Mr. Fairbrook's clients include real estate developers, national home builders, property owners, shopping center owners and building owners. Mr. Fairbrook is a veteran litigator who has tried numerous jury trials and bench trials. He routinely deals with matters involving partnership disputes and issues concerning corporate governance. During the course of his 30-year career, Mr. Fairbrook has negotiated a variety of leasing disputes representing landlords and tenants. Significant successes for his clients include the defense of the owner of 320 acres of undeveloped property in West Sacramento from a claim of breach of contract and specific performance. John’s client triumphed with the defense of a shopping center owner from a claim of breach of contract and specific performance. He successfully obtained a judgment in excess of $2.5 million on behalf of a tenant against the shopping center owner for this breach of an exclusive use provision in a ground lease.
Mr. Fairbrook is admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Eastern and Northern Districts of California and the District Court of Arizona; the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; and the United States Supreme Court.