Bill Durgin

Durgin Otterson Bruzzone LLP

San Francisco Office:
388 Market Street, Suite 1300
San Francisco, CA 94111

Walnut Creek Office:
1660 Olympic Boulevard, Suite 210
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Phone: (415) 234-3006 (San Francisco)
              (925) 322-6132 (Walnut Creek)

William A. Durgin

Bill Durgin’s practice spans over 25 years and focuses principally on representing clients in real estate related matters. Using his prior experience as general counsel and corporate officer with closely held companies, Bill also advises clients on general business matters and transactions.

Bill’s extensive transactional experience includes the acquisition, disposition, leasing, financing and management of real estate assets. He has broad based experience in advising owners and investors in all asset classes, including Class A office, industrial and retail uses. His expertise also includes advising corporate clients as their outside real estate advisor on all matters concerning the efficient use and management of space, including leasing, subleasing, estoppel and subordination review. Bill’s advises clients, individuals and families in connection with other more specialized real estate matters, including tax deferred exchanges, tenancy in common agreements and family partnerships.

Prior to co-founding Durgin Otterson Bruzzone, Bill served as the general counsel and COO of the family office of one of the Bay Area’s most well-known technology billionaires advising on all matters concerning the management of the family’s numerous employees, contractors and real estate holdings.

A licensed real estate broker, previously Bill was president and general counsel with a regional brokerage firm specializing in representing large national companies in connection with the expansion of their national real estate portfolios and in advising on management issues relating to their assets.

Following law school, Bill was a partner at Crosby, Heafey, Roach & May, which later merged with Reed Smith to become one of the world’s largest law firms.

Mr. Durgin is an honors graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law and College of the Holy Cross.