Louis J. Sarmiento, Jr.
140 Geary Street, 7th Floor San Francisco, CA 94108

  • Louis J. Sarmiento, Jr.
  • E-Mail: ljs@sfcounsel.com
  • Phone: (415) 433-1099
  • Fax: (415) 433-9434

Areas of Expertise:


  • HOA and Common Interest Development Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Corporate Representation
  • Condominium and Subdivision Law


  • Northwestern University, Pritzker School of Law (J.D. 2012)
  • San Francisco State University (B.S. 2008)

Louis is an Associate at Scherer Smith & Kenny LLP, where he advises homeowners associations and other mutual benefit corporations, businesses, and individuals on common interest development, real estate, corporate, and general business matters.  Louis advises homeowners association boards and officers on matters including governance, development, and enforcement.  Louis also counsels clients on general real estate transnational matters, including leasing, purchases, and sale.

Prior to joining Scherer Smith & Kenny LLP, Louis advised property owners and developers on land use and entitlement, as well as HOA formation, condominium creation, and subdivision law. Louis also has experience in the public sector, having held roles in the Cupertino City Attorney’s Office, Cupertino City Manager’s Office, San Francisco City Attorney’s Office – General Counsel Division and San Francisco Mayor’s Office.  Louis counseled elected and appointed officials, a city manager, department heads, and city staff.

Louis is a San Francisco native and enjoys training for triathlons and Muay Thai.