real estate Expert Witness
With more than 30 years of commercial real estate transactional experience, Mr. Campbell has been able to provide a breathe of experience as an expert witness to Clients in a variety of commercial real estate disputes. With most of Mr. Campbell's expert witness work occurring over the last few years, he has demonstrated his knowledge of the most current Customs and Practices, Standard of Care, and similar topics in the industry.
Mr. Campbell has spoken hundreds of times in front of various business and community groups, on and off camera, through his service as an elected official on the Rancho Palos Verdes, CA City Council.
Brian Campbell was retained by AAA Auto Club of Southern California's internal legal department to provide consultation and expert opinions regarding commercial real estate related leasing and litigation. Mr. Campbell prepared topics and questions to use at depositions, and offered expert opinions as to County Hill DB's duties and obligations with respect to the Landlord and AAA's Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CC&R) agreement. He analyzed Client's liability for the cost of property maintenance and repairs passed to Client from Landlord, and expert analysis pertaining to claimant's damages. He also opined regarding the general market status and related Customs and Practices of CA commercial property operating expenses in CC&R agreements.
Superior Court of CA | County of LA, East District | Case No. KC061520
Brian Campbell was retained by Reed Smith, LLP on behalf of Sears, Roebuck. He was ask to consult on the interpretations of various sale & leaseback transactions, and other cross-agreements between the two parties. Additionally, he offered an expert opinion on Sears' duties and obligations with respect to the sale, lease, and leaseback agreements. He offered expert analysis pertaining to the claimant's damages analysis, and to opine regarding the general market status and Customs and Practices of California commercial and industrial lease and sale agreements.
Superior Court of California | LA County, Central District | Case No. BC415725
Brian Campbell was retained by Reed Smith, LLP on behalf of Masco/BrassCraft. Mr. Campbell provided detailed lease analysis, and expert opinions on Customs and Practices in a lease transaction related to a five-party complex litigation involving the long term hazardous materials use and disposal around an industrial building in Southern California over a 40-year time period.
US District Court | Central District of CA, Eastern Division | Case No. EDCV08-0600
Mr. Campbell was retained by Sheppard Mullin, LLP on behalf of Sears Roebuck & Company. He consulted on the interpretation of the various sale, build-to-suite, leaseback, and other cross-agreements and disputes between the parties involved in this more than one million square foot Sears warehouse and shipping facility in Boyle Heights, CA. He offered expert opinions as to the duties and obligations of the landlord with respect to these various cross-agreements. He also offered expert opinions as to the damages Sears incurred as a result of the loss of this long term lease. He also opined regarding the general market status, valuations, and future development viability of the existing warehouse and shipping facility.
JAMS Arbitration | Judge William Masterson (Ret.) | No. 1220040924
Brian Campbell was retained by Legal Force, Inc. He testified at a JAMS trial on topics regarding duties and obligations of parties in a lease, Landlord duties of disclosure, Customs and Practices, and other disclosure obligations in the commercial real estate brokerage industry.
JAMS Arbitration | Silicon Genesis Corporation v. Legal Force, Inc. | San Jose, CA | Case No. 1110015698
Brian Campbell was retained by Timothy Duran, a Landlord, as an expert in industrial & office lease dispute in San Jose, CA. Mr. Campbell offered expert opinions as to the duties and obligations of Tenant (Corporate Sign Systems) with respect to the lease agreement. Mr. Campbell opined with regard to industry Customs and Practices, the general market status over several years, property valuations, and future rental viability of the building.
Timothy D. Duran v. Danny Moran, Corporate Sign Systems, Inc. | Santa Clara, CA | Case No. 112CV235522