Peter E. Kim, Senior Counsel

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Peter E. KimPeter E. Kim is Senior Counsel in the Los Angeles office and a member of the Real Estate Department.

Skilled negotiator

Mr. Kim’s practice involves the representation of private and institutional investors, lenders and others owners of real property in the leasing, acquisition, disposition, and financing of commercial property across a range of asset types, including office, retail and industrial.

With respect to lease negotiation and drafting, Mr. Kim excels at understanding the operational needs of his clients and ensuring that they are able to run their businesses as desired within their premises.

In negotiating purchases and sales, Mr. Kim’s priority is to uncover and deal with the potential issues his clients should focus on in order to make the right business decisions in the purchase or sale of property.

Strong client relationships

Mr. Kim makes it a priority to establish a strong relationship with his clients. His emphasis is on strong communication, making sure they are comfortable with the process and know what to expect at every step along the way.

Attorney Education


J.D., Boston University School of Law
The Boston University Annual Review of Banking and Financial Law Journal

B.A., University of California Los Angeles
Regents Scholar
College Honors

Attorney Admited to Practice

New York

Representative Clients and Matters

Represented the seller of a mixed-use office and retail center in the separate sales of the office parcel and the retail parcel to different buyers, for a total of $80 million, which involved the drafting and negotiating of a Reciprocal Easement Agreement.

Represented the borrower in the expedited refinance of a $68 million loan secured by multi-family properties in San Diego and Sacramento.

Represented the buyer of an environmentally compromised rail yard located in an area which had be zoned and used as heavy industrial for the better part of a century.

Represented a tenant of warehouse space in the negotiation and drafting of more than 20 separate leases, nationwide.

Professional & Community Involvement

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Public Law Center of Orange County