Kevin E. Teel

A founding member of the firm, Mr. Teel is involved in commercial real estate law, with an emphasis in the representation of developers, lenders, owners and operators of real estate and real estate-oriented businesses. His practice includes all aspects of purchase, sale, financing (including construction and permanent loans), leasing (including ground and build-to-suit leases), development and construction of commercial property. Mr. Teel also represents lenders and borrowers in connection with the workout of troubled loans secured by real property and the management and disposition of REO properties.

Clients have included The Shidler Group, Saunders Property Company, The Lomas Santa Fe Group, JMI Realty, Trilogy Investment Group, Manchester Financial Group, Baldwin Pacific (Hawaii), Buie Irish Ventures, Diversified Properties, Westfield America, Haleakala Ranch Company, Maui Land & Pineapple Company, The MacNaughton Group, The Pacific Companies, CORE Realty Holdings and Cricket Communications, Inc.

Areas of Emphasis

Commercial real estate transactions, including acquisition, leasing, management, development, financing and disposition of all types of commercial, retail, hospitality and industrial properties; the structure and negotiation of equity relationships and joint ventures.

Bar Admissions

  • The American Bar Association
  • The State Bar of California
  • The San Diego County Bar Association

Other Affiliations

  • FAA Licensed Airline Transport Pilot


  • J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 1984
  • B.J., Journalism, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 1981