Yael Hartstein


Yael Hartstein specializes in real estate, business and construction law. She represents a variety of clients in the negotiation and documentation of complex real estate transactions, including acquisitions and sales, licensing and leasing of both commercial and residential property, and construction related matters.

Ms. Hartstein’s experience includes representation of restaurateurs entering into licensing, management, and consulting agreements on a worldwide basis, representation of a major dental management company in a regional leasing and acquisition program; the representation of a major entertainment studio in the construction and remodel of the multi-acre studio lot; and representation of a non-profit religious organization in a series of multi-million dollar dispositions of its headquarters facility. Ms. Hartstein represents property owners in every stage of the design and construction process, including commercial and residential construction projects.

Ms. Hartstein represents and advises doctors and medical industry professionals in a variety of real estate and business matters, including medical practice acquisitions, and the leasing and subleasing of medical suites. Ms. Hartstein authored “Subleasing: A Strategy to Reduce Overhead, Increase Profitability,” appearing in the Ocular Surgery News (April 1, 2003).

Ms. Hartstein attended the University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., summa cum laude, 1992); Phi Beta Kappa; and the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (J.D., 1995) where she was the recipient of the Florence Wilson Merit Scholarship, the American Jurisprudence Award for the Study of Property and was a member of UCLA Moot Court.