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Lisa Maxwell

Deputy City Attorney / Advisory Division

Lisa Maxwell is a Deputy City Attorney in the Real Estate Unit of the City Attorney's Advisory Division.

Ms. Maxwell has many  years of experience in real estate law including, common interest law, development, construction, finance, purchase and sale and leasing. From 2007 to the present she was a partner at the SSL Law Firm in San Francisco, where she represented a variety of clients in common interest development and real estate transactional and leasing matters, including negotiation and drafting of real estate and land sharing agreements.

Ms. Maxwell also served as Vice President-California Regional Corporate Counsel for the building company Meritage Homes in Concord from 2003 to 2007. In that role she served as legal counsel in areas of real estate, corporate, commercial and employment law, and ran the legal department for the region including California and Nevada. Lisa also worked at Hearthstone, a real estate investment management firm in San Francisco, as Vice President-Associate General Counsel from 1996 to 2003.

Ms. Maxwell graduated from Santa Clara University Law School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from James Madison University in Virginia.


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