- State Bar of California
- Urban Land Institute
- Orange County Bar Association
- Orange County Building Industry Association
Abe Cook is a Firm Shareholder in the Subdivisions Services Group. His practice focuses on the development of commercial, residential,
mixed-use and master planned common interest developments.
Common Interest Development
Abe regularly provides advice, structuring and documentation of owners’ associations for master planned communities, high rise condominium projects, hotel/retail/residential mixed-use developments, age-qualified communities, urban infill, adaptive re-use, live-work projects, commercial and industrial condominium projects, and residential development on former industrial and petroleum producing lands. He represents lenders and developers in pre-acquisition due diligence and in restarting the development and sale of “broken” residential projects.
Regulatory Compliance and Project Approvals
Abe advises in structuring of residential projects for compliance with California Bureau of Real Estate, FHA, Fannie Mae, VA and other regulatory agency rules and regulations.
General Real Estate
Abe provides advice in negotiation and documentation of the acquisition, disposition and leasing of residential property. He also advises in title review, construction defect risk management, including structuring protective provisions in governance and sales documents, and the preparation of special disclosures.