Neil Popowitz, Esq
About The Firm
699 Hampshire Road, Suite 215
Westlake Village, CA 91361
RELAW, APC is a boutique law firm that has been serving California real estate professionals in real estate law matters since 2015. We aim to provide practical legal solutions for professionals, businesses, institutions, and individuals with real estate needs. The real estate attorneys and staff at RELAW, APC provide comprehensive services for your transactional, litigative, and regulatory real estate needs. Real estate professionals, such as escrow professionals, title companies, real estate developers, lending institutions, real estate professionals, owners of real property, and real estate brokers, are the core of our business. Our primary focus is in the areas of escrow and title, subdivision, estate, and probate as well as real estate disputes. Former escrow officer and current licensed real estate broker, principal owner and attorney Jennifer Felten, Esq. offers real world, industry insights into all real estate law matters that cross her path. This expertise expands to the RELAW, APC team, who serve their clients with a unique and individualized approach, believing that frequent communication and updates are essential.
About Neil M. Popowitz
Neil M. Popowitz is an accomplished, entrepreneurial, results-oriented Attorney/MBA with 30 plus years of experience in real property, zoning, land use, contracting and negotiation, litigation, law and motion, writs and appellate practice, human resources and employment, as well as furnishing strategic business and legal counsel while working directly with senior management and international clientele, with a proven track record as a large company and start-up General Counsel.
An articulate, persuasive and seasoned advisor to business executives and government officials, Neil is a strategic and analytical problem solver who focuses on the ‘big’ picture to ascertain strategic business direction, while formulating risk mitigation strategies that protect the client’s finances and assets. Neil’s business practice focuses on delivering strategic business and legal counsel; negotiating creative solutions for complex business agreements with Fortune 500 companies and government agencies; and providing leadership in risk management and litigation minimization.
Neil’s complex real estate, land use and zoning practice includes everything from commercial and retail leasing to developing growth management and green land development codes; drafting oil and gas ordinances to limit and mitigate hydraulic fracturing impacts upon local communities; and representing both government agencies and landowners in 5th Amendment takings claims. Neil is a founding director of Clean Technology Council, whose nonprofit mission is to foster an environment of learning, mentoring, expert support and collaborative resourcing for businesses and entrepreneurs to develop and market clean energy and technology innovations locally and globally.
Neil received his A.B. from the University of California at Berkeley; his J.D. from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles; and his M.B.A. from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. Mr. Popowitz is admitted to practice law in California, the Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, the Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, all U.S. District Courts in California and before the Court of Federal Claims.