Scott R. Heil

Scott R. Heil is a corporate and transactional attorney in Varner & Brandt's Riverside office. With over 20 years of legal and business experience he focuses his law practice on corporate, business and real estate transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, commercial contracts, entity formation, regulatory compliance and real estate development.

After graduating from the University of Southern California in 1986 with a degree in finance, he worked in the banking industry for two years before returning to school and earning both his M.B.A., from the University of California at Berkeley, and his law degree, from Hastings College of the Law, in 1992. Scott's extensive business background experience in both the private and public sectors along with a strong litigation background gives him a unique and valuable perspective on transactions and business matters enabling him to offer real-world solutions to complex legal problems.

Representative matters include:

  • Real property purchase and sale agreements
  • Drafting and reviewing commercial, residential, and telecommunications site leases
  • Drafting, interpreting, and litigating easement documents
  • Developer agreements
  • Real estate litigation
  • Eminent domain and inverse condemnation
  • Judicial and non-judicial foreclosures
  • Stop notices and mechanics liens
  • Drafting construction specifications
  • Construction disputes
  • Unlawful detainers
  • Incorporations and limited liability company formations
  • Corporate matters
  • Preferred stock issuances
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Sales of businesses
  • Public agency board representation
  • Drafting ordinances and resolutions
  • Analyses of pending legislation
  • Professional services agreements
  • Vendor contracts
  • Software licenses

A lifelong resident of Riverside, Scott is active in the local community serving and supporting local groups and organizations.

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Honors & Awards

  • Member, David E. Snodgrass Moot Court Competition, Hastings College of Law
  • Recipient, Outstanding Oral Argument Award, Hastings College of Law

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, JD, 1992
  • University of California, Berkeley, MBA, 1992
  • University of Southern California, BS, Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance, 1986

Admissions

  • The State Bar of California
  • United States District Court, (Northern District of California)
  • United States District Court, (Central District of California)
  • United States District Court, (Southern District of California)
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Tax Court
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Riverside County Bar Association
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