Lawrence R. Sussman
Larry Sussman is Senior Counsel at the Sheppard • Uziel Law Firm, specializing in real estate, construction, contract, tort claims, and general landlord-tenant law. Mr. Sussman has tried bench trials and jury trials, handled civil appeals, San Francisco Rent Board petitions, and he has resolved numerous cases through arbitration and mediation.
Larry Sussman is a 1983 graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he was on the Moot Court Board and served as a Moot Court instructor, and has been actively practicing law in the Bay Area since 1983.
Mr. Sussman received his B.A. degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and he has a M.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Larry Sussman is an experienced litigator and has handled hundreds of real estate and construction contract and tort claims all over the Bay Area, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Sussman is highly respected by his clients, the courts, and his adversaries for his knowledge, experience, negotiating skills, and congenial style of dispute resolution. Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Mr. Sussman the status of AV Preeminent, indicating the highest possible rating by his peers in both legal ability and ethical standards.
Mr. Sussman represents clients in a broad range of real estate related matters, including both litigation and transactions, including real property purchases/sales, leases, partition of co-ownership interests, easement, boundary line and title disputes, landslides, real estate fraud and non-disclosure of material facts in transactions, landlord-tenant disputes, construction defects (representing homeowners, homeowner associations, and contractors) and a variety of breach of contract disputes. Larry was formerly a licensed real estate broker, and often represents parties in “For Sale by Owner” real estate transactions.
Mr. Sussman is a member of the Real Property Sections of the Bar Association of San Francisco and the State Bar of California, and formerly served as vice-chair of the Real Property section of the Bar Association of San Francisco.