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Ariel B. Robinson

Practice areas

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California, 2007

Education

J.D., University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law, 2007

B.A., cum laude, University of Pennsylvania, 2004

Overview
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Ariel B. Robinson joined the firm in 2007 and is a partner in the firm’s real estate department. 

Ms. Robinson represents private and institutional investors, owners and developers in connection with complex real estate transactions, with an emphasis on acquisitions and dispositions, financings and development.  Ms. Robinson’s experience includes a wide range of asset types, including office and industrial buildings, land for residential development, and retail, mixed-use, and hospitality projects.

Honors & Awards

Ms. Robinson was named a Super Lawyers’ Southern California Rising Star in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

  • Representation of an institutional real estate investor in the disposition of over $4 billion of office properties and over $1.5 billion of apartment projects located throughout the United States.
  • Representation of an institutional real estate investor in the joint venture acquisition of eight regional malls in a $1.05 billion portfolio.
  • Representation of a joint venture in the portfolio acquisition of 27 residential developments located in ten states, the subsequent management and development thereof, and the ultimate disposition of individual projects in varying stages of development, from single-family paper lots to completed apartment projects.
  • Representation of an institutional real estate investor in the acquisition and consolidation of complex ground lease and sublease interests in an office building located in Los Angeles, California, and the subsequent disposition of certain tenancy-in-common, ground lease and sublease interests therein.
  • Representation of an institutional real estate investor in the disposition of various multi-family and student housing projects located throughout Southern California.
  • Representation of an institutional real estate investor in the refinancing of a large mixed-use project in Houston, Texas held in a complex joint venture structure.
  • Representation of an institutional real estate investor in a joint venture workout with its operating partner, including complex structuring relating to taxation and the disposition of properties owned by the venture primarily located in the Southeast and Midwest.
  • Representation of an institutional real estate investor in connection with the buy-out of its operating partner and acquisition diligence of the joint venture’s real property located in Southern California.