Summary

Andy represents developers, commercial lenders, business owners, entrepreneurs and municipalities. He has represented numerous real estate developers and lending institutions with construction, permanent financing and commercial loan matters. He has represented real estate developers in the acquisition, development, leasing and sale of real estate, including multi-family housing. Andy has also served as bond counsel and issuer’s counsel on a variety of tax exempt and taxable bond issues, including sewer, water, EDIT, TIF and recovery zone facility bond issues, and he has worked on numerous economic development projects.

Awards

  • Listed, Chambers USA 2017, Real Estate

  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America®, 2017

  • Recipient, Jewish Federation L.L. Goodman Award, 2000

  • Recipient, Jewish Community Center Martin L. Larner Leadership Development Award, 1993

All Service Areas

Education

  • Indiana University - Robert H. McKinney School of Law (1986)
  • Indiana University (1983)

Admissions

  • State - Indiana

Notable Matters

  • Represented a bank in connection with a $6 million loan for the construction of an industrial warehouse distribution facility containing approximately 132,000 square feet in Greenwood, Ind.
  • Assisted with the acquisition, financing and sale of multifamily projects in Texas.
  • Represented a bank in connection with a $12 million loan for the construction of a 3-story 68,624 square foot medical office building in Anderson, Ind.

Speeches and Publications

  • “Reviewing the Title Commitment,” National Business Institute – Real Estate Transactions From A to Z, Dec. 5, 2017
  • “Construction Lending – Balancing Retainage and Reserves,” 2016 ICSC Ohio Kentucky Indiana Michigan and Pennsylvania Retail Development Law Symposium, March 4, 2016
  • “What Does the Lender Really Need (and Not Really Need) as Part of the Deal, ICSC Midwest Law Symposium, Feb. 28, 2015
  • “Real Estate Transactions,” Indiana Commercial Real Estate Conference – Indiana Commercial Board of Realtors, June 20, 2014

Professional Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association

    Member

  • Indianapolis Bar Association

    Member

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers

    Member

Community Involvement

  • Jewish Community Center

    Member, Board of Directors; President, 1998-2000

  • Jewish Foundation

    Member, Board of Directors

  • Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Indianapolis

    Past Member, Board of Directors

  • Chicago Jewish Community Relations Council

    Past Member, Board of Directors