PRLog - Nov. 1, 2012 - LOS ANGELES -- Safarian & Choi LLP announced today that the firm has changed its name to Safarian Choi & Bolstad LLP with the addition of partner David C. Bolstad, an experienced real estate litigator. With a practice spanning more that 21 years, Bolstad’s expertise includes the litigation of disputes arising out of purchase and sale contracts, secured loan transactions, partnership and joint venture agreements, commercial leases, construction defects on private and public works projects, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, receiverships, mechanic’s lien claims, and easements and rights of way. Bolstad was previously a partner with Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP.
Los Angeles Real Estate Litigator David C. Bolstad
“David’s addition creates a full-service law firm that now allows us to handle both our clients’ transactional and litigation needs,” said managing partner Alex Choi. “We’ve worked with David many years and know he is an intelligent, aggressive and seasoned litigator with impeccable credentials and superb analytical skills. We are exceptionally pleased to welcome David to the firm.”
During his career, Bolstad has represented large national and international companies such as ING Clarion, Prudential Insurance Company of America, Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, Wells Fargo Bank, OneWest Bank, General Growth, and Westfield of America, Inc. in state and federal courts. Bolstad also has significant experience in ADA litigation, consumer class action defense, labor and employment litigation and insurance coverage claims. Before practicing at Allen Matkins, Bolstad was a partner with Mayer Brown, LLP.
Bolstad earned his Juris Doctor Order of the Coif from Loyola Law School, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review and served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Robert M. Takasugi of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. He received a Master in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University and a bachelor’s degree in finance from California State University, Long Beach.
“I’m delighted to be back in practice with Chris and Alex,” said Bolstad. “We were a formidable team in the past and expect to exceed our previous successes as we create the go-to firm for real estate and finance clients seeking quality representation.”
About Safarian Choi & Bolstad LLP
Safarian Choi & Bolstad LLP is a boutique business law firm located in downtown Los Angeles that provides clients experienced, knowledgeable and accessible legal counsel for real estate, litigation, finance, capital markets and corporate transactional matters. The firm offers the sophisticated skills, wisdom and instincts of large regional, national and multinational firms in a flexible, creative, cost-effective and customized format. For more information, log on to www.safarianchoi.com.