Description of Practice:
Alex Choi is a senior counsel in our real estate group based in the Los Angeles office. His experience includes financing transactions including corporate credit facilities, lease financings, mezzanine debt, securitized loans, constructions loans, letters of credit and other credit facilities. He also specializes in acquisitions and dispositions of commercial properties. Further, Alex has significant experience in joint venture and development transactions as well as general real estate and corporate transactions. Alex represents a number of diverse clients, including domestic and foreign entities, financial institutions, developers and individuals. Below are some of the more recent transactions Alex has completed:
Represented DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners in connection with the purchase and financing of three hotels in various jurisdictions
Represented Noble House in connection with a preferred equity transaction
Represented LaSalle Bank, National Association in connection with various construction loans for development projects in California
Represented Greenwich Capital in various securitized loan transactions in multiple jurisdictions
Represented CB Richard Ellis in the disposition of various retail properties in multiple jurisdictions
Represented Kearny Real Estate Company in connection with the refinancing of various development projects in California
Prior to joining Allen Matkins, Alex was an associate with the Los Angeles office of Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP.
Alex graduated from Stanford University in 1996 with a B.A. in both English and Political Science. While there, he completed an honors thesis for the Department of Education entitled, Multicultural Education in the Los Angeles Unified School District. During his undergraduate career, he was affiliated with the Korean American Coalition. He went on to obtain his J.D. from University of Southern California Law School in 1999, where he served on the University of Southern California Law Review. While in law school, he received the American Jurisprudence Award for the highest grade in Criminal Law and was a member of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Organization. Alex is fluent in Korean.