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Lucy Lufromento

Lucy Lofrumento

Lucy Lofrumento is a founding partner of LMA Law, LLP. She has extensive experience in all aspects of real property and land use, including site and economic analysis, joint ventures, acquisitions and sales, leases (including ground, build-to-suit, single-tenant and multi-tenant leases), financing, governmental permits, public-private agreements, environmental and “green” building requirements, conservation easements, design and construction contracts, utility and energy facilities, easements, water companies, CC&Rs and owners associations, title insurance, tax-deferred exchanges, brokerage agreements, property management, property taxes, and related matters.

Lucy’s clients include technology companies, developers, private and institutional investors, landlords, lenders, retailers, contractors, and joint ventures, as well as a local national sports franchise. She has handled a wide range of sophisticated projects involving sports and recreation facilities, golf courses, high-rise office buildings, hospitals and clinics, R&D campuses, biotech labs, shopping centers, manufacturing facilities, apartment complexes, restaurants, hotels, power plants, residential developments, telecommunication facilities, farms and ranches, habitat conservation preserves, railroads, billboards, parking structures, and water supply systems.

An active member of the community, Lucy has been awarded a “Northern California Super Lawyer” distinction for ten consecutive years by San Francisco Magazine, which named Lucy as one of Northern California’s Top 50 Women Attorneys. She also received a “Tribute to Women and Industry” (TWIN) award by the YWCA of Silicon Valley, and a “Most Influential Women in Business” award by the San Jose Business Journal. Lucy has served on several nonprofit boards (currently over 10 years on the Board of Silicon Valley NAIOP), and has given presentations before schools and organizations including Santa Clara University School of Law, the Santa Clara County Bar Association, the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers, and the Building Owners and Managers Association.

Lucy has practiced full time in real estate and land use law since her admission to the bar in 1984. Prior to the formation of LMA Law, LLP, Lucy was with Silicon Valley Law Group; Rosenblum, Parish & Isaacs; McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen; and Berliner, Cohen & Biagini. She also served as a law clerk for the Office of the City Attorney, Davis, California. She received her B.A. degree (with highest honors) from San Diego State University in 1978, and her J.D. degree from the University of California, Davis in 1984.

Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Lucy an “AV” rating, which is their highest rating for professional excellence, and has named Ms. Lofrumento to its Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers.

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Frank Maiorana

Frank Maiorana

Frank Maiorana is a founding partner of LMA Law, LLP. He has special expertise in all aspects of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions relating to the acquisition, development, financing (including conventional, conduit, construction, acquisition, Freddie Mac and FNMA) and disposition of real property; ground, space and build-to-suit leasing for both landlords and tenants; real estate syndications and private placements; title matters; and related issues. Frank’s clients include private real estate investors and investment companies; commercial, office, industrial and R&D landlords; public and private companies in tenant representation; real estate syndicates and Fortune 1000 companies. Frank has handled transactions throughout California and more than 20 other states.

Frank received a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Siena College, Loudonville, New York, in 1994, and received his Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1997. He first became involved in real estate transactions at the Southern California law firm of Spierer, Woodward, Corbalis & Goldberg (1997-2000), where he developed his skills in commercial and residential real estate transactions. After moving to the Silicon Valley, Frank joined Silicon Valley Law Group in April of 2000, becoming a shareholder and director of the firm in January of 2007. Frank left Silicon Valley Law Group in 2014 to start LMA Law, LLP, with Lucy Lofrumento, a former shareholder of Silicon Valley Law Group. Frank is also a member of the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers and various other professional organizations, and has been recognized as a “Northern California Super Lawyers” Rising Star in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Frank has been involved in major real estate projects throughout the State of California and in other states as well, including representing The Irvine Company as landlord in the leasing of a major portion of the McCarthy Center office complex; TA Associates Realty in the leasing of various projects in the Silicon Valley; the purchaser in a $31,000,000.00 apartment joint venture in Southern California (including acquisition and rehabilitation financing); the purchaser/landlord in the acquisition and leasing of an approximately 200,000 square foot office and R&D complex; the seller of a $26,500,000.00 retail shopping center located in Concord, California, which was transferred to a publicly traded REIT; and the purchaser in the acquisition and ground lease of a large tract of land for the development of a senior housing project in Ohio.

