Larry ZemanOf Counsel – FitzGerald Yap Kreditor LLP

(949) 788-8900

Larry S. Zeman has extensive experience in representing real estate and construction clients as to their litigation and transactional needs. His background in representing developers, contractors and property managers has enabled him to serve clients with a high degree of success as to issues including construction and development disputes, insurance coverage “bad faith” litigation, real estate litigation, commercial and shopping center development, commercial and construction transactions, commercial and residential leasing disputes, title issues, and general business litigation.

Representative Clients:
Cousins Properties
Layton-Belling & Associates
Koll Real Estate
Marwit Capital
Dominion Construction
Keenan, Hopkins, Suder & Stowell

Representative Projects:

Bay Street Emeryville, Emeryville, CA;
La Mirada Towne Center, La Mirada, CA;
Grande Vista Business Center, Thousand Oaks, CA;
Mira Mesa Market Center, San Diego, CA;
various Home Depot, K-Mart stores;
Tennant Station Shopping Center, Morgan Hill, CA;
California Mart, Los Angeles, CA;
Bonaventure Hotel Retail Shops, Los Angeles, CA;
Belmont Learning Center, Los Angeles, CA.


Second Street Tower, San Francisco;
Bayview Condominiums, Newport Beach, CA;
La Mirada Townhomes, La Mirada, CA;
Hillview Glen Apartments, San Jose, CA;
Parkside Glen Apartments, San Jose, CA.

Bar Admissions
Illinois, 1975
California, 1976
U.S. District Court Central District of California
U.S. District Court Southern District of California
U.S. District Court Northern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1975 J.D., cum laude
Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology from 1974 through 1975
Miami University, Ohio, 1972 B.A., cum laude
Professional Associations and Memberships
Orange County Bar Association, Construction Law Section and Real Estate Law Section
Illinois State Bar Association
California State Bar Association, Real Property Section Member

Academic Contribution
Real Estate and Law Instructor, California State University, Long Beach 1978-1983.
California Construction Law Instructor, Lorman Education Services, 1999-2000
Author of “Mechanic’s Lien Abuse vs. The Lis Pendens Solution: a Property Owner’s Case for Mechanic’s Lien Reform and Practical Suggestions Until that Occurs” in the California Real Property Law Report, Vol. 16 No. 10 (Nov. 1993).