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About Jeremiah Nelson

Jeremiah’s transactional practice focuses on representing corporate users of real estate in purchase and sale, leasing, construction, transactional due diligence, and ancillary real estate contract negotiations.

He has deep experience in the acquisition, disposition, leasing and construction of office, industrial, GMP facilities, R&D facilities (including wet and dry laboratories), and properties for the unique needs of clients in biotech, agtech, foodtech, electronics, robotics and autonomous vehicle development in California and throughout the United States. He has represented clients in numerous complex leasing and subleasing transactions and construction projects for millions of square feet of space, including multi-phased deliveries, sublease to direct lease roll overs, build-to-suit leases, and lease and sublease terminations and restructurings.

Jeremiah also has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating all types of ancillary agreements related to the transfer, use, construction, and ongoing operation and management of real property, including joint use agreements, transitional service agreements, easements, architect and construction agreements, listing agreements, and management agreements. He also uses his significant experience with corporate real estate to advise the firm's clients in due diligence investigations and negotiations ancillary to corporate mergers and acquisitions.

Recent work

  • Holcim on its $1.293 billion acquisition of Duro-Last.
  • Zynga on its $12.7 billion sale to Take-Two.
  • LinkedIn on its $26.2 billion sale to Microsoft.
  • BlackSky on its de-SPAC for $450 million.
  • Sonder on its de-SPAC for $310 million.
  • Inspirato on its de-SPAC for $260 million.
  • An autonomous vehicle company on its assimilation and restructuring of the US real estate portfolio of an autonomous vehicle research division acquired from a publicly listed vehicle services company.
  • The sale of an autonomous vehicle research division to a major auto manufacturer for over $500 million.
  • An electronics and battery manufacturing company on its lease of 230,000 square feet of R&D and manufacturing space in San Jose, CA.
  • A pharmaceutical manufacturing company on its leasing of over 300,000 square feet of office, R&D and manufacturing space in Seattle, WA and Boulder, CO.
  • An electric automobile manufacturer on its leasing of over 100,000 square feet of office and R&D space in San Jose, CA.
  • An agtech company in its leasing, subleasing, design and construction of over 500,000 square feet of office, R&D and production space across multiple locations in the United States.
  • A foodtech company in its leasing, design and construction of a prototype bioreactor and R&D facility for the development of alternative meat products.
  • A drone delivery company in its lease of R&D and test flight facilities.
  • A public medtech company in its lease of over 100,000 square feet in a phased conversion from office to laboratory space.
  • A public software company in its acquisition of property for development of an office campus in Santa Clara, CA.
  • A public fintech company in its leasing, subleasing and construction of its headquarters in Oakland, CA.
  • A medtech company in its leasing and construction of a device manufacturing facility in Costa Rica.
  • A public media company in the restructuring, reconstruction and ultimate surrender of 150,000 sq. ft. headquarters lease in San Francisco, CA.



  • Georgetown University, J.D., 2010
    • The Georgetown Law Journal
    • Barrister’s Council
  • University of California San Diego, B.A., Political Science and International Relations, 2006

Bar Admission

  • California