Jesshill Love is Of Counsel in Gray•Duffy’s Redwood City office and a member of the firm’s real estate practice group. His practice focuses on commercial and residential real estate, and includes extensive litigation and transactional experience.
Mr. Love’s wide-ranging transactional expertise includes real estate development, finance, lending, asset management, asset purchase and sales, and commercial leasing. He has formed hundreds of real estate partnerships and has an extensive background in real estate syndications, syndicating more than $300 million in structured real estate projects in the last decade. Mr. Love has also facilitated leasing transactions totaling more than one million square feet of commercial space. As lead counsel in hundreds of successful cases, Mr. Love has represented clients in matters involving real estate partnership resolutions and dissolutions, easements, fraud and various real estate related matters. He has served as counsel to syndicated and private equity funds, as well as developers in conjunction with real estate developments.
Mr. Love has been recognized on the list of Northern California Super Lawyers and received the distinguished AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, designated to an elite group of approximately 10 percent of all attorneys.
Prior to joining Gray•Duffy, Mr. Love was Chair of the Real Estate Practice Group for Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley and the firm’s Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Love has served as a real estate referee for San Mateo County Superior Court and is also an active real estate investor. Having purchased his first rental property at 19, he is now the CEO of three active real estate portfolios in California.
Mr. Love is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts. He obtained a B.A. from Connecticut College, an M.B.A. from Golden Gate University and J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law. Mr. Love is fluent in Spanish and literate in French.
Recognition and Awards
- Northern California Super Lawyers
- AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
- California State Bar
- U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts