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Delmar L. Nehrenberg

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Delmar L. Nehrenberg is a partner in our Century City office. He is a national expert on complex commercial and residential development, construction, disposition, acquisition and leasing projects. At only 41 years of age, he has been the lead attorney on well over $10 billion of major development projects, is lead counsel on over $2.5 billion of construction projects annually and has drafted and negotiated numerous development leases of 250,000 square feet or more. Among recent honors, Delmar was named as one of the "Top 30 Real Estate Attorneys" by the Daily Journal in 2012, selected for inclusion as a Southern California Super Lawyer in 2012, a "Rising Star" in the Los Angeles Magazine Super Lawyer section for both 2007 and 2008 and is noted as the head of the Firm's construction practice in the Chambers and Partners rankings.

Delmar's experience includes representing a wide range of clients, including owners, developers, landlords, sellers, buyers, and other business enterprises in complex transactions relating to their business. Delmar gives seminars to builders, landlords, developers, brokers and other real estate professionals (and graduate students) on a variety of legal issues impacting their business activities, including lecturing for graduate programs at USC, UCLA and Loyola Marymount University. He has negotiated with all major design firms and contractors working in California. Delmar is the "go to" lawyer for many of the Firm's top clients including Boston Properties, Hines, Disney, Kilroy Realty, Blackstone, EOP, Beacon Capital Partners, Vintage Capital, Platinum Equity, Fox, Kamehameha Schools, Festival Companies, Lincoln Properties, Highridge Partners, et. al. on their real estate projects. In such regard, Delmar provides expert legal oversight of large real estate portfolios, negotiating and strategizing on our clients' largest and most complicated deals. He has gained extensive expertise in legal issues surrounding many cutting edge design and construction issues such as LEED certification, integrated project delivery systems and Building Information Modeling. 

Delmar is an avid surfer. He also enjoys mountain biking and hiking with his Rhodesian Ridgebacks or hanging out with his three young boys in his spare time.


  • Selected for inclusion in Southern California Super Lawyers (2013 - 2015)
  • Named one of California’s Top 30 Real Estate Lawyers by the Daily Journal (2012)
  • Named a Rising Star by Southern California Super Lawyers (2007, 2008)
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Delmar received a B.A. in psychology and a B.A. in economics at the University of California at San Diego, and obtained his law degree from UCLA School of Law, where he was a graduate of the Business/Law program in 1999.

Bar Admissions

  • California