Brian L. Bloom


Brian L. Bloom is a partner in Frandzel’s transactional group.

Mr. Bloom represents community, regional and national banks, special servicers, CMBS lenders, and other financial institutions in a wide variety of transactional matters, including real estate transactions and finance, C&I transactions, commercial loan documentation and other secured and unsecured transactions.

As a former litigator, Mr. Bloom brings a unique perspective to transactions in an effort to anticipate and stave off disputes in connection with financing of acquisition, construction, development and refinance of raw land, office buildings, retail centers, mixed-use developments, multifamily properties, hotels, industrial buildings, and healthcare and nursing facilities.

Mr. Bloom focuses his practice on complex financial transactions and has successfully closed a range of such matters, including:

  • Real estate secured transactions
  • Asset-based lines of credit
  • C&I loans
  • ESOP financing
  • Purchase and sale agreements

As an integral component of the firm’s transactional practice, Mr. Bloom also advises, structures, negotiates, and documents loan restructurings, distressed debt workouts, and other business disputes with the goal of maximizing collections and avoiding costly litigation for his clients.

Mr. Bloom also represents court-appointed receivers, private parties and lenders in the sale of REO and other property.

Before joining the firm’s transactional practice, Mr. Bloom was a member of the firm’s litigation department, where he handled a wide arrange of collection matters as well as receiverships, writs of attachment and other prejudgment remedies. Mr. Bloom’s work also involved post-judgment work, including ORAP’s and abstracts of judgements. Furthermore, Mr. Bloom has defended against mechanic’s liens, stop notices and other matters involving construction projects.

Mr. Bloom’s transaction and litigation experience provides him with a broad-based and comprehensive wealth of knowledge and expertise to advise his clients.


Secured Transactions & Commercial Loan Documentation

Real Estate Finance & Transactions

Financial Services

Creditors Rights


Santa Clara University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2004

University of California, San Diego, B.A., Political Science; Minor, Chemistry, 2000


State Bar of California, 2004

US District Court, Central District of California

US District Court, Northern District of California

US District Court, Southern District of California

US District Court, Eastern District of California


Orange County Bar Association

California Lawyers Association, Real Property Law Section, Real Estate Financing Committee

California Lawyers Association, Business Law Section, Financial Institutions Committee

California Bankers Association


Brian has presented to banks on various subject matters, including construction loans, guaranties, title insurance, creditor rights and lender liability.


Quarterly Prophets, “Changes in State’s Mechanic’s Lien and Stop Notice Laws”


Represented a community bank in a $60 million transaction to redevelop the harbor in Dana Point, California.

Represented agricultural lenders in connection with a work out of over $115 million in loans, which included new real estate collateral and personal property collateral consisting of horses and aircraft.

Represented a special servicer in a workout involving a $150 million note secured by a shopping center consisting of over 1 million square feet in Concord, California.

Represented an institutional bank in a $30 million refinance loan in connection with a famed institution in West Hollywood, California.

Represented a regional bank in a $35 million ESOP financing transaction.

Represented a community bank in a $14 million construction finance transaction of a 57-unit apartment complex, in Los Angeles, California, which involved a mezzanine financing component.

Represented an institutional lender in a $34 million construction finance transaction to reposition a multi-office building in Thousand Oaks, California.

Represented a community bank in transactions totaling $29 million for refinancing and providing capital for investment needs involving a 154,000 square foot shopping center with multiple credit tenants in San Dimas, California.

Represented a regional bank in a $60 million asset-based line of credit transaction.

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