Al represents a diverse group of clients in connection with a broad range of real estate transactions. He advises private equity funds, REITs, institutional capital sources, hospitality companies, developers and retail operators, among others, on their investments across all commercial real estate asset classes.

Al advises private equity investors and REIT clients in structuring and negotiating preferred equity, partnership and joint venture agreements for all types of investments in commercial real estate assets and related debt instruments. He handles acquisitions and dispositions across real estate asset classes ranging from single, significant asset transactions to large portfolio deals, whether as standalone transactions or as part of broader M&A, rollup or reorganization deals. Al regularly represents borrowers and lenders in all types of real estate finance transactions, including single and multi-tranche mortgage, mezzanine and construction loans in the balance sheet, syndicated and securitization markets.

Al has been a regular speaker at various real estate industry conferences on topics including the real estate finance markets and joint venture issues and trends.


Thought Leadership


Moderator, "How to Find and Foster the Perfect Environment with Victor Coleman," Young Jewish Professional’s Real Estate Entrepreneurship Symposium, November 18, 2020


Recognized in U.S. News and World Report, Best Lawyers®, 2021–2022

Named to The Los Angeles Business Journal's list of those “Thriving in Their 40s” for 2022

Named to The Los Angeles Business Journal's list of “Commercial Real Estate Visionaries” for 2021 

Chambers USA: California: Real Estate, 2016–2024

Memberships & Affiliations

State Bar of California

Colorado Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • California
  • Colorado


  • University of Colorado at BoulderJ.D.2002
  • University of Colorado at BoulderM.A.1999
  • The Pennsylvania State UniversityB.A.1995