Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
George Soneff is a partner in the Los Angeles office. He has nearly 30 years' experience in complex litigation in state and federal courts, and administrative tribunals. He has an extensive background handling disputes related to all facets of real estate, including real estate development and valuation, land use restrictions and governmental regulation of property rights, eminent domain/inverse condemnation, ownership disputes, construction-related claims, water rights, and insurance. His clients have included major real estate developers, utilities, energy companies, banks, and individuals from a variety of industries.
Clients he has represented include Pacific Gas & Electric Co., The Regents of the University of California, Bank of the West, AMB Property Corp., Headlands Reserve LLC, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, International Technology Corporation, Lehman Brothers, Legacy Partners, Caruso Affiliated, KB Home, Syncon Homes, Hearthside Homes, Rhodes Homes, Regency Outdoor Advertising, Southern California Edison, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, California Water Service Co., Golden State Water Co., St. John's Hospital, Peabody Western Coal Company, and Northrop Grumman.
George frequently lectures on California Coastal Act litigation and a broad range of real property and insurance matters.