Harrison S. Robinson Of Counsel (510) 451-3300 hrobinson@donahue.com Download vCard

Harrison S. Robinson

Of Counsel (510) 451-3300 Download vCard
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Harrison S. Robinson is of counsel to Donahue Fitzgerald, specializing in real estate law, with an emphasis on major multi-site acquisitions, dispositions, site occupancy documentation and financing. Mr. Robinson affiliated with the firm in 1967. He represents diverse businesses, including large retailers, medium and small businesses, start-ups, investors and individuals in commercial real estate transactions throughout the United States.

He has extensive experience negotiating property acquisitions, dispositions and transfers; commercial and ground leases; sale/leasebacks; construction and development agreements and related financing. He also represents a number of real estate partnerships and other clients on general business matters.

Mr. Robinson has negotiated and drafted hundreds of commercial leases and subleases nationwide with values ranging from $12,000 to $15 million, covering up to 800,000 square feet. He has directed numerous transactions involving real estate acquisitions and dispositions throughout the United States.

From 1970 through 1988, Mr. Robinson supervised virtually all real estate matters for Lucky Stores, Inc., during a period of growth from 200 to 1800 stores located in a majority of the states. During that period, he also directed the real estate disposition of an 80-store department store chain and several hundred other retail stores. Other clients in the field have included Eagle Stores, Kash N Karry Food Stores and Kragen-Checker Auto Supply. During a leave of absence from the firm in the early ’90′s, he served as General Counsel to a developer of high-end golf clubs.

Over the past 40 years, he has participated in over $1 billion in real estate financing of all types, including straight mortgage, leveraged lease and sale leaseback financing, negotiating with major lenders throughout the country. He has also drafted, reviewed and amended all supporting loan documentation.

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Member, Real Estate Section, State Bar of California
  • Member, American Bar Association


  • Listed, "The Best Lawyers in the San Francisco Bay Area, Bay Area Lawyer Magazine, 2005
  • Awarded, AV® Preeminent™ (5.0 out of 5) peer-review rated, Martindale-Hubbell™