Nadav Ravid

Nadav Ravid

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), Dash Boutique, 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 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.

Memberships
Executive Committee of the Real Property Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association
International Council of Shopping Centers

Recognition
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)

Education
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.

Bar Admissions
California

Publications

"2017 Year In Review," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, December 2017

"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

“The State of Retail," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, April 2017

“2016 Year In Review," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, December 2016

“Retail Expertise Treat: Don't Get Tricked," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, October 2016

“ICSC 2016 Forecast: Feel the Turn? I'm with Real Estate/Making Retail Great Again," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, May 2016

“2015 Year In Review," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, December 2015

“BACK TO SCHOOL," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, August 2015

“ICSC 2015 Forecast: Sunny with a Chance of Clouds in the Distance," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, May 2015

“Commerical Break, Los Angeles Daily Journal Profiles Ravid Law Group," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, April 2015

“Top Cases and New Laws of 2014 Affecting Leasing and Purchase and Sale Transactions," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, February 2015

“Be Careful What You Wish For: California Court of Appeals Holds Co-Tenancy Clause Unenforceable," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, January, 2015

“2014 Year In Review" Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, December 2014

“Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, See Some Evil: No Duty to Disclose Easements," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, August 2014

“All the Right Moves: Negotiating Relocation Clauses," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, July 2014

“The New Real Estate Boom—The Sky’s the Limit," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, May 2014

“Fair Market Rent: Putting the "Fair" Back into the Definition," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, April 2014

“Negotiating Small Deals: Winning the Battle but Losing the War," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, February 2014

“2013 Year In Review," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, December 2013

“CAM Estimates: You Could Pay More But Why?,” Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, October 2013

“Notice Addresses - Be Careful What You Wish For,” Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, August 2013

“Defining the Scope of Work," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, June 2013

“ICSC 2013 - The Tipping Point,” Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, May 2013

“Top Cases and New Laws of 2012 Affecting Leasing and Purchase and Sale Transactions," Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, February 2013

“Exclusive Uses,” Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, January 2013

“2012 Year In Review,” Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, December 2012

“Defining The Exclusive,” Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, October 2012

“When is a Commission Due? It Depends On What Your Definition of "OR" Is,” Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, August 2012

“ICSC 2012: The Return of Retail,” Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, May 2012

“Kavin vs. Frye (2012) Options to Extend: Better Never than Late,” Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, April 2012

“SNDAs,” Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, February 2012

“CAM Disputes,” Ravid Law Group Dirt Report, January 2012

“Steiner v. Thexton Reversed,” Daily Journal, April 8, 2010

“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

“Rules for Restructuring Leases Emphasize Openness,”California Real Estate Journal, August 10, 2009 (Commentary)

“Dealing with Leases in Distress,” Benjamin Crocker Symposium, Los Angeles, CA, May 5, 2009

“Innocent Tenant Loses Below-Market Lease,” Dirt Report, April 2009

“Landlord has Right to be Unreasonable,” Dirt Report, April 2009

“Landlord Must Exclude LLC Taxes from CAMS,” Dirt Report, April 2009

“Avoiding Lease Pitfalls – Negotiating the Letter of Intent,” Los Angeles Business Journal and Orange County Business Journal, December 10, 2007

“Items to Negotiate in the AIR Standard Lease Form,” Los Angeles Lawyer, January 2007

“New Construction Law Intended to Protect Contractors Increases Costs to Owners,” Commercial Lender, 1st Quarter 2003

“Basic Aspects of Purchase and Sale Agreements for Commercial Real Estate,” Commercial Lender, 3rd Quarter 2000 and Central Realty Investors, August 2002

"Year 2000 Bug and Commercial Leases,” Y2K Advisor, August 1999 and LACBA, Real Property Section Review, January 1999