Harvest Real Estate Law

Harvest Attorneys Landa and Sweat Honored in Super Lawyers 2023

LOS ANGELES (June 7, 2023)

Harvest LLP partner Fernando Landa and senior counsel Stephanie Sweat were recognized by Super Lawyers for 2023.  Landa was named to the 2023 San Diego Super Lawyers for the fifth consecutive year, and Sweat was selected to the "Rising Stars" list for Super Lawyers Southern California for the first time.

Since 1991, Super Lawyers has recognized the top attorneys across the country from a variety of practice areas and firm sizes using a patented multiphase selection process that includes nominations, independent research and peer input. The lawyers selected include those with many years of experience as well as the Rising Stars of the profession who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been in practice for 10 years or less. Only 5% of attorneys in each state are selected to Super Lawyers, and the Rising Stars list – which recognizes candidates 40 years old or younger – includes no more than 2.5% of attorneys in each state.

A founding partner of Harvest, Landa represents public real estate investment trusts, private equity funds, institutional investors and entrepreneurial developers in a variety of commercial real estate transactions. He has broad expertise working on large deals across the country and spanning the asset spectrum, including office, industrial, life science, hospitality, retail and mixed-use assets. In addition, Landa possesses a unique expertise in distressed real estate workouts and the sale of commercial real estate assets through the judicial process. He has served the community for years, including on the boards of the San Diego chapter of NAIOP, the California Receivers Forum, the Building Industry Association of San Diego Political Action Committee, and the BuildSD Political Action Committee.

Sweat has gained a stellar track record in the industry by completing deals efficiently and effectively without compromising her clients' business objectives. In representing a range of entities – from investors to landlords to developers – she has accrued a wealth of experience in negotiating and closing commercial real estate deals, including leases, acquisitions, joint ventures, dispositions and mezzanine and mortgage loans. She is an active member of the Urban Land Institute in Los Angeles.

Harvest LLP is a premier commercial real estate firm practicing across the United States. Experts in their field, Harvest attorneys are grounded in experience, vision, integrity, authenticity and determination. The firm is a team of attorneys and legal professionals who are also business advocates, helping clients solve problems, maximize negotiation leverage, build momentum, grow relationships and bring deals to a successful close. Harvest's practice areas cover the commercial real estate spectrum, and include purchase and sale, commercial leasing, construction and development, finance and joint venture work, land use, litigation and dispute resolution, workouts, and hotel and property management.  Learn more at www.harvestllp.com.

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Kate Anderson
Harvest LLP