Representative Clients

Building Strong Relationships

Whether you are a San Diego-based organization, a company doing business in the San Diego region, or an individual with complex estate planning issues, Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek has the experience and expertise to represent your interests. With over seven decades of counseling businesses and individuals, we deliver the highest-quality service to our clients, regardless of the complexity of the legal issue.

Our clients include large national and international firms, mid-size and small business enterprises, public and private-held companies, non-profits, families, and individuals. 

Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek‘s commitment to client focus and providing the best representation possible led us to organize into industry groups in addition to legal practice areas. These industry groups cut across practice areas and legal specialties, and reflect our firm’s long-held belief, borne out by experience, that the practice of law is centered on helping clients achieve the best possible outcomes.

We invite you to read about some of the successful relationships we have built and maintained with our clients.

San Diego Aviators

Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek is proud to represent the San Diego Aviators, our local World Team Tennis (WTT) franchise and act as a sponsor to the organization. The winning Aviators team plays on center court at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, with seating for 1,400 fans. The Aviators is one of eight teams across the U.S. in the WTT league.

In addition to offering exciting tennis matches featuring world renowned players, the Aviators also have programs for children and adults.

The Ambassador Program is built for high school and college students to learn about working with a professional tennis team. Participants help spread the word about the Aviators, sell tickets, and help on match days. The team also has opening for ball kids to help during the matches. Adults volunteers are always needed and very welcomed.

The Aviators 2020 season opens in July. If you are looking for a fun family activity, we encourage you to take in a match and root on the San Diego team.


Bartell Hotels

Bartlett Hotels’ Richard Bartell and SCMV’s Brian Seltzer

Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek has proudly represented San Diego hotel owner/operator Bartell Hotels since 1995.  Brian Seltzer, shown here with Bartell President and CEO Richard Bartell, leads the SCMV team providing real estate, corporate, land use, tax and estate planning services to the Bartell family. The family owned business, founded in 1967, owns and operates a number of iconic San Diego hotel properties, including Humphreys Half Moon Inn on Shelter Island, awarded "Favorite Staycation Location" in the San Diego Union Tribune's "Best of" Reader's Choice Poll for 2017.


Grossmont Center

SCMV's Matt Seltzer & Grossmont Center’s Nik Parrish

We were honored to represent regional shopping mall Grossmont Center in a transaction recognized by the San Diego Business Journal as one of the Top Real Estate Deals of 2015 – in fact, it was named the Most Innovative Deal of the Year.  In that deal, attorney Matt Seltzer represented Rainbow Investment Co., the owner of Grossmont Center and a neighboring medical office project and the company’s principals, long-time clients Stephen and Larry Cushman, in negotiating more than 100 leases over the course of nearly two years with such tenants as Target, Wal-Mart, Sports Authority, CVS, Reading Cinemas and Barnes & Noble.

Grossmont Center has served the San Diego community from its La Mesa location since 1961. With 100 distinctive stores, over 20 restaurants, 10 large movie screens and unique events throughout the year, the center continues to be a favorite destination for generations of San Diegans.


Torrey Pines Bank

Torrey Pines Bank executives (l-r):
Gary Cady, Francesca Castagnola, John Maguire

Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek has been honored to represent Torrey Pines Bank for 11 years. Founded in 2003, Torrey Pines Bank is focused on providing customers with direct access to local experts who can help advance their businesses and the local economy. The bank has 11 offices throughout San Diego, Los Angeles and the Bay Area. It is a recipient of the Peak Performance Award (National University School of Business), one of only 35 California banks recognized by the Findley Reports for achieving “Super Premier” performance and recently received a “Superior” ranking, the highest category and “simply the best by all measures” (IDC Management’s fourth quarter report of Bank Management Review). Executives attribute the bank’s success to its prudent banking practices, financial capacity, strong focus on customers and commitment to providing them with leading bankers who hail from the areas in which they serve.

“As a division of a $10 billion bank, Torrey Pines Bank has the capacity and flexibility to accommodate middle market businesses with the same high level of personalized service on which we have built our strong reputation,” said CEO Gary Cady. “Our service is our calling card, and we are committed to addressing the diverse needs of local organizations.”

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