Ken Nathanson


Attorney motto: tailors his services to the needs and resources of clients.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Attorney Ken Nathanson graduated from Whittier Law School in 1977 and was admitted to the California State Bar that same year.

Ken practices both transactional law and litigation with an emphasis in real estate and business.  He has an extensive knowledge and background in corporate, partnership, limited liability company formation, maintenance, real estate leasing, financing, acquisition, development and foreclosure.  He has authored appellate briefs resulting in published opinions and numerous others that generated unpublished opinions.

As a member of MCLE seminars, he has spoken on the need for due dilgence and environmental concerns in the acquisition of real property.  He sat as a pro team judge in small claims court located in the Stanley Mosk Courthouse.  Ken holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Claremont Men’s College (now Claremont McKenna College).


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Claremont Men’s College (now Claremont McKenna College), 1973

Juris Doctorate, Whittier College – School of Law, 1977


Ken practices both transactional law and litigation with an emphasis in real estate and business.  He is and has been since 1977 a general practitioner that focuses on business and real estate matters including, but limited to business formations and acquisitions, leasing of real and personal properties, contracts (construction, employment and consulting), revocable trust formation and a variety of litigation (construction matters, insurance claims, collections, foreclosures, breach of contract and personal torts).

Business Law

Also known as Commercial Law.  Business Law applies to the rights, relations and conduct of individuals and businesses engaging in commerce, merchandising, trade and sales of products and/or services.

Real Estate Law

Governs who may own and use land.  It is a branch of civil law that covers the right to possess, use and enjoy land and the permanent man-made structures attached to it, i.e. property.


Proceedings, typically called called a lawsuit, initiated between two opposing parties of an disagreement to enforce or defend a legal right.  It can either be settled before going to trial or heard by a judge or jury in a court house.


  • Distinguished Award (Peer rated for high professional achievement),, 2016


  • Appellate briefs, published and non-published opinions.


  • California State Bar (1977)
  • Appellate Courts of the State of California
  • Supreme Court of the State of California
  • USDC- Central and Southern Districts
  • 9th District Court of Appeal


Nathanson Hall, Lawyers
8383 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 655
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

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