Practice Areas

Marc L. Charney practices in the area of real property transactions, land use and development, public agency and environmental law. Mr. Charney was admitted to the California State Bar in January of 1968.

He is a member of the California State Bar, the Real Estate Section of the State Bar, the Ventura County Bar Association, and the Real Estate Section of the Bar Association. He is admitted to the California and U.S. District Courts, Central District of California, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Charney represents agricultural, commercial, residential and industrial landowners and developers. He negotiates and documents a wide range of transactions, including purchases and sales, concurrent and delayed tax deferred exchanges, commercial, industrial, office and agricultural leases, and construction and permanent financing devices. Mr. Charney is active in the area of land use and environmental law regarding the development and subdivision of real property and represents clients before local, regional and state planning and permitting agencies.

As a member of Nordman Cormany Hair & Compton, he served as contract City Attorney and Redevelopment Agency Attorney to the City of Port Hueneme and the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Port Hueneme and as counsel to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Oxnard and the Redevelopment Agency of the City of San Buenaventura. He serves as special counsel to the City of Ventura for the review of common interest development documents.  Mr. Charney represents private parties with respect to the negotiation and performance of development agreements and mitigation agreements with cities and counties.

Mr. Charney is frequently consulted by public and private clients concerning California Environmental Quality Act issues, relating to real estate acquisition and development. He advises clients concerning the preparation of environmental audits and the remediation of contaminated sites in connection with real property transactions.