The Dangerous Developer

The Los Angeles Times profiles the controversial and litigious real estate developer Alan Casden.
August 9, 2004, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"A public records search by The Times found that Casden or his main development firm has been a plaintiff in almost 30 lawsuits against partners, contractors and law firms since 1985... But the building of his empire has come with a price: Even associates who say they get along with Casden often describe him in less-than-flattering terms — brazen, condescending, boorish. In seeking to remain anonymous, several said they feared legal reprisal, citing Casden's reputation as 'the most litigious guy in the city,' in the words of one attorney."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Sunday, August 8, 2004 in The Los Angeles Times
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