Brian D. Liddicoat was born and raised in Santa Cruz County, California. After attending college at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore (BA, 1992), he was admitted to UC Berkeley’s prestigious JD/MBA program, receiving a law degree from the Boalt Hall School of Law and an MBA from the Haas School of Business, both in 1996. Admitted to the California bar, he has been practicing law since then with a focus on corporate and real estate transactions and litigation. Brian's home and office are located in Corralitos, California, where he lives with his wife and two children.
Focus of Brian's Legal Practice
Business Litigation: Brian D. Liddicoat represents companies and individual shareholders and officers in a range of business litigation matters including trade secret and unlawful competition, employee disputes, shareholder litigation and contract disputes.
Corporate Transactions: Brian D. Liddicoat represents startups and established firms with corporate organization and reorganization, from creating new corporations and limited liability companies to stock option plans and series financing documents.
Real Estate Law: Brian D. Liddicoat represents buyers and sellers, lenders and borrowers, developers and owners in all types of real estate transactions, from financing to permitting and development. In mortgage law, Brian has extensive experience in applying California’s complex One Action Rule and Antideficiency Laws on behalf of both borrowers and lenders. In landlord/tenant law, Brian represents both landlords and tenants in commercial and residential lease drafting and enforcement, including unlawful detainer actions.