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Christine Tennison

Christine Tennison
Attorney

(t) 619.238.4851

Ms. Tennison has focused her practice on commercial real estate including ground leasing and acquisitions for a national restaurant chain franchisor, representation of investors in acquisitions and sales of commercial, industrial and multi-family properties, acquisitions for an assisted living facility operator and developer from due diligence activities through closings on improved and unimproved land and leasing on behalf of owners and tenants in commercial and industrial properties.  Prior to practicing at a large law firm in San Diego, she worked in the Los Angeles regional real estate department of a national railroad handling leasing, property management and  sales of corporate properties (including sales of rail lines for passenger transit) and worked closely with outside counsel in resolution of litigation matters involving environmental and contract matters. Early in her career, Ms. Tennison worked on construction defect litigation and business matters on behalf of homeowners’ associations.  She received her Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine University.  Ms. Tennison’s has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Kentucky and is an Honors Program graduate.

  • Representation of a national restaurant chain franchisor in ground leasing and acquisitions for over eleven years (including negotiations, documentation, due diligence review, escrow closings, drafting easements and reciprocal covenants with adjoining property owners)
  • Representation of assisted living facility operator in acquisitions in seven western states and Canada for from due diligence review, review and analysis of title, survey and other documents through escrow closings and negotiation and draft easements with adjoining property owners
  • Representation of landlords and tenants in commercial, office and industrial leases
  • Representation of investor in acquisitions and dispositions of industrial warehouses
  • Representation of private REIT in drafting leases of office and industrial properties
  • Represented property owner in negotiations and sale of residential property and 44 acre nursery property to City of Encinitas
  • Representation of restaurant franchisee in acquisition of properties in new shopping centers
  • Juris Doctor Degree from Pepperdine University, 1982
  • Bachelor of Arts, History, Honors Program Graduate, University of Kentucky, 1979