Andrew focuses on complex real estate
transactions on behalf of his clients.
He has broad based expertise in
all aspects of commercial real estate, including retail and office leasing for
both owners and tenants, complex acquisitions and dispositions of office
buildings, hotels and other assets, real estate financings, construction and
development projects. He also advises on workouts, foreclosures and other
distressed debt transactions.
Andrew previously was a partner
with Akerman LLP and Sidley Austin and practiced with Davis Polk and Wachtell
Prior to joining Orrick, Andrew
also served as a full-time Professor at New York Law School (NYLS) for over 10
years, where he was the founding director of the Center for Real Estate Studies
and the Institute for In-House Counsel.
A thought leader in the industry, he speaks regularly at
conferences, publishes articles and was appointed a Distinguished Adjunct Professor
In 2017, Andrew authored the sixth
edition of Friedman on Leases, one of
the most highly acclaimed and trusted guides to commercial leasing and the
first new edition in more than a decade.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and the
American College of Mortgage Attorneys.