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    PARTIES AND COUNTER PARTIES

    Mr. Wasserman represents, has represented or has completed transactions with the
    following parties (or their affiliated entities):

    Serve as outside General Counsel to Ridgeback Partners, LLC, a distressed land and
    residential investment and development firm, representing them in corporate and entity
    related matters and in their acquisition, disposition and financing related activities, including
    the purchase of a number of bank owned and FDIC controlled residential development projects
    utilizing participating loans from an institutional capital source, and the subsequent sale of
    standing inventory homes and the optioning of developed lots.

   Created template purchase agreement for a NYSE traded industrial REIT and provide legal
   services and support in their acquisition related activities.    

   Provide landlord side leasing services and support to a large CMBS Trustee.  

   Serve as outside General Counsel to IHI Electronics, Inc., a Southern California electronics   
   distribution company, and represent them in their leasing and general business transactional
   matters.

    Supported a national wireless carrier in site evaluation and leasing activities.

   Represented Revolution Capital Group, LLC, in entity selection and formation activities related
   to the establishment of their global private equity investment and advisory firm, and             
   represent them in leasing and portfolio company related activities.

    Represented a public software company in their headquarters’ lease in San Jose, California and
    additional space in New York City.

   
REPRESENTATIVE REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

    Land Acquisition and Development/Lot Option Financing Transactions

    Represented a private equity investment firm in the acquisition and development of residential
    land and lots (to a finished lot condition) pursuant to an off balance sheet lot option financing
    arrangement with homebuilders.

    •   775+/- lots in the Sacramento metro in a $92.2MM transaction
    •   850+/- lots in the Las Vegas metro in a $91MM transaction
    •   575+ /-lots in Riverside County, California in a $58MM transaction
    •   175+/- lots in Riverside County, California in a $24.2MM transaction
    •   225+/  lots in the Las Vegas metro in a $20.5MM transaction
    •   350+/- lots in South Carolina in a $17.7MM transaction
    •   350+/- lots in North Carolina in a $16.7MM transaction
    •   300+/- lots in the Phoenix metro in a $16.5MM transaction
    •   125+/- lots in Georgia in a $13.5MM transaction
    •   150+/- lots in Georgia in an $11.3MM transaction
    •   100+/- lots in Riverside County, California in an $8.2MM transaction

    Project Work-outs and Financial Restructurings

    Represented private equity investment firm in the work-out and financial restructuring of
    various development projects and investment portfolios.

    •   80 unit condominium project in Southern California
    •   351 unit townhouse and condominium project in Denver, Colorado
    •   three project land development/lot banking portfolio in California, Nevada and Arizona
    •   five project land development/lot banking portfolio in California, Colorado and Arizona
    •   eleven project land development/lot banking portfolio in California, Virginia, Nevada,  
        Arizona and New York

    Ground Up Development Projects/Joint Ventures and Financings

    Represented developer, builder and/or private equity investment firm in the land acquisition
    and vertical development of numerous JV single family, condominium and apartment
    development projects.

    •   478 units in Fairfax, Virginia in $146MM mid rise and podium condominium development
        project with a separate parking structure
    •   327 units in Seattle, Washington in an $87MM high rise apartment development project
        with a retail component and subterranean parking
    •   367 units in San Jose, California in a $72MM mid rise apartment development project
        with a separate parking structure, an affordable housing component and environmental
        impairment
    •   110 units in Millbrae, California in a $57.7MM condominium loft development project   
        with subterranean parking in a Redevelopment Project Area with environmental
        impairment
    •   78 units in Los Altos, California in a $46.3MM mid rise condominium development
        project with subterranean parking and an affordable housing component; assembled
        development site
    •   80 units in Cupertino, California in a $42MM podium condominium development project
        with a retail component with significant co-development obligations
    •   35 units in Santa Clara, California in a $30.7MM single family small-lot development
        project and an affordable housing component
    •   66 units in Mountain View, California in a $28MM townhouse development project with
        an affordable housing component and environmental impairment
    •   273 units in Concord, California in a $40MM mid rise apartment development project in
        a Redevelopment Project Area with an affordable housing component and  
         environmental impairment
    •   45 units in Pleasanton, California in a $25.7MM townhouse development project and an
        affordable housing component
    •   55 units in Grand Terrace, California in a $15MM single family and attached unit
        development project
    •   47 units in Rocklin, California in a $14MM single family small-lot development project
        with an affordable housing component
    •   76 units in Murrieta, California in a $32MM single family development project
    •   355 units in Denver, Colorado in a $56MM rental loft development project with wrap
        around parking and a retail component; multiple parcels assembled to facilitate
        development
    •   200 units in Bothell, Washington in a $23MM garden style apartment development
        project
    •   235 units in Mukilteo, Washington in a $24MM garden style apartment development
        project

    Project Acquisitions/Joint Ventures and Financings

    Represented builder, foundation or family office in acquisition of various apartment communities.

    •   273 units in Tampa, Florida in a $47MM transaction
    •   400 units in Roseville, California in a $45MM transaction
    •   292 units and 204 units in Dallas, Texas in a $21MM transaction
    •   Mixed-use building in Menlo Park, California in a $6.4MM transaction that including
        acquiring the original development loan and financing completion of the project

    Acquisitions for Condominium Conversions/Joint Ventures and Financings

    Represented builders and financial partners in the acquisition of apartment buildings acquired
    for a condominium conversion.

    •   338 garden style units in San Diego, California in an $88.5MM transaction
    •   158 high rise units with subterranean parking in Denver, Colorado in a $29.7MM
        transaction
    •   262 garden style units in San Diego, California in a $61.7MM transaction
    •   82 townhouse style units with subterranean parking in Burbank, California in a $29MM
        transaction
    •   127 high rise units in St. Louis, Missouri in a $14.5MM transaction

    Project Dispositions

    Represented developer/owner in sale of various apartment projects.

    •   187 units in Los Angeles, California for $85MM
    •   160 units in Diamond Bar, California for $25MM in complex tax structured deal
    •   328 units in Denver, Colorado for $33MM in a complex UPREIT transaction
    •   268 affordable housing units in Sacramento, California for $13MM subject to a
        Regulatory Agreement and with HAP Contracts in place
    •   183 units in Denver, Colorado for $23MM
    •   168 affordable housing units in Sacramento, California for $12.8 MM subject to a
        Regulatory Agreement and with HAP Contracts in place


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