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Steven L. Hammond

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Office

San Francisco

One Embarcadero Center
Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94111
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Education
J.D., cum laude, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon, 2001
B.A., Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1992, Econcomics
State Bar Licenses
California

Steven L. Hammond

Member

Steven Hammond concentrates his practice on matters involving real estate, including both transactional and litigation matters. He offers transactional expertise in the leasing, sale, acquisition, financing and development of office, residential, retail, industrial and mixed-use projects. Steven has represented clients in complex development transactions involving inclusionary-housing credit swaps with affordable housing developers, and with respect to entitlement of projects facing community opposition.

With respect to the formation of limited liability companies for real estate and renewable energy projects, Steven has significant experience in drafting and negotiating operating agreements. He has substantial expertise in the negotiation and drafting of construction contracts. Steven has represented numerous parties in the negotiation and drafting of leases for office, retail and industrial uses.

Steven’s litigation experience includes land use and zoning disputes, easement disputes, breach of contract, business fraud, co-owner disputes, landlord-tenant, condominium, and tenancy-in-common matters. 

Prior to joining the partnership of Clark Hill LLP, Steven owned his own firm, Hammond Law Group, PC. Before opening his own practice Steven was an attorney with Sideman & Bancroft LLP in San Francisco.  

Experience

  • Has significant experience in land use and zoning disputes, easement disputes, breach of contract, business fraud, co-owner disputes, landlord-tenant, condominium, and tenancy-in-common matters. 
  • Represented clients in complex development transactions involving inclusionary-housing credit swaps with affordable housing developers, and with respect to entitlement of projects facing community opposition. Also represented numerous parties in the negotiation and drafting of leases for office, retail and industrial uses.
  • Negotiated operating agreements for real estate and renewable energy projects with respect to the formation of limited liabiltiy companies.

Publications/Presentations

  • Presenter, "What Every San Francisco Practioner Needs to Know about Unpermitted Units," The Bar Association of San Francisco Real Property Section, October 17, 2017
  • Author, “Wrongful eviction insurance: more important than ever," Small Property Owners of San Francisco Institute News, Volume 18/Issue 6, June 2016
Awards/Achievements
Board Member, Sunset Youth Services
Memberships
Member, California Bar Association
Member, Bar Association of San Francisco
Member, Lawyers' Club of San Francisco Inn of Court
Experiences

Has significant experience in land use and zoning disputes, easement disputes, breach of contract, business fraud, co-owner disputes, landlord-tenant, condominium, and tenancy-in-common matters. 

Represented clients in complex development transactions involving inclusionary-housing credit swaps with affordable housing developers, and with respect to entitlement of projects facing community opposition. Also represented numerous parties in the negotiation and drafting of leases for office, retail and industrial uses.

Negotiated operating agreements for real estate and renewable energy projects with respect to the formation of limited liabiltiy companies.

Represented a number of California-based cannabis-industry businesses, including growers, processors, landlords of growers and dispensaries, and software developers, on a range of real property issues, as well as related regulatory matters and non-real property litigation. 

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