Highrise Networks | Ellen Wolf

Wolf Wallenstein & Abrams, PC

11400 W. Olympic Blvd.

Suite 700

Los Angeles Ca. 90064 

 

d. (310) 460-3528

 

ewolf@wolfgroupla.com

https://www.wolfwallenstein.com/

HIGHRISE GROUP:

West Los Angeles II

Ellen Wolf

Founder

 

Ellen Kaufman Wolf is the founder of Wolf Wallenstein & Abrams., a business and real estate law boutique.  Ms. Wolf’s practice has emphasized real estate matters for more than thirty years, since leaving Gibson Dunn & Crutcher as a young lawyer.  Ms. Wolf has represented companies large and small, and their executives, in a wide variety of matters, including representation of syndicators, developers, property management companies, and real estate entrepreneurs, including negotiation and drafting of term sheets, letters of intent, purchase and sale agreements, joint venture, partnership and shareholder agreements, private placements, opinion letters, 1031 exchange, commercial and residential leasing, employment, landlord/tenant and other issues involving operation of residential multi-family and commercial properties.

 

 

Ms. Wolf has also managed litigation and dispute resolution in real estate disputes including purchase and sale, specific performance, partnership and co-ownership issues, property boundaries, noise and nuisance, title, foreclosure and deficiency litigation, homeowner association and CC&R issues, earth movement (landslide), diminution in value, breach of leases and other landlord/tenant matters including retaliatory eviction and rent control issues.

 

Ms. Wolf is the current Chair of the Los Angeles County Bar (LACBA) Remedies Section Executive Committee and a frequent article writer and speaker, recently presenting a well-received LACBA program entitled “Negotiation and Ethics 101 (Truth or Consequences): Tips, Techniques and Ethics for Lawyers”. Frequently speaking and writing on recent developments regarding legal rights and remedies, Ms. Wolf is also the current updates editor for a leading Matthew Bender Practice Guide in California law, published on Lexis Nexis.

 

Ms. Wolf received her law degree from Stanford Law School, following her undergraduate degree at UCLA in fine arts magna cum laude. Since 1997, Ms. Wolf has been rated AV® Preeminent™ by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell.  (Rated by Judges and fellow attorneys as having the highest possible legal abilities and ethical standards. The rating is awarded to less than five percent of all attorneys across the United States, and is the highest rating given by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.) Since 2009, Ms. Wolf has been named a California Super Lawyer by Southern California Super Lawyers, as one of the top attorneys in the state. (Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.) Ms. Wolf has been named in Preeminent Women Lawyers from 2011 – 2015. Ms. Wolf is a member of numerous business groups as well as the LACBA Real Estate Section and Financial Lawyers Conference.

 

Admitted To Practice

All California State Courts; United States District Court, Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts; and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

 

Attorney Rating

  • Rated AV® Preeminent™ by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell.  The designation signifies that Ms. Wolf has been rated by Judges and fellow attorneys as having the highest possible legal abilities and ethical standards. The rating is awarded to less than five percent of all attorneys across the United States, and is the highest rating given by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

  • Named by Southern California Super Lawyers as one of the top attorneys in the state for 2009, 2010 and 2011. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.

 

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association

       Sections: Real Estate, Law Practice Management

  • Chair, Provisional Remedies Executive Committee

  • Financial Attorneys Conference

  • Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum

  • California Bankruptcy Forum

  • American Business Trial Attorneys Association

  • Womens Professional Organization

  • Vistage

 

Civic Activities

  • Board Member, Malibu Community Center (1993-1998), Vice President (1996-1998);

  • Board Member, Malibu Jewish Center (1996 – present), President Elect (2006-2007), President (2008- present).

Education

  • Stanford University School of Law, J.D, 1983.

  • University of California at Los Angeles, B.A.(Fine Arts), 1979, Magna Cum Laude.

 

Articles

  • "The Post-Judgment Debtor Examination: Details, Details, Details (Plus Secret Liens)", The Practical Lawyer, June 2008.

 

  • Lorman Education Services Program Moderator - “Judgment Enforcement”, Santa Monica (July 2011)

 

  • C.E.B. Co-Presenter “Mazirow on Tactics, Techniques and Strategies in Negotiating Real Property Transactions” San Francisco (March  2012)

 

  • “Don’t Be Caught Dead – Creditor’s Claims Die Within One Year After Debtor Dies – Or Do They? Do Recent Cases Leave Room for New Practical Suggestions?” – LACBA Remedies Section Newsletter, May 2012

 

 

         (The Answer is Not So Simple)”  (August 2012)

 

  • C.E.B. Presenter “Negotiating 101” – Tips and Tactics for Lawyers, Santa Monica (September 2012)

 

 

  • LACBA Remedies Section Presenter “ NEGOTIATING AND ETHICS 101 , TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES”, Los Angeles (June 2014)

 

  • “Discounts for Timely Payments: Unenforceable ‘Penalties’?”, Los Angeles Daily Journal (September 18, 2014)

 

  • Strauss Institute 6-Day Course Certificate, Mediating the Litigated Case,  Pepperdine University (November 2014)

 

  • Speaker, Collecting from the Dead, October 2014 (combined Trust & Estates/Remedies Section Program of the Los Angeles County Bar)

 

  • Speaker, Recent Developments in Remedies Law, Cardozo Society,  (March 2015)

 

  • Updates Author and Editor, Matthew Bender Practice Guide. California Debt Collection and Enforcement of Judgments (July 2015 - Present)

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