April / 12 / 2022
Karavas Kiely Schloss & Whitman LLP announce the addition of Seth Garrett as Partner
Karavas Kiely Schloss & Whitman LLP is excited to announce that Seth Garrett has joined the firm as a Partner. Seth is a seasoned practitioner in real estate transactions and adds to the Firm’s growing number of Allen Matkins alumni.
Seth primarily represents institutional investors, lenders, tech companies, high net worth individuals, and developers of all sizes in leasing (with an emphasis on retail, industrial and office leasing for both landlords and tenants), acquisition and disposition, and financing of all real estate asset classes. John D. Karavas, the Firm’s managing partner, said “We are thrilled to have Seth join the firm. Seth’s transactional real estate expertise greatly strengthens our Firm’s core strength. Seth has reunited with Todd Whitman and Jacqueline McGregor from their Allen Matkins’ days and Seth has been an instant fit with the Firm’s entrepreneurial culture. Seth’s business development prowess will also help fuel the Firm’s growth.
Seth’s addition is yet another big moment for Karavas Kiely Schloss & Whitman LLP.” Added Seth: “Reuniting with Todd and Jacqueline is very exciting on both a personal and professional level. It’s a perfect fit that will allow me to leverage the Firm’s entrepreneurial platform and reasonable rates to expand existing client relationships and bring in new clients. I also look forward to being an integral part of the Firm’s growth plans and development of its Associates.”
Seth received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Arizona and his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law. Prior to law school, Seth was a commercial real estate broker at CBRE in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to joining Karavas Kiely Schloss & Whitman LLP, Seth was a Partner at Allen Matkins where he was selected to the Super Lawyers list of Rising Stars in 2022 – 2023 as well as named to San Diego Business Journal’s Top 100 Leaders in Law in 2022.
Karavas Kiely Schloss & Whitman LLP is a boutique (but growing!) real estate focused law firm founded on March 1, 2020, comprised of talented attorneys with big firm experience serving sophisticated clients of all sizes at reasonable rates.
Karavas Kiely Schloss & Whitman LLP is excited to announce that Jeffrey McDonald has joined the firm as a partner. Jeff is a seasoned practitioner in real estate and corporate transactions.
Jeff primarily represents institutional investors, lenders, tech companies, high net worth individuals, developers of all sizes and public agencies in development, leasing, acquisition and disposition, joint ventures and financing of all real estate asset classes. He also regularly advises on land use, regulatory and environmental matters.