Bob Horvat is a graduate of the University of Maryland, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, and the University of Oregon School of Law, where he was Articles Editor of the Oregon Law Review. Bob also studied German Legal Studies at Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet in Heidelberg, Germany. Bob is admitted to practice in both Oregon and Washington, and is a member of the American, Oregon, and Washington Bar Associations.
His experience, which includes 12 years as an associate and partner at one of the largest law firms in the country, spans more than 26 years in the transactional real estate and business sectors. Bob’s real estate expertise includes multi-million dollar commercial and residential transactions involving apartments, condominiums, industrial properties, hotels, marinas, offices, residential subdivisions, retail properties, restaurants, mixed-use properties, and raw land. Bob’s business transactions have involved the formation, purchase, operation, sale, merger, conversion and liquidation of businesses, including limited liability companies, corporations, general partnerships, and limited partnerships. Bob also has extensive knowledge of financing transactions and has been the lead counsel for national and regional lenders and borrowers in real property and asset secured financing transactions.
In addition to having an active practice, Bob has written and lectured on a number of topics dealing with his areas of expertise. Bob is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Bob is married and has one daughter. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf, traveling, and attending University of Oregon football games.
Primary Areas of Practice
- Commercial Real Estate Transactions: Acquisitions, Sales, Conveyancing, Construction, Development, Condominium Formations, Condominium Conversions, Condominium Associations, CC&Rs, Easements, Joint Ventures, Homeowner Associations, Land Sale Contracts, Letters of Intent/Term Sheets, Licenses, Management Agreements, Options, Parking Agreements, Planned Use Developments, Powers of Attorney, Reciprocal Easement and Operating Agreements, Retail Store Closures, Rights of First Refusal, Survey Review, Title Review, Requests for Proposals, Tax Credit Syndications, Tenancies-in-Common, Venture Capital Transactions, Office Leasing, Retail Leasing, Industrial Leasing, Ground Leasing, Sale- Leasebacks, Lease Modifications, Lease Terminations, Lease-Options, and National Leasing System Development.
- Commercial Real Estate Financing Transactions: Real Estate-Secured Loans, Asset-Secured Loans, Bridge Loans, Construction Loans, Revolving Loans, Subordinate Loans, Leasehold Financing, Intercreditor Agreements, Legal Opinion Letters, Letters of Credit, Loan Modifications/Restructurings, and Loan Participations/Syndications.
- Business Transactions: Business Formations, Business Conversions, Business Mergers, Business Planning, Business Acquisitions, Business Sales (Stock and Asset), Business Financing; Confidentiality Agreements, Consulting Agreements, Indemnification Agreements, Non-Compete Agreements, Purchase Orders, and Minutes and Resolutions.