Metropolitan News-Enterprise


Friday, September 11, 2009


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Raines Law Group Names Three New Partners


By a MetNews Staff Writer


Beverly Hills business and real estate firm Raines Law Group LLP said yesterday that it has elevated three of its attorneys to partner.

Daniel Brozost, who joined the firm in 2007, has been named a partner along with Jennifer Tullius and Randal Ivor-Smith, who both joined Raines in 2008.

All three attorneys were admitted to the State Bar in 2002.

Brozost attended Cornell University and the University of Virginia School of Law, and was previously associated with Latham & Watkins LLP and Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP.

A transactional attorney whose practice focuses on commercial real estate, finance and corporate matters, Brozost represents clients in real estate matters including purchase and sale, financing and office and industrial leasing, as well as corporate formation matters, joint ventures and general business matters.

Tullius is a graduate of the University of Southern California and UC Berkeley Law School, and came to Raines from Tullius Law Group. She was previously with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in the firmís Los Angeles office, and Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis.

A litigation attorney also licensed to practice in South Carolina, Virginia and the District of Columbia, Tulliusí practice includes business and commercial litigation, bankruptcy and creditors rights, commercial and residential foreclosures and real estate lending.

She is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Urban Land Institute and the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Ivor-Smith similarly attended Boalt Hall after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin, and began his practice at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP in Silicon Valley. He joined Raines Law Group after leaving the Los Angeles office of Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP.

A litigation and transactional attorney with an emphasis on intellectual property, contracts, and real property, Ivor-Smith represents institutions, corporations and individuals in state and federal courts in both trial and appellate proceedings as well as all pretrial aspects of litigation including alternate dispute resolution and litigation prevention. He also focuses on intellectual property and real estate transactional work.


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