Mr. Tetrault focuses his practice on representing sellers, buyers, financial institutions, borrowers, developers, landlords and tenants in the structuring, negotiation, and documentation of transactional matters involving matters that include:

  • Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions and Dispositions;
  • 1031 Exchanges;
  • Development, Financing and Leasing; and
  • Formation of Real Estate Investment Entities.

Mr. Tetrault represents individuals, corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships in transactional business and tax-related matters involving general business counseling, entity choice and formation, mergers and acquisitions, dissolutions, reorganizations, and restructurings.  He also has represented creditors and debtors in creditors’ rights and insolvency-related matters, including workouts and bankruptcy cases under Chapters 11 and 7.

Previously, Mr. Tetrault was an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University School of Law where he taught Appellate Advocacy, an advanced legal writing course.  Mr. Tetrault also prepared and presented Ground Leases: A Drafting Perspective at LSI’s quarterly conference in Yosemite in February 2016.

Representative Experience

  • Currently represents and advises national tenant in leasing matters throughout California;
  • Represented seller in contentious sale of property to one of the largest privately-held companies in the United States;
  • Represented developer in financing, acquisition, and development of condominium project;
  • Represented buyer in acquisition and financing of office building;
  • Advised sellers on IRC Section 1031 matters, including structuring “swap and drop” and “drop and swap” transactions;.
  • Advised technology corporation in tax-free split-off reorganization;
  • Advised car dealership ownership group in corporate restructuring transactions