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Exceptional Real Estate Counsel

Navigating land use regulations, city politics, and community relationships is complex and fraught with pitfalls.  As a former Vice Chair of the San Jose Planning Commission, Ms. Griswold understands what it takes to get through the process and achieve your land use goals.


Unlike other real estate brokers, property managers or contractors, Griswold is also a licensed attorney with  more than 15 years of litigation and transactional experience.  Her clients have included Fortune 100 companies as well as small companies and individuals. 


Whether you are facing a major issue or you simply need some guidance, Ms. Griswold is here to advise, to help you minimize your risk and to navigate the law to achieve the best outcome.*

Services include:

  • Litigation

  • Land Use regulations and laws

  • Landlord - Tenant

  • Development Partnerships

  • Leasing

  • Opportunity Zone investing

  • Affordable Housing Incentives

  • Fair Housing

  • ADA Compliance

* All legal services are provided directly by Melanie Griswold, SBN 234917