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Andrew Gross is a corporate partner at Russ August & Kabat. Mr. Gross has experience in a wide range of corporate and securities matters representing both private and public companies, including mergers and acquisitions, private and public finance, public company reporting, corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, tender offers, proxy contests and general contract and employment-related matters.

Prior to joining Russ August & Kabat Mr. Gross was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange-traded real estate investment trust. In his capacity as Sunstone's senior legal officer, Mr. Gross worked closely with the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and other senior executives on major and day-to-day business and legal matters, including acquisitions, dispositions, financings and public reporting obligations.

Prior to that, Mr. Gross was a partner at Irell & Manella LLP from 1996 to 2006, where he was a member of the Corporate Securities Workgroup. Previously, he was an associate in the Corporate Securities Workgroup from 1990 to 1995.

Mr. Gross has been recognized multiple times as a Southern California Super Lawyer by the publishers of Los Angeles Magazine.

Mr. Gross received his J.D. in 1988 from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, where he received the Order of the Coif and other academic awards. He received his B.A. with Highest Distinction in Economics in 1983 from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was also Phi Beta Kappa. In addition, Mr. Gross served as a law clerk from 1988 to 1989 for the Honorable Stephen A. Reinhardt on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


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12424 Wilshire Blvd 12th Fl
Los Angeles, CA, 90025


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Corporate PartnerRuss, August & Kabat2010 - Present
Senior Vice President and General CounselSunstone Hotel Investors, Inc.2006 - 2010
PartnerIrell & Manella1999 - 2006
AssociateIrell & Manella1990 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1990 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of California - BerkeleyEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1983