Matt Fogt, a partner in the Orange County office at Allen Matkins, is a multidimensional dealmaker. He combines land use, real estate, environmental, natural resource, and energy law knowledge with business acumen, negotiation skills, and rigor to address California real estate development projects from all angles. He works to get the best terms and provisions in land use entitlements and real estate transactions while managing client investment and project constraints, and takes the necessary steps to ensure his clients’ developments can proceed in a timely manner, following acquisition. Matt advises clients on a broad range of issues including the California Environmental Quality Act, state and federal resource permits, subdivision mapping, public finance, affordable housing, environmental restrictions, impact fee disputes, utility service, eminent domain, construction and consultant agreement, conservation easements, and development agreements, to name a few. He also regularly advises several clients regarding prevailing wage issues and complex CC&Rs and easements. Matt is skilled at public hearings and working with government agencies to obtain necessary approvals for his clients' projects.