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As a former in-house general counsel and partner/of counsel with major law firms, I provide expert legal advice and sound business judgment in corporate, intellectual property and real estate matters affecting companies and their management.


Practice areas


  1. Intellectual Property: 25%
    16 years
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 25%
    36 years
  3. Commercial: 25%
    36 years
  4. Real Estate: 25%
    36 years



Hourly ($175-325/hour)

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  • Baback Kouretchian

    Archie is the kind of attorney that elevates the legal profession, as a whole, and makes all attorneys look better. He is kind, friendly, and very easy to talk to. He takes pride in his work, and sticks to what he knows best-- business and real estate law. His clients speak very highly of him, as can be evidenced by the many great reviews on various other legal sites. I strongly endorse him.


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Contact info

Wright Law Offices

P.O. Box 458
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, 92067-0458


DCInactive 200305/25/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
"AV" RatingMartindale-Hubbell1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyWright Law Offices1999 - Present
Real Estate Legal CounselMd7 LLC2011 - 2013
Of CounselGlaser, Weil & McKenna Long2006 - 2008
PartnerWeil Wright & Allen Matkins1987 - 1998
VP, General Counsel & Corporate SecretaryTrizec-Hahn Corporation1982 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)Member2007 - Present
International Council of Shopping CentersMember1982 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Main & Von Karman Associates v. County of Orange (1994) 23 Cal.App. 337Taxpayer client prevailed
McMillin-BCED/Miramar Ranch North v. County of San Diego (1995) 31 Cal.App.4th 545County prevailed in reassessing property
Peabody Coal Company v. Navajo Nation, 373 F.3d 945 (9th Cir. 2004)Client's petition to enforce arbitration denied
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Publication nameTitleDate
Cornell Law ReviewAwarding Attorney and Expert Witness Fees in Environmental Litigation1973
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Duke UniversityEnglishA.B.1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
International Council of Shopping CentersPublic Use of Shopping Center Common Areas1999