Real Estate Developer, Contract Defense

A real estate developer agreed to sell a rare undeveloped parcel in San Francisco subject to all easements of record.  The buyer, who prepared the purchase agreement, discovered an easement that the seller thought had been removed.  The buyer claimed a right to purchase the property at a lower value.  Jim represented the developer at trial, prevailed and obtain a judgment in the seller’s favor for the attorney’s fees incurred in litigating the case.