Zacks, Andrew M.

235 Montgomery St.Ste. 400San Francisco, CA 94104- 2921

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Updated: 12/10/2015

Overview

Andrew M. Zacks specializes in San Francisco real estate litigation, including landlord/tenant, residential rent control, neighbor disputes, purchase and sale disputes, non-disclosure matters, land use regulation, land use permitting, property rights, the Ellis Act and appeals/challenges to local ordinances and administrative decisions. Having practiced exclusively in this area for more than 20 years, Mr. Zacks is frequently retained to provide consulting services and expert testimony.

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Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Shareholder

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Land Use Regulation
  • Land Use Permitting
  • Property Rights
  • Landlord/Tenant Law
  • Appellate Law

Representative Cases

  • San Remo Hotel v. City and County of San Francisco, (2005) 545 U.S. 323
  • Drouet v. Superior Court, (2003) 31 Cal.4th 583
  • Tom v. City and County of San Francisco, (2004) 120 Cal.App.4th 674
  • Tenderloin Housing Clinic, Inc. v. Astoria Hotel, (2000) 83 Cal.App.4th 139
  • Reidy v. City and County of San Francisco, (2004) 123 Cal.App.4th 580, 587
  • Daro v. Superior Court, (2007) 151 Cal.App.4th 1079
  • Johnson v. City and County of San Francisco, (2006) 137 Cal.App.4th 7
  • Birkner v. Lam, (2007) 156 Cal.App.4th 275
  • Ching v. San Francisco Board of Permit Appeals (Harsch Investment Corp.), (1998) 60 Cal.App.4th 888
  • Delois v. Barrett Block Partners, (2009) 177 Cal.App.4th 940
  • Zanelli v. McGrath, (2008) 166 Cal.App.4th 615
  • Small Property Owners of San Francisco v. City and County of San Francisco, (2006) 141 Cal.App.4th 1388
  • DeLaura v. Beckett, (2006) 137 Cal.App.4th 542
  • Empress LLC v. City and County of San Francisco, (9th Cir. 2005) 419 F.3d 1052
  • Citizens for Better Streets v. Board of Sup’rs of City and County, (2004) 117 Cal.App.4th 1

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • San Francisco Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)

Honors

  • Martindale Hubbell: rated AV® Preeminent™
  • Northern California Super Lawyers®, 2013
  • Northern California Super Lawyers®, 2012
  • Northern California Super Lawyers®, 2011
  • Northern California Super Lawyers®, 2007
  • Northern California Super Lawyers®, 2006
  • Northern California Super Lawyers®, 2005
  • Northern California Super Lawyers®, 2004

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer/panelist, San Francisco Bar Association’s Annual Seminar on “Recent Developments and Hot Topics in San Francisco Landlord Tenant Law Practice”

Education

  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California, 1987
    J.D.
    Honors: Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award for Copyright Law, 1986
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, 1983
    B.S.

Office Information

Address

235 Montgomery St.Ste. 400San Francisco, CA 94104- 2921

Fax

  • 415-288-9755

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