Los Angeles, March 09, 2017 – Buchalter is pleased to announce and welcome its newest Shareholder, J. David Hitchcock to its Los Angeles Office. Applying his 17 years of all-encompassing Real Estate expertise, Mr. Hitchcock will join Buchalter’s Real Estate practice from his previous role as Partner at Kennerly Lamishaw & Rossi, LLP.

Mr. Hitchcock brings a wealth of knowledge to Buchalter, specifically in real estate acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, loan workouts and restructurings, loan sales, secured real estate finance, joint ventures, and general real estate matters. Additionally, his extensive experience includes representing clients in all areas of the real estate market – private equity funds, real estate developers, core and value-add real estate owners/operators, public school districts, as well as publicly traded REITs.

Coinciding with the firm’s announcement of its sixth office, the addition of Mr. Hitchcock is part of the ongoing Buchalter expansion initiative.

“We are delighted to welcome David to the firm and look forward to his contribution to Buchalter’s continued success,” said Adam J. Bass, President and Chief Executive Officer of Buchalter. His background as both an asset manager and owner of a real estate development and mortgage brokerage company brings a unique and valuable perspective to our clients.”

Mr. Hitchcock received his B.A. with Honors from the University of Chicago in 1993. He earned his J.D. from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law where he was Order of the Coif and Articles Editor for the University of Southern California Law Review.

“This is an exciting time to be at Buchalter – the firm has an innovative vision and is expanding its footprint in a number of industries. I am thrilled to be a part of the future of Buchalter,” said Hitchcock.

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Buchalter is a full-service business law firm representing local, regional, national, and international clients in a multitude of practice areas and their subspecialties; among them: Bank and Finance, Corporate, Health Care, Litigation, Insolvency and Financial Solutions, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Real Estate, and Tax and Estate Planning. Buchalter has offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, Sacramento, San Francisco, Napa Valley and Scottsdale. For more information about the firm, visit: www.buchalter.com.