Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli welcomes real estate attorney Weston B. Rockers as principal in the firm’s San Francisco office. Rockers joins the firm’s national Real Estate Practice, having a deep background in commercial real estate.
Rockers focuses his real estate practice on acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, project and development finance and commercial leasing. He brings over a decade of real estate legal experience to Polsinelli, having significant experience representing institutional debt and equity funds, developers and lenders across multiple real estate product types throughout the United States.
“Weston is a strong real estate attorney who brings practical and relevant experience to his clients, while sharing our commitment to providing superior client service,” said Polsinelli Real Estate Division Chair Eric G. Greenfield. “In addition to his strong real estate work, Weston also brings a significant amount of experience in joint ventures which will add great value to our clients. We’re glad to continue our strategic national growth initiative with the addition of Weston to our real estate team.”
Rockers works with REITs, developers, real estate and private equity funds, lenders, landlords and tenants. He joins a deep bench of attorneys who provide the practical solutions clients value, as well as vast experience in areas including transactions, financing structures and land use entitlements. Polsinelli’s real estate team has deep experience from acquisition and financing through development and leasing.
“I am excited to further my legal career at Polsinelli, one of the country’s most respected and reputable real estate firms,” said Rockers. “The firm’s roots in the real estate industry run deep, and I am eager to collaborate with some of the best real estate attorneys in the country on the Polsinelli team while continuing to grow the West Coast practice.”
For the past six years, Rockers has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers (2016-2021), and this year was named to the Best Lawyers “One to Watch” list. He is a former recipient of the Sacramento Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” list, and a 2016-2017 “Top Lawyer” by Sacramento Magazine. He is also the recipient of the 2016 Morningstar Award from the Real Property Law section of the State Bar of California, a yearly award recognizing outstanding up-and-coming real estate attorneys in the State of California.
Rockers earned a Bachelor of Science from The University of Kansas before obtaining an M.B.A. and J.D. from the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University and Pepperdine University School of Law, respectively.
Polsinelli’s growing Real Estate Practice has added six new construction-focused shareholders and counsel this year. Rockers is the first new San Francisco-based attorney for 2021.
Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with 900 attorneys in 21 offices nationwide. Recognized by legal research firm BTI Consulting as one of the top firms for excellent client service and client relationships, the firm’s attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, middle-market corporate, labor and employment and business litigation. Polsinelli PC, Polsinelli LLP in California.