Harvest Real Estate Law

Harvest Partners Named in San Diego Super Lawyers 2024

Harvest LLP partners Fernando Landa and Jamie Altman Buggy were named in the 2024 edition of San Diego Super Lawyers.  This is Fernando's sixth consecutive year of recognition and Jamie's first following her prior selection to the publication's "Rising Stars" list.

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 includes no more than 2.5% of attorneys in each state.

A founding partner of Harvest, Fernando 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, he 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.

Jamie has broad experience in all types of real estate disputes, including breach of contract, fraud, insurance coverage, partnership disputes, and breach of fiduciary duty.  Her experience also includes serving both creditors and debtors in bankruptcy matters, guiding them through the complicated process to a favorable outcome. She specializes in commercial landlord-tenant disputes and oversees a high volume of landlord-tenant litigation.  She thrives when the situation at hand lacks precedent and requires creativity and an entrepreneurial attitude and is known for managing her litigation matters cost effectively but with exceptional results.  She currently serves as Vice President of the Veterans Research Alliance and is a member of the Board of Directors of Home Start.