ABOUT US

Andrew P Domer
Big Firm Quality – Boutique Service
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Andrew practiced for several years at two global law firms before founding his own firm. During that time, he represented companies large and small at some of the highest levels of commercial transactions and corporate litigation.  Having accumulated a wealth of experience, he brings a broad legal repertoire to his firm. He has participated in structuring, negotiating and closing real estate and corporate deals across the country, totaling hundreds of millions of dollars in cumulative investment. As a litigator, Andrew has represented Fortune 100 companies in all stages of litigation. He has represented public and private companies in various economic sectors, including: private equity, banking and finance, retail, real estate, oil and gas, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, insurance and government agencies. He aims to offer each client the same quality of representation received from a large firm with the agility and personal focus only a boutique operation can provide.

TRANSACTIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • Distressed development disposition

       Represented investment company in the sale of distressed condominium                 development in Long Beach and the defense and settlement of related                    litigation and mechanics liens.​

  • Silicon Beach office purchase

       Represented tech start-up in acquisition of headquarter building in Venice.​

  • Ground lease financing

       Represented lender in financing ground lease of industrial property in                       Sacramento.​

  • Pop-up leasing

       Represented retail property owner in negotiating multiple "pop-up" leases               with short-term tenants in Los Angeles.

  • Retail center loan

       Represented lender in acquisition financing of retail shopping center in                     Santa Barbara.​

  • Golf course sale
    Represented owner in sale of 33-acre golf course in Los Angeles County.

  • Cannabis retail lease
    Represented commercial landlord in lease negotiation with cannabis tenant in Los Angeles.

  • Industrial complex purchase and financing
    Represented precision machining company in acquisition and financing industrial complex in Riverside.

  • Restaurant lease negotiation
    Represented Denver restaurant owner-operator in lease negotiations for multiple locations.
     

  • Special purpose entity sale
    Represented limited liability company owners in sale of 100% of membership interests in property-owning entity.

  • Commercial lease dispute
    Represented Los Angeles restaurant/bar owner in lease dispute with national REIT landlord.

  • Residential sale & financing
    Represented manufacturing company in connection with the sale and carry-back financing of residential investment property.

  • Hotel sale
    Represented private equity firm in connection with the disposition of a $72 million resort in Colorado.
     

  • Industrial center acquisition
    Represented private equity firm in connection with the purchase of a $36 million industrial facility in Las Vegas.
     

  • Construction loan for multi-family low-income housing project
    Represented lender in connection with the $28 million financing of  project involving the rehabilitation of multi-family residential developments in Hayward, California, using federal low-income housing tax credits and tax-exempt bond financing.
     

  • Office/R&D portfolio acquisition
    Represented private equity firm in connection with the purchase and financing of a $78 million office complex in Silicon Valley.
     

  • Retail center sale
    Represented owner in connection with the sale of a $43 million retail shopping mall located in Omaha.
     

  • Construction loan 
    Represented national bank in connection with $40 million construction loan.
     

  • REIT Financing
    Represented lender in connection with $175 million term loan and $50 million line of credit for Maryland real estate investment trust.

LITIGATION EXPERIENCE

  • Represented real estate developer regarding urban infill project and CEQA claims.
     

  • Represented private equity fund regarding breach of purchase agreement claims.

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  • Defended Wall Street broker-dealer in bankruptcy litigation.

  • Represented local law enforcement agency in federal civil rights investigation conducted by U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI.

  • Defended global petroleum company in international toxic tort litigation.
     

  • Litigated Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act claims on behalf of multinational corporation.
     

  • Represented national health and fitness company in antitrust lawsuit.
     

  • Conducted internal investigation for global retail company regarding compliance and best practices under Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
     

  • Defended national credit reporting agency in multiple lawsuits concerning the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

COMMUNITY

Excellence in a law firm requires skill, judgment and unmatched client service.  But it also requires using one’s experience and resources to make a positive impact in our community. To that end, Andrew maintains an active pro bono practice, donating his services to a number of non-profit and charitable organizations. He also serves as a court-appointed special advocate for foster youth.

PRIOR FIRMS

JONES DAY 

Associate - Los Angeles

DAVIS WRIGHT TREMAINE LLP

Associate - Los Angeles

EDUCATION

J.D., Harvard Law School, 2011
 

  • Harvard Environmental Law Review
     

  • Harvard Mediation Program
     

  • Dean’s Scholar Prize Recipient
     

  • Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law

 

B.A., Political Science,
University of San Diego, 2008, summa cum laude

 

  • Political Science Department Student of the Year Award
     

  • President, Phi Alpha Delta, Pre-Law Professional Fraternity

ADMISSIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
  • ​American Bar Association

  • California Lawyers Association
     

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
     

  • Orange County Bar Association

  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
     

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
     

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
     

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

  • State of California

 

CONTACT

APD

LOS ANGELES

ARCO Tower

1055 West 7th Street, Suite 3300

Los Angeles, CA 90017

Tel: (213) 228-3400

UPLAND

College Business Park
1318 Monte Vista Ave, Suite 5

Upland, CA 91786

Tel:  (909) 266-1300

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