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Paul W. Nash

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Paul W. Nash is a senior counsel in the San Francisco office and a member of the Real Estate group. Paul’s practice focuses on complex commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, disposition, management, financing, leasing, and development of office, industrial, biotech, retail and multifamily properties in California and throughout the United States. Paul's acquisition and disposition practice includes purchase, sale, 1031 exchange and joint venture transactions. He regularly advises clients on property management and construction management agreements. Paul's financing experience includes both borrower and lender representation in the origination and servicing of mortgage and mezzanine loans. Paul also has broad experience in representing landlords and tenants in the leasing of office, industrial, biotech, retail and multifamily premises.

Prior to joining Allen Matkins, Paul was a real estate associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto


  • San Francisco Bay Area NAIOP
  • NAIOP Young Professionals Group (Graduate from 2015-2016 Class), Alumni Board Member
  • State Bar of California, Real Property Section
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • BYU Management Society


  •  Selected for inclusion in Northern California Rising Stars by Super Lawyers (2018)
 Rated by Super Lawyers


Paul received his J.D. from S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah (with honors) in 2009, where he was Articles Editor of the Utah Law Review. He received his B.S. in business management (corporate finance) from Brigham Young University in 2006.

Bar Admissions

  • California