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O’Melveny Welcomes Leading Real Estate Dealmaker Peter J. Breckheimer

July 26, 2022


LOS ANGELES—July 26, 2022—O’Melveny announced today that prominent real estate attorney Peter J. Breckheimer has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office as a partner in the Project Development & Real Estate Practice Group.

Breckheimer comes to O’Melveny from Glaser Weil, where he advised owners, developers, and investors on acquiring and developing major commercial real estate assets. 

A fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Breckheimer represents private equity REITs, institutional investors, and pension fund managers in complex regional and national real estate transactions. He has extensive experience leading public-private partnerships and municipal development projects, and also counsels clients on commercial transactions, and secured financings. Among his notable projects, Breckheimer represented Orange County, California in its US$340 million redevelopment of the retail, hotel, and marine components of Dana Point Harbor.

With his proficiency in handling complex commercial real estate transactions, Breckheimer bolsters the depth and breadth of O’Melveny’s renowned national real estate practice and also expands the firm’s capabilities for hotel, hospitality, and REIT clients.

“Peter is a welcome addition to O’Melveny. He arrives at a time when client demand for sophisticated real estate counsel has never been higher. His experience handling complex commercial real estate transactions will be an immediate asset,” said O’Melveny Chair Bradley J. Butwin.

“I’m delighted to join O’Melveny and have this opportunity to work with a stellar team of attorneys,” Breckheimer said. “I look forward to helping deliver best-in-class solutions to clients in a dynamic real estate market.”

Breckheimer earned his B.A. from the University of Southern California and his J.D. from the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law. 

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Brandon Jacobsen
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
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