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Andrew R. Urban

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Education

  • Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania (MBA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (JD)
  • Dartmouth College (BA, magna cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Andy is Vice Chairman of Mintz Levin and a member of the firm’s governing Policy Committee. He served as Mintz Levin’s Managing Member from 2004 to 2009 and as the firm's Assistant Managing Member from 1989 to 1998. His practice principally involves real estate acquisition, development, and finance and general corporate finance. He represents a variety of corporate and institutional enterprises in their regional and national transactions, including multistate retail acquisition, leasing and sale leaseback transactions, health care facility financings, and joint ventures.

Andy has also represented clients in the structuring and negotiation of acquisitions, conventional and hybrid debt financings, limited partnerships, and syndicated private offerings involving office projects, shopping centers, R&D facilities, and industrial properties, including properties with significant environmental issues. He has also worked closely with Fortune 500 companies on a variety of financing and joint venture arrangements, and in designing and implementing creative acquisition, leasing, and financing programs for substantial national and international corporate real estate portfolios.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Real Estate (2006 – 2013)
  • Best Lawyers in America: Real Estate Law (2016 – 2017)
  • Chambers USA: Massachusetts – Real Estate (2010 – 2017)
  • Outstanding Leadership Award, Newton Schools Foundation
  • Outstanding Leadership Award, Boston Lawyers Group
  • President's Award, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association
  • Diversity Hero, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Co-founder and Member of Executive Committee, Boston Lawyers Group
  • Overseer for Life, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
  • Trustee, Strategic Issues Committee and Conflicts Committee, Hebrew Senior Life
  • Past co-president, director, and chair of fundraising, Newton Schools Foundation
  • Past co-chair of the Lawyers Group and past chair of the Cardozo Society, Combined Jewish Philanthropies
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, Boston Bar Association

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