Two lawyers with HechtSolberg have been designated among The Best Lawyers in America® for 2023 in a total of two practice areas. Paul E. Robinson was also named the Best Lawyers® 2023 Land Use and Zoning Law “Lawyer of the Year” in San Diego. Márcia H. Yafuso Loeffelholz was recognized as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ for 2023 in San Diego for Real Estate Law as well. The selections were made based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation involving thousands of leading lawyers throughout the United States.
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 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in San Diego for Land Use and Zoning Law in 2014, 2015, 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 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Real Estate Law for San Diego. 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 in America™ for 2021 and 2022 in San Diego for Real Estate Law.
Since it was first published in 1983, The Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers® lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. More than 116,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and Best Lawyers® has received more than 17 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world.
For the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, more than 12.2 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 71,000 leading lawyers honored in the new edition. “Lawyer of the Year” honors are awarded annually to only one lawyer per practice area in each region with extremely high overall feedback from their peers, making it an exceptional distinction.
Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers® is considered a singular honor.