Ronit M. Stone is a partner in Gordon & Rees’s San Francisco office and serves as co-chair of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. She routinely handles a wide variety of business/legal matters, providing strategic and relevant legal counsel to emergent and established businesses and individuals in various industries including, real estate, healthcare, non-profit, technology, hospitality, and advertising. Ms. Stone has also represented clients in challenges by governmental agencies. Practice areas include:
Real Estate: Draft and negotiate documents in connection with the disposition, acquisition and financing of commercial and residential property; negotiate and draft office, industrial and/or retail space leases for both landlords and tenants; handle title, survey and due diligence issues; management and brokerage agreements and related commercial real estate documentation.
Corporate and General Business: Formation of new entities, corporate governance, operating and shareholder agreements, employment and consulting agreements, lending, leasing and equity financing, complex contract review, negotiation and drafting. Handle all phases of sales and acquisitions of businesses (due diligence, credit facilities, negotiating and drafting complex agreements), including franchises.
California State Bar, Business Law Section, Non-Profit Organizations Committee, Former Vice-Chair
City of Beverly Hills Community Charitable Foundation, Board Member
Beverly Hills Education Foundation, Past President
Public Counsel, Pro Bono Attorney Volunteer