Allan N. Lowy earned his B.A. degree with Departmental Honors from UCLA, his J.D. degree from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, and his certificate in mediation from Pepperdine Law School. He was admitted to the practice of law in California in 1976, and in addition he is admitted to practice in front of the United States District Court for the Central District of California and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Lowy’s practice is focused on the broad array of real estate transactions, with a special emphasis on real estate development and complex real estate financing vehicles, including tax exempt bonds and low-income housing tax credits. Additional practice areas encompass land use and entitlements, business formations and joint venture agreements, purchase and sale, commercial leasing, construction contracts, economic development and re-development, tax and business consulting, wills and trusts and partnership disputes. Mr. Lowy has extensive experience appearing before both administrative bodies and courts of law, and his clients include high net-worth individuals, real estate developers and investors, non-profit corporations, private schools, health care providers and private lenders. Typical transactions range in size from $10,000,000 to $100,000,000, with completed transactions in over 20 states. Mr. Lowy is also a real estate broker and licensed general contractor, and serves as a neutral mediator/arbitrator in real estate and construction matters.
Mr. Lowy is a member of the Real Estate Section of the California State Bar, the Affordable Housing and Community Development Section of the American Bar Association, and the Urban Land Institute, and he is the former President of the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Building Industry Association (NAHB). He has also lectured on development issues for the Continuing Education of the Bar and at UCLA, USC, UCI, CSU-Northridge and CSU-San Jose.
|Of Counsel||Turner Aubert & Friedman, LLP||2009 - Present|
|Partner||Akerman Senterfitt||2007 - 2009|
|Principal||Allan N. Lowy & Assoc., APLC||1996 - 2007|
|Principal and General Counsel||Pacific Prime Properties, Inc.||1992 - 1996|
|President||Lowy Development Corp.||1982 - 1992|
|General Counsel||Lesny Development Co.||1976 - 1982|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of California, Real Property Law Section||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association, Affordable Housing and Community Development Section||Member||N/A|
|Urban Land Insitute||Member||N/A|
|Building Industry Association of the the National Association of Home Builders, Los Angeles chapter||Past President||N/A|
|Pepperdine Law School||Certificate in Mediation||2007|
|Loyola University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1975|
|University of California - Los Angeles||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1971|
|Continuing Legal Education of the Bar, for CA, FL and NY Bars||Anatomy of a Real Estate Development Project||2009|
|CSU - Northridge, Real Estate Insitute||Residential Marketing||2007|
|UCLA Extension, USC Extension, and CSU San Jose Extension||Legal Aspects of Residential Marketing for Subdivisions||1987|
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