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WALLACE, RICHARDSON, SONTAG & LE, LLP represents landlords, property management companies, lenders, employers and insurance companies throughout the State of California in real estate, business and employment litigation. 

Few law firms can match our experience with landlord-tenant issues. For more than 40 years, we have represented landlords and property management companies in all aspects of the ownership and management of real property. In doing so, we have built a reputation for providing superior legal representation and customer service. As many of our attorneys practice landlord-tenant law exclusively, we are able to provide our clients with an accumulated depth of experience and attention to detail that other law firms are unable to equal. Based on this expertise, many of the nation’s most prominent landlords, property management companies, and financial institutions rely on us for legal representation. Our attorneys have lectured extensively on landlord-tenant laws including compliance with rent control and just cause for eviction laws, fair housing laws, and affordable housing programs. 

We practice before all California state and federal courts, both at the trial level and appellate level. We also represent clients before state and federal administrative agencies. In addition to providing comprehensive litigation services, we assist clients through training and counseling, drafting documents, advising on changes of law, and resolving disputes through negotiated settlement, mediation, and arbitration.

This law firm is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell. To qualify as AV Preeminent®, a lawyer’s expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence must be rated at the highest level by lawyers and members of the judiciary. Law firms are given the rating of the highest rated individual attorney.

We are proud members of various trade organizations relating to our practice areas including The National Apartment Association (NAA), The California Apartment Association (CAA), and US REO Partners.

We serve the entire State of California including Orange County, Los Angeles, San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Alameda, San Francisco, and Sacramento.

What Our Clients Are Saying

“I want to take a moment to let you know that, even though our relationship with your firm has not been for a long period of time, I along with all of my staff that has dealt with your team from Astrid to Dess, Henry and Karen, yourself and others we have dealt with, it has been nothing short of awesome! Not only does your (along with your teams) knowledge seem to be much better than others we have worked with, but your service is incredibly great! There has been no other firm that has responded, and even bugged us, to get info back to them, responded so quickly to items, and followed up so well and thoroughly. It is very refreshing and even stress-load relieving for all of us to have that kind of team backing us up and we truly appreciate you. Thank you!”

- Director of a Property Management Company

“I have employed Wallace, Richardson, Sontag & Le, LLP for over twenty-five (25) years as my attorneys, both professionally and personally. As a result of their representation, I was able to avoid legal challenges for more than two decades. Wallace, Richardson, Sontag & Le, LLP have represented me in litigation on several different occasions and never lost a case. I would recommend Wallace, Richardson, Sontag & Le, LLP to my clients, family, and friends, as they are truly committed to customer satisfaction!”

- Real Estate Professional

Thanks Frank!

As you know, you are a hell of a litigator. While I have found that many attorneys talk a good game, it is rare to find one who can back it up with the solid performance you gave at multiple depositions, hearings and the trial. Your preparations were always complete and flawless. Working with you was one the most positive experiences I have had with an attorney in my career. Please thank your entire office since they too performed at an extraordinary level…Please stay in touch. While I hope never to need you in the future, have no hesitation I would in a heartbeat. And I’d happily refer my friends to you.

- Businessperson