Business Litigation, Real Estate, Landlord and Tenant Law.

Our Firm specializes in representing Los Angeles businesses and individuals with real estate holdings. We represent numerous real estate investors in Southern California. We assist in the formation of partnerships, joint ventures, holding companies and real estate investment trusts for purposes of buying, selling, leasing, financing, and managing real estate projects. We have broad experience in handling landlord tenant disputes and specialize in helping businesses avoid costly and time consuming litigation.

We represent developers and individual real estate investors of all sizes. Our services include: drafting and negotiation of loan agreements, security agreements, guarantees, collateral assignments, and mortgages. Drafting and negotiation of documentation for acquisition of partnership interests in real estate, letters of credit, commercial and retail leases including negotiation of work letters and tenant improvement contracts, options to purchase, rights of first refusal and purchase and sale contracts.


Our greatest value is keeping our clients out of disputes by providing cost-effective risk management analysis and day-to-day consultations. But when clients find themselves in complex, business disputes they rely on us to provide both in-depth consultation and effective litigation representation.

We have experience trying and winning fraud, breach of contract and fiduciary duty; insurance-related disputes; and a wide range of commercial disputes, including white-collar criminal defense.

Slander, Invasion of Privacy and Defamation Litigation.

With over twenty years experience, with some of the best-known law firms in the industry Mr. Kotarski has earned a reputation as a distinguished litigator. He is experienced in handling high-profile cases that included trial experience in state and federal courts:

  • Defense of alter ego claims in limited partnership fraud suit (state court/jury trial);
  • Prosecution of action for breach of promissory note (state court/bench trial);
  • Prosecution of fraud and racketeering claims against boiler room operations (federal court/bench trial);
  • Defense of breach of contract action founded on alter ego allegations (federal court/bench trial).