Grant H. Dowd

Partner-Elect
Los Angeles

Grant H. Dowd concentrates his practice on real estate finance and investment transactions. Grant regularly represents investment banks, commercial banks, and other institutional lenders, as well as borrowers, in a broad range of transactions, including the origination of balance sheet, joint venture, CMBS, acquisition, bridge, construction, revolving, leasehold, and mezzanine loans; project finance; note sales; and loan participations and syndications.

Grant also has significant experience representing clients in connection with the acquisition, disposition, and leasing of real property, including forming and representing joint ventures and negotiating joint venture agreements; acquisitions and sales of a variety of asset classes, such as vacant land, multifamily, shopping centers, and mixed-use complexes; and commercial leasing of industrial, office, and retail properties.

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Grant's pro bono work has focused on the representation of various local and national tax-exempt organizations with respect to real estate, securities, and corporate governance matters.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Tony N. Leung, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, summer 2003

Professional Activities

California State Bar, Real Property Section, Litigation Subsection

American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Section of Real Property

Publications

Mr. Dowd has authored articles published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal in connection with his practice areas.

Credentials 

Education

Columbia Law School (J.D. 2005)
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

University of Minnesota (B.S. 2002, with highest distinction)

Admissions

California

All U.S. District Courts of California