Christopher Waud’s expertise lies in real estate development, representing builder clients of all sizes who construct standard and common interest subdivisions of varying structures (whether commercial, residential, or mixed-use) and drafting the governing and corporate documents necessary to establish the homeowners’ associations that govern such subdivisions. Christopher leverages the depth of his real estate development knowledge and his strong working relationships with California Bureau of Real Estate (BRE) personnel in order to successfully assist his builder clients in obtaining public reports from the BRE. Christopher also has extensive experience in easement and boundary issues, landlord-tenant law, title and escrow issues, and Fannie Mae/FHA/VA financing.
Christopher received dual B.A. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley in 1994, where he double-majored in Spanish Language and Literature and Latin American Studies. He received his Juris Doctor degree in 1999 from the University of California at Davis School of Law. Christopher has been a member of the State Bar of California since 2002, and is also admitted to practice before the United States Federal Court, Northern District of California and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.