LOS ANGELES, Calif., February 6, 2018 – Buchalter is pleased to announce and welcome Shareholders J. Craig Cartwright and Kevin T. Lytle as members of the Real Estate Practice Group in the Scottsdale office. Both Shareholders are joining Buchalter from DLA Piper.

With more than 20 years of experience each, Messrs. Cartwright and Lytle bring exceptional reputations and practices to Buchalter. Mr. Cartwright represents lenders, developers, real estate investment trusts, investors, and national corporations in a broad range of real estate transaction matters, including sales and acquisitions, secured lending, property development, commercial leasing, bankruptcy workouts, and construction-related matters.

Mr. Lytle has extensive experience in real estate transactions involving sales and acquisitions, leases, sale-leasebacks, construction and permanent loans, acquisition loans, refinancings, loan and lease modifications and intercreditor agreements. His clients include public and private real estate investment trusts, individuals, and commercial entities.

“When we look at the priorities of the firm for 2018 and beyond, Craig and Kevin are exactly the type of talent we want here,” said Adam J. Bass, President and Chief Executive Officer of Buchalter. “We are very excited to welcome Craig and Kevin. They are a force in the real estate industry and exceptional additions to the Firm in general and the Scottsdale office in particular.”

Mr. Cartwright earned his J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1996 and his B.S. from the University of Kansas in 1993.

“The growth of the firm is truly remarkable, and I am excited to be joining such an excellent group of lawyers that provide clients with outstanding service and a full range of business solutions,” said Cartwright.

Mr. Lytle earned his J.D. from the University of Nebraska, School of Law in 1996 and his B.S. from the University of Nebraska in 1989.

“Our practice is a perfect fit with Buchalter’s talented Real Estate Practice. I look forward to integrating my clients and providing them access to the impressive resources the Firm offers,” added Lytle.


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 Law, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Real Estate, and Tax and Estate Planning. Buchalter has offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, Napa Valley, Sacramento, Scottsdale, and Seattle. For more information about the firm, visit: buchalter.com.