Henry Casden's practice has been devoted primarily to complex business and real estate matters.  Mr. Casden has over forty years experience representing Fortune 500 companies, large Banks and Savings and Loan Associations, and private individuals.   

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2004-Present:   Henry C. Casden, Attorney At Law and Mediator, Palm Desert, CA

1999-2003:   Anderholt, Bonnheim & Casden, LLP, Indian Wells, CA

 1988-1999:   Casden Properties Inc. Beverly Hills, CA.  

President and Member of Board of Directors. Responsible for the day-to-day management and operations of real estate investment trust of $1.5 billion assets, including the management of approximately 800 employees nationwide.  

Other duties included crises management, employee and labor relations, property management, financial planning and analysis, governmental relations, investor relations and legal issues.  Assisted in the planning, negotiation and consummation of the first all cash roll-up in American business history of public and private real estate partnerships to form a billion-dollar real estate investment trust, including the negotiation and acquisition of the assets comprising the trust. Managed and coordinated professionals, investment bankers and staff. 

1982-1988:  Troy Casden Gould, Professional Corporation, Los Angeles, CA. Senior Managing Partner.  Partner in a law firm specializing in real estate development, finance, securities, tax and corporate matters.

Led firm from a small boutique law firm to over 50 lawyers and 125 employees, and to significant profit margins.

Counseled Fortune 500 companies as well as well-known investment banking houses such as Merrill Lynch, Bear Stearns, Shearson and major banking insitutions such as Chase Manhattan Bank, Union Bank, Security Pacific Bank, Glendale Federal Bank, Coast Savings Bank, Home Savings and other major financial institutions, Caesars World Inc. (Caesars Palace).

1978-1982:   Loeb & Loeb, Attorneys Los Angeles, CA

Partner in law firm specializing in real estate development and finance, tax and corporate matters.

1971-1978:   Fink & Casden, Attorneys Beverly Hills, CAPartner

Partner in law firm specializing in tax, corporation and real estate matters

Education:

Graduate of the Straus Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution

University of San Diego, School of Law San Diego, CA, Juris Doctor Degree with emphasis on tax matters Graduated in top 20% of class, 1970

University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, B.A., Political Science, 1966

 

henry@anderholtwhittaker.com

73-525 El Paseo Drive, Suite E2516

Palm Desert, Ca. 92260

Direct:    (760) 702-2666

Office:    (760) 674-0998

Fax:        (760) 674-0925

Professional Licenses: 

Member State Bar of California California Community Colleges 

Real Estate Broker

Instructor Credential in Law Valid for Life 1972

Licensed General Contractor