Samuel Alhadeff

Partner

  • location icon Temecula, CA
    28765 Single Oak Drive
    Suite 140
    Temecula, CA 92590
  • location icon San Diego, CA
    701 B Street
    Suite 1900
    San Diego, CA 92101

Samuel Alhadeff is a partner in the Temecula office of Lewis Brisbois and co-chair of the Government Relations Practice. As such, he coordinates with other attorneys within the firm in a team approach to issues involving representation for public agencies in California. Mr. Alhadeff has represented a number of interests in his 43 year career. For example, while now specializing in governmental affairs, representation before public agencies involving real estate, land use, construction and business law, he has also represented a number of other interests throughout the years. As an example, he has represented the American Tuna Boat Association in maritime and fishing matters. He has represented numerous public companies in business matters involving both real estate and operations. Finally, he has also represented a number of winery and liquor interests throughout the country.

For a number of years, Mr. Alhadeff served as counsel to the development of Rancho California a 91,000 acre master plan project. In working with that project, he represented a number of lenders and insurance companies. Throughout the years, he has also worked with REITS in developing large commercial projects.

He was also asked to serve as contract City Attorney for a City in Southern California and did so for a period of six years. He has represented various cities and public entities in San Diego, Riverside, and Orange County. In the last few years, he has participated in working with conservation organizations in negotiating and closing property sales for conservation. In the last three years, Mr. Alhadeff has assisted in the entitlement of residential and commercial projects in California worth several billions of dollars.

Mr. Alhadeff has lectured the State Bar in construction law and has also lectured for the American Institute of Appraisers with regard to appraisal of various property interests.

Admissions

California

Awards & Honors

  • Voted one of the best RE lawyers in the Inland Empire for the last 2 years by Inland Empire Magazine
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell
  • Chapman University Institute for Real Estate and Environmental Services

Education

University of San Diego

Juris Doctor, 1970

Claremont McKenna College

Bachelor of Arts, 1967

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