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Eric B. Shortz

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California, 2001


J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2001

  • Associate Executive Editor of the Hastings Communication & Entertainment Law Journal

B.A., Economics and History, Bucknell University, 1998


Eric B. Shortz is a partner in the firm’s real estate department.

Mr. Shortz’s practice focuses on all aspects of transactional real estate, including the negotiation and documentation of acquisition, sales, leases, development, construction, bridge, permanent and mezzanine financing and the formation and documentation of joint ventures. His practice also includes the negotiation and documentation of property, asset management, development, construction and brokerage agreements. He has been especially active in representing borrowers in complex financings transactions.

Honors & Awards

Mr. Shortz was named a Super Lawyers’ Southern California Rising Star in 2009, 2012, 2015 and 2016.

The clients Mr. Shortz has represented include Westcore Properties, LLC, Providence Energy Corp., Lion Real Estate Group, LLC, and LocalConstruct, Inc.

Professional & Community Affiliations

State Bar of California, Member since 2001