Shareholder - Real Estate & Business
Rosemary Lemmis advises small businesses, and handles commercial real estate transactions in the areas of acquisitions and sales, joint venture, corporate and partnership structuring, financing, and leasing for landlords and tenants for offices and retail space. Her practice includes transactions in multiple states for commercial properties and businesses including office and apartment buildings, and shopping centers. She also has experience in distressed properties, including REOs and of defaulted notes. She has experience with private placements and the formation of business entities, including limited liability companies, limited partnerships and corporations. She has considerable experience in financing and loan documentation, and provides legal opinions, including substantive non-consolidation opinions.
She is a co-founder of Women Lawyers Mean Business, which offers information and referrals to women’s businesses and women entrepreneurs. She was named the community development attorney of the year in 2014 from Public Counsel in Los Angeles for her pro bono work.
She is a graduate of Brown University and received her law degree from the University of Southern California. She has taught in the law and society program at the University of California at Riverside.