Three lawyers with HechtSolberg have been designated among the Best Lawyers in America© for 2022 in a total of four practice areas. Márcia H. Yafuso Loeffelholz was also recognized as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch© for 2022 in San Diego for Real Estate Law. The selections were made based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation involving thousands of leading lawyers throughout the United States.
The Best Lawyers© designees are David W. Bagley II, honored for Real Estate Law, Paul E. Robinson, honored for Land Use and Zoning Law and Real Estate Law, and Darryl O. Solberg, honored for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Corporate Law and Real Estate Law.
Solberg joined HechtSolberg in 1973, concentrating on both general business and real estate transactions, including business planning and entity structuring and formation, operation and termination of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies. His practice also includes real property purchases and sales contracts, representation of closely held businesses and publicly traded companies involved in all aspects of real estate and numerous non-profit organizations. Solberg was also recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in San Diego for Real Estate Law in 2020.
Robinson joined HechtSolberg in 1980. His practice focuses on land use, environmental and governmental law. He has extensive experience in negotiating with and appearing before all public agencies with land use jurisdiction in the San Diego County region. Robinson was also recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in San Diego for Land Use and Zoning Law in 2014, 2016, and 2019.
Bagley, who joined HechtSolberg in 1985, has been recognized in the prestigious Best Lawyers in America© every year since 2006. In 2015, he was honored as the San Diego “Lawyer of the Year” in Real Estate Law. He represents both borrowers and secured lenders in the area of real estate finance and advises clients in the areas of commercial leasing, real property acquisition and development, joint ventures, residential development and sales.
Yafuso Loeffelholz joined HechtSolberg in 2018. She specializes in real estate and business transaction matters, with a focus on acquisitions, development and dispositions, financing transactions, commercial leasing, entity formation and corporate governance and purchase and sale of business entities and assets. She was also recognized as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch© for 2021 in San Diego for Real Estate Law.
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers© has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers© lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 108,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and Best Lawyers© has received over 13 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world.
For the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 9.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 67,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers© is considered a singular honor.