Lane Nussbaum has a record of success litigating business disputes, real estate disputes, and landlord-tenant matters, and with trial experience ranging from multi-million dollar jury trials to routine tenant evictions, he has wide experience litigating real estate and business disputes. He has successfully resolved thousands of landlord-tenant matters, litigated numerous landlord-tenant appeals, and has been a speaker and instructor on landlord-tenant matters for educational and public seminars. Mr. Nussbaum provides representation to investors, developers, business owners, property managers, REITs, and mom-and-pop homeowners.
Mr. Nussbaum graduated from the University of Michigan Law School cum laude and Rutgers University magna cum laude. He is licensed to practice law in all state courts of California, New York, and New Jersey, as well as federal courts in the Central, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California and the Southern District of New York.
Sandra Stevens is an accomplished litigator and real estate attorney, with 36 years of experience in handling all types of real estate-related litigation. She has handled thousands of cases from multi-million dollar real property developments to simple leasing disputes at all stages of litigation.
Ms. Stevens’ specializes in the representation of entities and institutions in disputes regarding complex lending or property transactions, with an emphasis on disputes relating to commercial real estate secured transactions and real estate financing. Although the majority of her career has been as a litigator, Ms. Stevens also has substantial experience as a transactional attorney, and has negotiated and drafted commercial leases, real estate secured transactions, and other documents relating to construction financing, foreclosures, real property developments, creditors’ rights and a variety of general business matters. Ms. Stevens has also presented numerous private seminars on a wide variety of topics, including commercial leasing, pre-and post-judgment remedies and general issues relating to the management and disposition of real estate portfolios. Throughout her years of practice, Ms. Stevens has always been attuned to the practical goals of her clients and the development of legal solutions designed to provide highly effective legal services as efficiently as possible.
Ms. Stevens graduated from Loyola Law School magna cum laude, and is admitted to practice in all courts in the State of California, and in the United States District Court for the Ninth Circuit, Central, Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts. A representative sample of cases in which Ms. Stevens has acted as primary counsel include:
Matthew Whitten has worked for Nussbaum APC since March 2016. Mr. Whitten has successfully resolved many landlord-tenant disputes. Prior to joining Nussbaum APC, Mr. Whitten worked as a clerk for the Los Angeles City Attorney. He has also been published in the UCLA Journal of Law and Technology.
Mr. Whitten graduated from the University of California, San Diego magna cum laude and the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in all state courts of California, as well as federal courts in the Central District of California.
Lauren Martin has worked for Nussbaum APC since March 2017. Prior to joining Nussbaum APC, Ms. Martin worked in and conducted research in civil litigation, and worked as a clerk in the Hardcore Gang Division of the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office.
Ms. Martin graduated cum laude from the University of California, Irvine in 2012 and from Southwestern Law School in 2015. She is licensed to practice law in all state courts of California, as well as federal courts in the Central District of California.