Thursday, August 1, 2013
Los Angeles (July 29, 2013) – Kenneth Kecskes '96 (JD), a real estate and land use partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, has been named by the Los Angeles Business Journal as “Angelenos to Know in Real Estate Law” in its 2013 “Who’s Who in LA Law” supplement.
The publication compiles this annual list of top attorneys in real estate law who provide legal services in the Los Angeles area. The selected attorneys are profiled in a special supplement that features information about their practices and relevant successes.
Kecskes focuses his practice on real estate, land development and equity investment transactions. He counsels clients on acquisition, disposition, construction, entitlement, leasing, joint venture, entity formation and financing matters. Kecskes also guides clients through the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) process and negotiates development agreements.
Kecskes has worked on projects involving tens of thousands of residential units and millions of square feet of commercial space. He has assisted the developers of mixed-use planned communities along the full life cycle of their development, from initial acquisition, land use entitlement, and construction to the sale of lands to merchant home builders and retail and commercial developers. Kecskes is also a member of the Urban Land Institute’s national products council, the Community Development Council.
Kecskes received his BA from the University of California Los Angeles and his JD from the University of San Diego School of Law.
About the University of San Diego School of Law
Recognized for the excellence of its faculty, curriculum and clinical programs, the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law enrolls approximately 900 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest and taxation.
USD School of Law is one of the 81 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 23rd worldwide in all-time faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, nonprofit, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.