Todd Gee | Best Best & Krieger LLP
Todd M. Gee works with public agencies and private companies on a variety of transactional and governance matters.
A member of the Business practice group at Best Best & Krieger LLP, Todd’s practice centers on real estate, finance, and business transactions. Todd advises and assists public entities and private companies in all phases of real estate transactions including acquisition and disposition transactions; ground, retail, office and industrial leasing; secured financing and loan opinions; and easements and licenses.
Todd also advises and assists private companies in:
- Manufacturing and vendor contracts;
- Asset purchase transactions;
- Stock, membership interest and partnership interest agreements and
- Business succession planning.
Todd received his law degree from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Todd also spent one year attending University of California, Davis School of Law as a visiting student. During law school, Todd was a member of the Corporate & Business Law Society and was president of the student chapter and served on the national board for the J. Reuben Clark Law Society.
Todd is an active member of Urban Land Institute, the Sacramento Metro Chamber and Metro Edge.
Todd is an avid golfer and enjoys running, snowboarding and spending time outdoors with his wife and children. Todd is an Eagle Scout and speaks fluent Spanish.
Spencer Eldred | Ballard Spahr LLP
Spencer Eldred is an associate in the firm’s Real Estate Department, focusing his practice on real estate development and transactional matters. He has experience representing developers, agencies, and other parties in a full range of land use and zoning matters, including due diligence, processing entitlements, CEQA review (including streamlining), the Surplus Land Act, and litigation. Spencer negotiates and drafts development agreements, real estate covenants, and related easements.
Spencer also has experience working on matters that involve complex title issues, mitigation banks, wetlands, endangered species,
California Coastal Commission jurisdiction, affordable housing, the Subdivision Map Act, air resources issues, conservation easements, and the Williamson Act. Prior to Ballard Spahr, Spencer worked in the nonprofit sector, in government, and in private practice.
The University of Chicago Law School (J.D. 2014)
Duke University (B.A., cum laude, 2010)
University Scholars Program
Victor L. Wolf | Best Best & Krieger LLP
Victor L. Wolf joined Best Best & Krieger LLP in 1983 and has been a litigation partner with the firm since 1990. Victor has significant experience both at the trial and appellate levels, representing private and public clients. He handles a wide variety of matters including disputes involving contracts, title, real property, residential and commercial development, shareholder and partnership rights, partnership dissolution, special taxes and assessments, homeowner associations and construction. In addition, Victor established and is responsible for the special tax/assessment foreclosure team, and is also experienced in representing creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.
Construction law is a major area of emphasis for Victor, who has represented developers, owners, contractors and others in major contract disputes, as well as defect cases. Victor has presented at a number of construction-related seminars given to both the general public, as well as public entities.
Victor has served as a mediator for the Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Division Two, as well as both an arbitrator and mediator for the Riverside County Superior Court. He also served on the Design Review Board for the City of Riverside from 1989 through 1997.
Victor has served as an office managing partner and a practice group leader. He has also been actively involved in recruitment and associate training. Victor has taught courses and lectured on a number of topics, including construction litigation, appellate procedure, law and motion practice, trial practice, effective research and writing, and developing and maintaining client relationships. Over the last 15 years, Victor has served as the head coach of two Riverside high school mock trial teams. During that time, his teams have won two Riverside County championships, and have competed for the state championship on three occasions.