTICE AREAS

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California

Education

  • J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2007
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2002