Spencer Scheer is a principal of SLG. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts (B.A., cum laude, 1980), and earned his Juris Doctor Degree from Empire College of Law (1983). After clerking for Alan Jaroslovsky (Bankruptcy Judge, N Dist of CA), Mr. Scheer worked as Bankruptcy Administrator and In-House counsel for World Savings and Loan Association, a Fortune 500 Company. Mr. Scheer then went on to work for the AV rated Firm of Polk, Scheer & Prober from 1984-2002, becoming a shareholder and Managing Principal in 1993.
Mr. Scheer has received an AV (highest rating) from Martindale-Hubbell and received a designation as a Northern California “Super Lawyer” by the Thomson Reuters group. He is an effective and successful litigator and has handled over 200 jury and non-jury trials in State and Federal courts, focusing on creditor and real estate litigation matters. Mr. Scheer has a reputation as an attorney who provides superior client service and who gets things done. Mr. Scheer has a diverse legal background that allows him to represent and advise SLG lender, mortgage broker, business and investor clients on a wide variety of legal matters, including: consumer and commercial creditor bankruptcy litigation, real estate litigation, note and trust deed review and litigation, including lender foreclosure defense claims, TILA rescission claims, commercial and consumer lease review, general contract review and litigation, landlord tenant litigation, title insurance litigation, real estate transaction and lender and broker liability matters.
In 2005, Mr. Scheer spearheaded the cooperative efforts of a regional bank, title companies and TIC counsel, resulting in the release of the first known institutional retail Tenant in Common loan program in the State of California