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Anne Alexander

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California, 2003

Education

J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2003

  • Founding Member of the Women's Law Union
  • Chief Comments Editor, UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs

B.A. in Linguistics and Italian, cum laude, University of California, Los Angeles, 1995

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Anne Alexander joined the firm in 2012 and is Of Counsel in the firm’s real estate department.

Ms. Alexander's practice includes a range of real estate, finance and land use matters, including representation of banks, CMBS lenders and other institutional lenders in connection with mortgage and mezzanine financing of office buildings, hotels, shopping centers, healthcare facilities, multi-family apartment projects and industrial properties throughout the United States.  She also advises institutional and private investors and developers on land use matters in connection with the acquisition, disposition, development and leasing of real property.

Ms. Alexander’s finance work has included:

  • Representation of lender in connection with mezzanine financing for pre-development of boutique hotel in West Hollywood, California
  • Representation of lender in connection with short-term bridge financing for development properties in Laguna Niguel and Newport Beach, California
  • Representation of preferred equity holder in connection with redemption of equity interest and replacement mezzanine loan on an upscale office building in Santa Monica, California
  • Representation of portfolio lender in connection with refinancing of high-end retail building in Beverly Hills, California involving mortgage and mezzanine components
  • Representation of preferred equity holder in connection with development partner’s buyout of client’s interest in multifamily development project in Venice, California
  • Representation of portfolio lender in connection with acquisition and refinance loans on multi-family apartment complexes, including in Seattle, San Francisco, Denver, Los Angeles and Santa Monica
  • Representation of CMBS lender in connection with acquisition and refinance loans on commercial shopping centers and office buildings throughout the western United States
  • Representation of CMBS lender in connection with refinancing of portfolio of ethnic supermarkets in northern California
  • Representation of regional bank in connection with acquisition financing on portfolio of healthcare facilities in Pennsylvania
  • Representation of regional bank in connection with construction financing on healthcare facility in Indiana

Ms. Alexander’s land use practice has involved securing entitlements for commercial and residential developments as well as large industrial facilities in the City of Los Angeles and throughout California.  She has experience in the areas of local zoning and rent control laws, development agreements, subdivisions, community facilities districts, historic preservation, the California Coastal Act, condominium conversion and eminent domain.

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Professional & Community Affiliations

Los Angeles County Bar Association

State Bar of California, Real Property and Environmental Law Sections