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Paul V. Obico

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Paul V. Obico is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Allen Matkins. Paul has a breadth of experience advising clients on partnership, corporate, and other tax matters. Paul is involved in structuring, negotiating, and documenting complex business transactions. He has counseled clients on a variety of tax matters, such as entity formation, debt and equity financings, and corporate and partnership restructurings. In addition, Paul regularly provides advice on the federal, state, and local tax implications of acquiring, owning, developing, and disposing of real property and real estate investments.

Paul also has extensive experience in planning, forming, and implementing real estate joint ventures, limited liability companies, and partnerships. He has represented equity investors, financial institutions, developers, and others with respect to a broad range of real property types, including undeveloped land, hotels and resorts, commercial office, retail projects, shopping centers, mixed-use projects, and residential development. Paul's joint venture expertise includes matters relating to asset acquisition, capital contributions, management, and governance, the transfer of interests, partner disputes, and debt and equity restructuring.


  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Filipino American Bar Association¬†¬†


Paul received his LL.M. (in taxation) from New York University School of Law in 1998, and his J.D. from Loyola Law School in 1996. Paul received his B.A. in psychology, from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1993.

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York