Rabia P. Chaudhry

Rabia P. Chaudhry

Newport Beach, CA


An experienced attorney in the firm’s Orange County, California office, Rabia counsels her clients on the full range of real estate transactions. Investors, property owners, landlords, developers and lenders call on Rabia for guidance regarding acquisitions, dispositions, development, construction, financing, leasing and property tax matters. Clients also rely on Rabia for counsel when seeking to utilize real estate incentives such as those provided by historic tax credits and qualified opportunity funds.

Rabia is well-versed in analyzing, negotiating and drafting documents, including operating agreements, loan agreements, deeds of trust, purchase and sale agreements and lease agreements. She also prepares CC&Rs and other shopping center and planned community documents.

In addition to her focus on real estate matters, Rabia has an extensive background in corporate transactions, including dispositions, acquisitions, commercial contracts, entity formation, corporate structures and governance, buyouts and equity investments. She counsels clients throughout the entire business lifecycle, including resolving legal issues surrounding formation, financing, strategic partnerships, corporate governance, intellectual property protection, regulatory compliance and succession planning.

Rabia’s corporate clients span several industries, including manufacturing, retail, medical, dental, food and beverage, technology and entertainment. Her exposure to a broad range of matters enables clients to capitalize on her legal knowledge when negotiating contracts and structuring transactions with their overall, long-term objectives in mind.

While in law school, Rabia served as the managing editor of the UC Davis Business Law Journal and president of the Law Students Association.



University of California, Davis, School of Law
J.D., 2012
University of California, San Diego
B.A., 2008

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Professional Organizations

  • CREW Orange County (Commercial Real Estate Women of Orange County) 
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Riverside County Bar Association, Member and Secretary of the Barristers Board
  • Leo A. Deegan Inn of Court


Rabia’s community involvement is noteworthy. While in law school, she volunteered for the Asian Law Caucus’s legal clinics and successfully represented an indigent Vietnamese refugee in removal proceedings. Rabia also received the UC Davis School of Law Public Service Certificate in 2012 for her commitment to serving the community.

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