Erin Kansy is a real estate attorney in Holland & Knight's Los Angeles office, and a member of the firm's Real Estate Practice Group. Ms. Kansy's practice focuses on commercial real estate, including the representation of private and institutional investors in connection with the acquisition, sale, development and financing of a variety of asset classes, including office buildings, mixed-use projects, data-centers, medical buildings, hotels, multifamily and residential developments, industrial parks and retail centers.

Ms. Kansy represents investors at all levels of the capital structure, including mortgage, mezzanine and construction financing.

In addition, Ms. Kansy has extensive experience with commercial real estate leasing representing landlords and tenants in all types of space, including office, retail and restaurant, industrial and warehouse.

Ms. Kansy also has experience with contract-related matters in the entertainment industry for music, film and television, including the drafting and negotiation of management agreements, agency agreements and sales representation agreements.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Kansy worked for a boutique real estate law firm in Beverly Hills, California, and for a global law firm in its Rochester, New York, and Los Angeles offices where she was a part of the Commercial Real Estate Group.

Ms. Kansy's recent representative matters include:

  • assisted Verizon with the $1 billion sale of its campus in Sunnyvale, California, to Google LLC
  • represented a real estate development company in the sale of the former Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, California
  • assisted a real estate development company in connection with the more than $27.6 million acquisition of a ground lease interest for a 500-unit apartment complex on the 16 acres in Camarillo, California
  • represented a subsidiary of a multinational investment bank and financial services company in connection with the more than $68.3 million acquisition of a four-story office building located within two blocks of the San Francisco Bay and its $54.9 million financing
  • represented a subsidiary of San Francisco-based real estate investment trust in connection with a $750 million purchase of membership interests
  • represented a subsidiary of a real estate investment trust in connection with the $110.2 million purchase of property located in Fremont, California, which also included the landlord interest in a lease with an American electric vehicle company
  • represented a medical facility, a subsidiary of a development and construction company, in connection with the $2.178 million sale of vacant land located in Bakersfield, California


  • University of Akron School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
  • University of Akron, B.A., Communication, magna cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • California
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), Real Property Section
  • NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Southern California Chapter
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Los Angeles Real Estate Law Ones to Watch, 2022
  • Ernest Karam Award for Academic Excellence
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award