A name partner of the firm, Anton Natsis is Chair of Allen Matkins’ Global Real Estate Group and is one of the top real estate attorneys in the United States. His practice focuses on development, leasing, purchase and sale, and portfolio investment sales, and joint venture transactions involving office, retail, and industrial projects, as well as arbitrating numerous fair market value disputes, CAM disputes and other significant landlord/tenant disputes. He also has extensive experience in debt, equity, and joint venture workouts, and the purchase of distressed assets and distressed debt. Tony is continually sought out by some of the largest national land owners, such as J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Blackstone Real Estate, Brookfield Properties, HCP, Vornado Realty Trust, HPP, The Irvine Company, Boston Properties, EQ Office, Kilroy Realty, Inc., Beacon Capital Partners, Westbrook Partners, Swift Realty Partners, Hines Interests, LBA, Goldman Sachs, Hunter Properties, John Buck Company, Stockbridge Real Estate, Digital Realty, Lincoln Properties Company, CIM, and Westfield Corporation. He represents many governmental entities, including the LAUSD, State of California, and City of Anaheim. Tony is also frequently retained as counsel for major national office tenants, such as AT&T, Citicorp, the FDIC, AIG, The Walt Disney Company, the Los Angeles Times, and several well-known technology companies.
A frequent lecturer and author, Tony is the chief consultant for the California Continuing Education of the Bar Commercial Leasing Series, the legal education reference book on leasing for California attorneys, is an adjunct professor of law at Loyola Law School for a course covering commercial real estate transactions, and has spoken before such national real estate groups as ULI, Georgetown Leasing Institute, American College of Real Estate Lawyers, and BOMA. Tony is a founding board member of The Ziman Real Estate Center, which is governed under the joint auspices of the UCLA Anderson School of Business and the UCLA Law School.