Frank lives in Danville with his wife, Leticia, and two children, Natalia and Cristiano, and in his spare time enjoys wine, football, soccer, gardening and spending time with family.

Representative clients include The Carlyle Group, TA Associates Realty, Interstate Equities Corporation, Glen Una Properties, ACRE Investment Company, Linear Technology, NAMCO Bandai Games America, O’Donnell Management Group, ArttHaus/Risa Investments, LLC and Dogtown Investments, LLC.

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Terri Molinaro

Terri Molinaro has extensive experience in a wide range of sophisticated real estate matters including commercial leasing, acquisitions and sales, road and utility easements, CC&Rs and owners associations, title insurance, brokerage agreements, and lease work out situations. Terri has represented private real estate investors, commercial, industrial and R&D landlords as well as public and private companies as tenants of commercial, industrial, R&D and retail space.

Terri has been involved in real estate projects throughout the State of California and in other states as well, including representing the purchaser of a $10,000,000 retail shopping center in Livermore, California (including assumption of the existing financing); seller of four commercial R&D buildings in Milpitas, California with an aggregate sales price of $26,900,000 (including the creation of a two unit condominium to legally separate connected buildings, calculation of complicated property tax allocations, and negotiation of lease-back agreements involving integrated security, HVAC, and other common utility systems); and assisting a client with a 1031 exchange involving the sale of a $15,000,000 property and purchase of two commercial replacement properties located in California and Virginia.

In addition to her real estate practice, Terri has experience in the financial services arena, representing trustees in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases. She also interned for the Honorable Lloyd King, Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California. Terri is a licensed real estate broker, and has been a certified public accountant.

Prior to the formation of LMA Law, LLP, Terri was with Silicon Valley Law Group; McNutt & Litteneker; and Rosenblum, Parish & Isaacs. Terri received a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley, and received her Juris Doctor from Hasting College of the Law in 1991.

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Myron L. Brody

Myron L. Brody, now retired from the practice of law, is the firm’s Director of Development. In that capacity, Myron uses his expertise in law firm management, business development, practice development, negotiations, and real estate to provide a wide variety of management, strategic analysis, business advice, client support, and other services to LMA Law and our clients.

Drawing on over 38 years of experience as a practicing attorney (including over 25 years of experience as the managing attorney at two different law firms), Myron is well-suited to direct all aspects of law firm development. Highly regarded throughout the legal community as one of the top “rainmakers” in his field, Myron has developed a wide network of business contacts, referral sources, practice resources, and other “tools of the trade.” In addition, utilizing his considerable business acumen developed through handling hundreds of deals, Myron provides advice to the attorneys at LMA Law in connection with the evaluation, structuring and negotiation of a wide range of real estate, joint venture, and other business transactions.

First in his class at Brooklyn Law School, Myron graduated summa cum laude and as valedictorian in 1974. He initially became involved in real estate transactions at a major New York law firm, Kramer, Levin, Nessen, Kamen & Frankel (1974-1979), where he developed his skills in commercial, industrial, and residential development projects on the East Coast. After moving to California in 1979, Myron was admitted to the California Bar in 1980 and practiced with Berliner Cohen (1980-1994), Rosenblum Parish & Isaacs (1994-2000), and Silicon Valley Law Group (2000-2012), after which time he retired from the practice of law.

During his legal career, Myron was involved in major real estate projects throughout California and in other states, including the 850,000 square foot Apple campus in Cupertino, a 150,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Santa Clara, the 800,000 square foot Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, the 500,000 square foot Cupertino City Center in Cupertino, the Gateway/101 Shopping Center in East Palo Alto, a 300,000 square foot R&D project in Campbell, the Paseo Nuevo Shopping Center in Santa Barbara, the Hilton and Westin Hotels in Santa Clara, the Bella Vista, Carlyle and Nantucket Apartments in Santa Clara, and numerous other retail, office, hotel, R&D and residential projects.

When not working for LMA Law, Myron enjoys cooking (he studied classical French cooking at a local restaurant), taking long walks along the beach with his dog, and traveling.

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