Shawn M. Kent

Shareholder


Experience

Shawn is a Shareholder in the firm’s Real Estate and Corporate groups.

In his real estate practice, Shawn regularly represents lenders, developers, investors, landlords and tenants in the development, finance, purchase, leasing and sale of real property. His primary focus is representing project developers and investors, from the formation of the development entity and acquisition of property, to financing and construction of the project, as well as any resulting sale or leasing needs. Shawn also represents lenders and borrowers in all types of real estate related loan transactions, including acquisition and development, construction, environmental remediation and permanent financing.

Shawn has significant expertise in developing solar projects. He represents solar project developers, contractors, investors and owners as they purchase, develop, construct and operate projects. This work regularly involves the financing and sale of solar power projects and related project entities.

Shawn’s corporate and business practice includes working with companies of all sizes, from new business start-ups and family businesses to publicly traded companies. He represents companies in company formations, sales and acquisitions, financings, and a broad array of other business transactions.

Prior to practicing law, Shawn was active in state politics and worked in the California State Legislature. He also served as Executive Director of the California Health Facilities Financing Authority. He enjoys hiking, shooting, fishing, dogs, food, wine, and festive gatherings.

State Bar of California Business Law and Real Property Sections
Member

Sacramento County Bar Association, Business Law and Real Property Sections
Member

Association of Commercial Real Estate
Member

Meritas, Sacramento
Member

Awards

The Best Lawyers in America ®, 2018-2021, Sacramento, Real Estate Law

Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers List, 2015-2020 –Real Estate, Business & Corporate

Northern California Super Lawyer, 2009-2020

Sacramento Business Journal’s Best of the Bar, 2016-2019

J.D., McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, 1998

Order of the Coif

Traynor Honor Society

B.A., cum laude, Georgetown University, 1991

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