The accomplishments attained by Mr. Leo J. Pircher in the field of Legal Services warrants inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America.
“The important requirements for a lawyer are not just smarts, but also total dedication and loyalty to your clients, and a willingness to work very hard in order to help them achieve their objectives.” – Leo Pircher
Pircher, Nichols & Meeks LLP was established in 1983 and has maintained a diversified practice that has achieved nationwide recognition as one of the premier real estate law firms in the country. They provide clients sophisticated and efficient service for real estate transactions and related matters, including a particular emphasis on joint ventures, the sale and acquisition of real estate, the financing of real estate properties, the leasing and development of real estate, and workouts and portfolio matters. At Pircher, Nichols & Meeks they are proud of the reputation they have built over the years, which continues to be at the core of their foundation, with the philosophy — our people are our greatest asset.
Leo J. Pircher is a founding partner of Pircher, Nichols & Meeks and is currently a Senior Counsel in the firm’s real estate department. He is admitted to practice law in the state of California and New York. Mr. Pircher’s practice focuses on commercial real estate joint ventures, development, acquisitions and dispositions. He is one of the pioneers responsible for establishing the framework for today’s legal and tax techniques used by the real estate industry since the 1970s for the acquisition and financing of large real estate properties.
Over the years, he has been involved in major real estate transactions throughout the country, including the acquisition and financing of Playa Vista, several office buildings in Century City, California, several large office buildings in downtown Los Angeles, including Wells Fargo Center, Shutters Hotel in Santa Monica, Houston Center in downtown Houston, several large office buildings in New York City, the Watertower Shopping Center and the Four Seasons and Ritz Carlton Hotels in Chicago as well as numerous other office buildings and regional malls throughout the United States.
Mr. Pircher was Instructor of Law (Phi Alpha Delta), at Loyola University of School of Law, 1959-1962. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a B.S., Phi Beta Kappa, 1954 and received his J.D. from UC Berkeley School of Law, 1957. He is a member the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Mr. Pircher was awarded the Trustee’s Citation Award in 2014 by the University of California at Berkeley, he has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since their initial publication in 1983, the Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (listed every year since initial publication in 2003) the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers (listed every year since initial publication in 2001), the International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers (listed every year since initial year of publication), the Los Angeles Magazine “Super Lawyers” (listed every year since initial publication in 2003) and he hold the coveted AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell-(highest rating), held since 1969. Mr. Pircher has been interviewed by the Los Angeles Business Journal and Super Lawyers Magazine.
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