Gerson Law Firm APC Resolves Orange County Shopping Center Disabled Persons Act Litigation

GERSON LAW FIRM APC has successfully resolved civil rights and disabled persons litigation involving a 165,000 square foot shopping center in Orange County, CA.

The ground lessor of the shopping center was sued on access issues in two lawsuits each alleging various allegations of the visually impaired under the California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act and the California Disabled Persons Act. GERSON LAW FIRM represented the ground lessee who had an obligation to indemnify and defend the ground lessor. Resolution of the litigation also precluded future claims against the 31 tenants of the shopping center for barriers to the visually impaired.

“GERSON LAW FIRM has a long history of representing landlords and tenants in ADA and related litigation,” said managing principal Gordon L. Gerson. “Real estate litigation is within the realm of our practice being for all matters – transaction or litigation – that are real estate or real estate finance related.”


GERSON LAW FIRM APC represents clients on all matters real estate and business related, both transactional and litigation. GERSON LAW FIRM APC is nationally recognized for its representation of some of the nation's largest lenders on loan closings, special servicing, and enforcement proceedings throughout the United States. GERSON LAW FIRM APC practice includes representing lenders closing loans under Fannie Mae's DUS Lending Program and Freddie Mac's Program Plus for multifamily investments. GERSON LAW FIRM APC represents major national banks, life insurance companies, and private funds in all matters lending related, including originations and loss mitigation strategies, for hotels, office buildings, shopping centers, multifamily and construction.