John C. Condas is a partner at the Orange County office of Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis, LLP, has broad experience obtaining and defending all types of land use and environmental permits. He has assisted numerous homebuilders, land developers and multi-family, industrial, retail and office developers in obtaining entitlements from federal, state, regional and local agencies. He has particular experience working with multiple species habitat plans, affordable housing regulations and the winding down of RDAs, and advises clients on the developing climate change and green building requirements they face.
John has led legal due diligence and entitlement teams for industrial, commercial, retail, multi-family and single-family residential projects in more than 170 jurisdictions. He has represented national, publicly traded and private home-building clients in acquiring more than 25,000 residential lots
Mr. Condas is on the Board of Directors of the Lusk Center at the University of Southern California. He taught in the University of Southern California Lusk Center in the Master’s Degree in Real Estate Development Program and the USC Summer Program in Real Estate Development and Finance. He taught Real Estate Transactions in the University of Southern California Law School. He also taught Advanced Real Estate Law in the M.B.A Program at USC. He is a former President of the University of Southern California Real Estate Alumni and Friends Group.
Mr. Condas earned an A.B. at the University of Chicago, a M.A. from the University of California Los Angeles in Urban Planning and a J.D. from the University of Southern California.