Mr. Olsan leads the firm’s real estate and business law practice groups. He practices in the areas of real estate transactions, business and non-profit entity formation and governance, purchase and sale of businesses, and other business contracts and transactions, as well as construction transactions, commercial property leasing, mortgage and finance law, and land use law.
After being admitted to the State Bar of California in 1991, Mr. Olsan began practice as a litigation attorney in Southern California.
In 1993, Mr. Olsan joined the office of Anderson, Zeigler, Disharoon, Gallagher and Gray in Santa Rosa, where he practiced civil litigation, and counseled clients in real estate and business matters.
He became a partner there in 1998. Mr. Olsan has been a partner at Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller and Moskowitz LLP since 2008.
Mr. Olsan has negotiated and documented many significant real estate and business transactions, including purchases, sales, leasing and construction of wineries, shopping centers, office buildings, vineyards, ranches, development and subdivision land, estate homes, and conservation and other easements.
He also practices in the area of for-profit and non-profit business entity formation and governance, business purchases, sales, mergers, and acquisitions, property owners association law, construction law, land use, zoning and planning.
Mr. Olsan completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California at Berkeley (1987), and received his Juris Doctor from McGeorge School of Law (1991). He served as the Executive Director of the California Advisory Commission on Cost Control in State Government (1986-1988).
Mr. Olsan was a writer for the Pacific Law Journal’s Legislation Staff (1989-1990) and served on the Journal’s Board of Editors (1990-1991). He is a member of the California State Bar (Real Property and Business Law Sections), and the Sonoma County Bar Association.
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