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J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, 1987

B.B.A., University of Notre Dame, with high honors, 1982

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California


State Bar of California, Real Property Law & Tax Law Jurisdictions

NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Sacramento Chapter

Sacramento Chapter of Lambda Alpha International, an Honorary Society for Advancement of Land Economics

Certified Public Accountant—California (inactive)

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services, and Catholic Charities of Sacramento, Board of Directors,1998—present

Northern California Super Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2014

David L. Krotine

Contact information:
T: 916.558.6097
F: 916.441.1611

Practice Areas

Dave practices in the firm’s Real Estate and Corporate groups. Dave has over twenty-two years experience representing publicly-and-privately-owned commercial lenders, developers and investors. Dave’s practice includes entity formation for public and private owners investors, such as partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations; real estate and corporate asset-based financings, workouts and restructurings, purchase and sale of businesses and real estate; and leasing.

Dave was selected for inclusion in Northern California Super Lawyers for 2004, 2005, 2012, 2013, and 2014.

Representative Matters

Represents a privately owned developer of office parks and retail centers in connection with the acquisition, sale, financing and leasing of substantial projects in Roseville, Rocklin, Folsom and Rancho Cordova.

Represents the Sacramento Kings in connection with financing secured by Arco Arena and short term and intermediate term loans arranged by an NBA-sponsored credit facility.

Represented CalPERS in connection with the acquisition and development of its headquarters expansion on Q Street in Sacramento and other real estate investments, partnerships and financings.

Represented CalSTRS in connection with the acquisition and development of its new headquarters building in West Sacramento.

Negotiated a construction loan and take out commitment obtained by the developer of a 25-story office tower in Sacramento and handles leasing and property management issues for this and other projects owned by the developer.

Represented recycling company that financed the acquisition and rehabilitation of a recycling facility with the proceeds of bonds issued by the California Pollution Control Financing Authority, in addition to a letter of credit, term loan and working capital credit facilities provided by a commercial bank.

Represents institutional lenders and borrowers in a variety of commercial lending transactions such as construction loans, permanent loans, letter of credit issuances and loans secured by inventory, receivables and other personal and real property. Also represents lenders in loan workouts, restructurings and enforcement actions.


  • Author, “Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: The New Model for Real Estate Advisors and Public Pension Funds," The NAPPA Report, February 1998 ( Volume 12, No. 1).
  • Co-author, “Trends in Public Pension Investments in Real Estate,” The NAPPA Report, February 2000 (Volume 14, No. 1).