Steven M. Siemens

Woodland Hills Office



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  • University of California, Hastings School of Law (JD, 1982)
  • Stanford University (BA, 1976)

Steven Siemens is of counsel at Russ August & Kabat, where he practices in the corporate and finance department, with a focus on real estate matters.

Mr. Siemens has extensive experience representing landowners, developers and lenders in connection with the purchase and sale, financing (including debt restructuring), construction, leasing and development of commercial, retail and residential properties.

Mr. Siemens’ practice also includes land use, entitlement and administrative law in the area of real property.

Mr. Siemens has represented clients such as Ahmanson Commercial Development Corp., Urban Pacific, Sovereign/Ring Management, Inc., Tribune California Properties, Inc., The Robert M. Bass Realty Group, Foothill Thrift and Loan, Michigan National Bank, The State of Ohio, PCS Development, Inc. and numerous individual property owners.

While at Hastings Law School, Mr. Siemens was a member of the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly. He began his legal career as an associate at Manatt, Phelps, Rothenberg & Tunney, and eventually founded his own firm, Kelly, McAuliffe, Siemens & Ryan (1985-1991), prior to joining Russ August & Kabat.

Mr. Siemens is a member of the Beverly Hills, Century City, Los Angeles County and California State Bar Associations, Business and Real Property Sections. He is involved in a number of community and political activities.