Angela L. Castro
Attorney Angela Castro
About Angela L. Castro

Angela Castro focuses her practice on commercial acquisitions and dispositions, commercial leasing, asset management, and real estate financing and helps clients solve complex problems with practical solutions.

EXPERIENCE

  • Representing a REIT in the disposition of a multi-state portfolio of retail shopping centers located throughout the United States to multiple purchasers
  • Representing a private real estate company and its portfolio companies in the acquisition of office buildings in California and with the commercial leasing of more than 1.5 million square feet of commercial space in Silicon Valley in the life science, bio-tech, medical device and clean technology sectors
  • Representing a commercial real estate lender in foreclosure, asset management and disposition of approximately 240 acre multi-use development project in California, including negotiating complex agreements with local and state governmental agencies
  • Representing a healthcare company in leasing of medical facilities throughout the United States
  • Representing a technology company and several of its subsidiary companies in real estate matters including acquisitions, leases, subleases, licenses and master service agreements with real estate service providers
  • Representing a private real estate company and its portfolio companies with mortgage financing, asset management for office and industrial properties, and formation of equity joint ventures
  • Representing several residential real estate development joint ventures in acquisition, re-sale and distribution among joint venture partners of land in large master planned residential and mixed use development projects in Contra Costa County, Marin County, Santa Clara County, and Los Angeles County
  • Representing an institutional property owner in the sale of multiple parcels in an industrial development project (total sales for the project were approximately US$29 million)
  • Representing a manufacturing company in the sale of multiple industrial buildings
  • Representing numerous clients in negotiation of office, R&D and warehouse leases
  • Representing an institutional landlord in negotiating multiple warehouse leases and lease assignments
  • Representing numerous clients in subletting office, R&D and warehouse sites
  • Counseling a shopping center owner on retail leases for its shopping center
  • Representation of a developer/borrower in preparing enforceability and authority opinion letters in connection with loans in excess of US$57 million
  • Assisting in multiple corporate M&A transactions on the disposition of real estate assets
  • Advising a national technology firm on land use issues involving the City of San Jose
  • Advising property owners and homeowners’ associations on land use and zoning issues in Santa Clara County and San Mateo County, California

Admissions

  • California
  • Wyoming

Clerk Experience

  • Judicial Law Clerk to Chief Justice Larry L. Lehman, Supreme Court of Wyoming (1998-1999)

Education

  • J.D., University of Wyoming
    Comment Editor, University of Wyoming Law Review (formerly Land and Water Law Review); Board of Advocates/Moot Court Board, Vice President; Outstanding Third Year Student Award, University of Wyoming, College of Law
  • B.A., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Memberships

  • Palo Alto Area Bar Association, Committee on Women in the Law
  • Organization of Commercial Real Estate Women, Silicon Valley Chapter
  • California Bar Association and Wyoming Bar Association