Robert D. Collins

Partner
Sacramento
2485 Natomas Park Drive
Suite 450
Sacramento, CA 95833
916.702.3206
916.702.3230

Related Practices

Robert Collins is a Partner of Haight Brown & Bonesteel, LLP, who has received AV Preeminent professional achievement recognition from Martindale-Hubbell. Bob has extensive experience directing and managing real estate litigation, including title insurance and escrow, easements, insurance, construction and probate. He has handled multiple complex industrial, office and retail purchase and sale transactions including setting up ownership and investor structures as well as leasing. Bob has experience representing clients in all aspects of the construction industry. His experience is broad and diverse.

His special skill sets include:

Transactional

  • 1031 exchanges
  • Leasing and asset management
  • Limited liability companies, partnerships
  • Private equity and venture capital
  • Project development and finance
  • Purchase and sale of real estate assets
  • Real estate development, land use and construction
  • Real estate finance
  • Workouts and remedies

Litigation:

  • Civil appeals
  • General business and corporate litigation
  • Real Property
  • Construction defect litigation
  • Title and escrow litigation

ADR Services:

  • Arbitrator
  • Mediator

Practice Highlights:

Large Facility Project Development

Mr. Collins has handled multiple complex industrial, office and retail purchase and sale transactions, including setting up of ownership and investor structures, appearances before relevant jurisdictions, drafting CC&R's, Association documents, construction agreements, leases, and ultimate asset disposition documents.

Ownership and Investor Documents

Mr. Collins has extensive experience in the review and establishment of ownership structures to accomplish tax objectives (primarily 1031 exchanges), real estate exchanges, and securities goals, including formation of entities and drafting of all required documentation.

Project Financing

Mr. Collins has drafted bank and insurance financing documents for large scale projects as well as private financing documents.

Complex Case and Matter Management

Mr. Collins has extensive experience directing and managing real estate litigation, including title insurance and escrow, easements, railroad rights of way, insurance bad faith, construction, mechanic's liens, probate. Mr. Collins has also managed commercial and business matters, including entity dissolution, and trade secret and competition issues.

Appeals

Mr. Collins has also directed civil appeals in the Court of Appeals for the Third District in California and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.