Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Andrew has extensive experience in commercial real estate advising real estate investors, funds, finance companies, sponsors and operating companies on private equity capital raising, finance (including preferred equity and mezzanine), investment and development of commercial real estate. He also advises on the formation of joint ventures to own, operate, develop and finance global real estate. He regularly represents lenders with participations, modifications, originations and workouts of commercial real estate financings.
Andy is frequently recognized as one of the nation’s top real estate attorneys. Andy is one of only five lawyers ranked Band 1 for Real Estate in Illinois in the 2022 edition of Chambers USA and one of only six lawyers ranked Band 1 for Real Estate in Illinois in the 2021 edition, with clients noting “he is responsive, reasonable and practical,” and that “he is an exceptional lawyer.” Andy is also an Adjunct Professor at The University of Chicago where he teaches the “Real Estate Transactions” course.