Nadav Ravid is Founder and Managing Partner of the Ravid Law Group and is recognized as one of the top real estate attorneys in the United States. Mr. Ravid represents landlords and tenants for publicly traded and privately held companies throughout North America. Clients include: Amorino Gelato, Blue Ribbon Restaurants, Bonobos, Brookfield Properties (NYSE: BAM), Casper, The Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ: CAKE), Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA), Eddie Bauer, e.l.f. Cosmetics (NYSE: ELF), Fossil (NASDAQ: FOSL), Goals Soccer Centres, Levin & Mintz, lululemon athletica (NASDAQ: LULU), MAN Diesel and Turbo North America, Madison Shoes, ModCloth, Reformation, Robert Wayne Shoes, Roth Staffing Companies, Rouse Properties, Rumble, Shoeteria, Sweetgreen, TRC, Volcom (Parent Company: Kering) and Westchester Medical Plaza.
Mr. Ravid focuses his practice on matters involving leasing, buying, selling, financing, and developing commercial real estate. He is a University of California, Los Angeles Extension Program instructor where he lectures on the subjects of leasing, buying and selling commercial real estate. He has and continues to lecture frequently on real estate topics for various organizations and companies including the American Bar Association, University of Southern California’s Master of Real Estate Development graduate program and the International Council of Shopping Centers. Past presentations include, Percentage Rent in the Age of Multi-Channel Retail Sales for the Emerging Issues and Specialty Leasing Committee of the American Bar Association, “Negotiating Complex Real Estate Transactions,” sponsored by Lorman Education Services, in-house presentations for Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, LLP, and seminars on the AIR leases and AIR purchase contracts for the Los Angeles County Bar Association. In 2012, Mr. Ravid was selected to serve as a mediator to resolve a lease dispute between a REIT landlord and an international retail tenant. Mr. Ravid was on the January 2013 cover of Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine. In 2014 and 2016, Mr. Ravid participated in the Georgetown Law School Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute.
Formerly, Mr. Ravid was a Shareholder at Buchalter Nemer in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group in the Los Angeles office. During his tenure at Buchalter, Mr. Ravid was the Administrative Chair of the Real Estate Practice Group, and the former Co-Chair of the firm’s Recruiting Committee.
Mr. Ravid served as Chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association General Real Property Subsection from 2008 to 2010 and the Leasing and Development Subsection from 2010 to 2014. He is Editor of the Dirt Report, a monthly newsletter that summarizes new cases and laws that impact the real estate industry.
He also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Judge Diane Wayne of the Los Angeles Superior Court.
Executive Committee of the Real Property Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association
International Council of Shopping Centers
Recognized as a Southern California Super Lawyer (2013-2014, 2017)
Recognized as a Southern California Super Lawyer Rising Star (2011-2012)
Recognized with the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award by the Los Angeles County Bar Association Real Property Section (2007)
Mr. Ravid received a J.D. from Loyola Law School in 1997 and earned a B.S. in Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1994.
"ICSC 2017 Forecast: The Reports of the Death of Retail Have Been Greatly Exaggerated. Experiential Retailing on the Rise with Restaurants and Fitness Leading the Pack.," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, May 2017
“Leasing 2010: A Tenant Opportunity or Apocalypse Now?” Benjamin Crocker Symposium, Los Angeles, CA, March 23, 2010
"Lis Pendens Requires Civil Action In A Court Of Law," Points and Authorities, January 2010
“Dealing with Leases in Distress,” Benjamin Crocker Symposium, Los Angeles, CA, May 5, 2009