Usman is the Founder and Managing Partner of Consensus Legal P.C. Usman takes pride in closing real estate transactions while developing long-term relationships of trust with his clients. He founded Consensus Legal with the goal of providing businesses with the highest level of expertise in California real estate transactions, and Consensus Legal consistently pursues this objective.
Usman’s real estate advice is informed by his background as a real estate investor and business owner, and he seeks practical solutions to issues presented in real estate transactions.
Usman’s practice focuses on industrial, office, retail, residential, and mixed-use properties, primarily in California. He has represented a wide array of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, REITs, local and regional businesses, and high net worth individuals.
He publishes the leading blog on the AIR CRE Contracts (not affiliated with AIR CRE). Usman frequently gives seminars to real estate professionals on the AIR CRE Contracts, including CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield, Colliers International, Lee & Associates, and NAI Capital.
Previously, Usman led the real estate practice at Jones Bell LLP, a 45 year old downtown Los Angeles law firm, where he was the earliest to achieve full equity partner in the firm’s history. He continues to serve as “Of Counsel” to the firm.
Usman graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley. He obtained his law degree from Pepperdine University, where he studied on full scholarship and graduated with honors. He was a member of the Law Review.