Experience at Work
With over twenty years in the legal field, Andy has extensive real estate, outside general counsel and corporate law experience. He provides practical and highly effective legal guidance to help clients grow and protect their real estate portfolios and businesses.
As a real estate attorney, Andy’s practice focuses on buying, selling, exchanging, leasing, financing and managing commercial, retail, industrial and multi-family properties. He helps clients select and organize the most effective entities for ownership of properties and other real estate matters. Andy has significant experience handling purchases, sales and exchanges of retail shopping centers, stand-alone retail properties, office buildings, warehouses, manufactured home communities and multi-family properties. In addition, he handles a wide variety of leasing matters for retail, office, general commercial, restaurant and warehouse spaces.
As a business and corporate attorney, Andy acts as an advisor to closely held-businesses where he helps clients negotiate and execute business transactions such as asset and stock/membership interest acquisitions and divestitures, financing transactions, mergers and joint ventures.
With a background in finance, Andy goes the extra mile to intimately understand his clients’ daily and long-term challenges. In his capacity as outside general counsel, he advises business owners, dentists, physicians, architects, and entrepreneurs on choice of business entity and formation issues, the growth process, financing, general business and contract matters and shareholder or member disputes. His approach is thoughtful and hands-on to each of his clients’ unique needs, and he has a dependable track record of efficiently bringing deals across the finish-line.
In addition, Andy regularly drafts and negotiates a wide variety of complex contracts including asset purchase and stock agreements, shareholders’ and voting trust agreements, loan documents, operating agreements, employment and non-competition agreements, confidentiality agreements, service agreements, supply and vendor agreements.
In the Community
Andy served on the Westwood Country Club Board of Governors as its Legal Advisor and Rules Chair. He was a past Board Member of Kids Under Twenty-One and COCA Associates. In addition, he was Past Vice President and Board Member for Camp for All Kids.