Jerry L. Kay

Of Counsel

Phone: (310) 478-2541
Fax: (310) 473-0123
E-mail: jkay@dwclaw.com
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Practice Areas

Business
Real Property
Litigation

practice emphasis

Jerry L. Kay focuses his practice on business and real property transactions and litigation.

As part of his real property practice, Mr. Kay handles commercial and residential transactions, including:
  • Acquisitions
  • Dispositions
  • Development
  • Leasing
  • Zoning
  • Formation of ownership entities
  • Lending and other financing structures

Mr. Kay represents owners in eminent domain, boundary disputes and construction claims litigation.

In the litigation area, Mr. Kay represents clients involved in complex business litigation.

In addition, Mr. Kay works with corporations and other business entities on contract negotiations, business formations, mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Kay advises investors, sellers and purchasers of:
  • Restaurants
  • Office buildings
  • Apartments
  • Retail centers
  • Industrial buildings
  • Resort and vacation properties
  • Mobile home parks
  • Residential properties
  • Mixed-use developments
  • Raw land

He also represents landlords and tenants in commercial leasing transactions involving office buildings, retail spaces, warehouse properties and medical offices.

EDUCATION

J.D., Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, 1972
B.A., University of California at Los Angeles, 1969

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

California, 1972

HONORS & AWARDS

AV® PreeminentTM Rated Elite Status
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ACTIVITIES

Mr. Kay has served as a Board Member on several not-for-profit institutions as well as serving as an officer and committee chair in most of the organizations. He frequently speaks before various organizations on the subjects of business and real property.