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Jonathan Kathrein counsels clients throughout the Bay Area in their real estate and land use matters. Mr. Kathrein supports clients in project entitlement, transactional matters, and due diligence. He regularly appears in front of Planning Commissions, Design Review Boards, City Councils, and Boards of Supervisors. He represents clients with commercial and multi-family projects, industrial projects, and single-family residential projects and transactions. He is also uniquely qualified in his experience handling railroad real estate and land use matters.

Professionally, Mr. Kathrein has been deeply involved in Bay Area real estate and politics. He began his career as the Executive Director of a youth leadership and mentorship program that brought UC Berkeley student-mentors into some of the most challenging school environments in the Bay Area. He also worked for a former Congressman for the region and helped with many political campaigns.

Mr. Kathrein is involved in his community and is active in many youth sports and non-profits. Outside the office, you can find Mr. Kathrein on one of the many trails in Marin County.


  • California


  • University of San Francisco – J.D.
  • University of California at Berkeley – B.A.


  • The Future of Drones is The Railroad, California Real Property Law Journal, Volume 36, Number 2 (Fall 2018, writing competition winner)
  • The Future of Drones is The Railroad, USF IP and Tech Law Journal (Spring 2017)
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