As an expert in the areas of commercial real estate and related business transactions, including development, investment, and finance, Andy has earned a loyal client base that relies on him, deal after deal, to move high-profile development projects across the finish line. He advises clients in a wide range of transactions and matters, including the purchase and sale, development, investment, leasing, financing, management, and ownership of commercial properties. Having spent six years before law school in the real estate brokerage and development industry, Andy brings a multitude of viewpoints to his real estate law practice.

Andy’s practice involves office, retail, industrial, multi-family, investment, and corporate properties. He represents private and institutional real estate companies, large and small corporations, investors, advisors, developers, and owners of commercial real estate, among others.

Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College, J.D., 1993
Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Member, Law Review (Environmental Law), 1992-1993

University of Georgia, B.B.A., Finance, 1984

Oregon State Bar

Washington State Bar

U.S. District Court, Oregon

U.S. District Court, Western Washington

Stoll Berne
Shareholder, 2011-present

Stoel Rives
Partner, 2004-2011
Associate, 1999-2003

Bogle & Gates PLLC
Attorney, 1996-1999

Langabeer, Tull & Cuillier, PS
Attorney, 1994-1996

U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office (District of Oregon)
Law Clerk, 1991-1993

American Bar Association
Real Property, Trust & Estate, Member

Commercial Association of Realtors
Associate Member

NAIOP
Associate Member
Public Affairs Committee, Member
Government Outreach Program Subcommittee, Former Chair
Bus Tour Committee, Former Member

Oregon State Bar
Real Estate and Land Use Section, Member
Real Estate Legislative Committee, Member

Washington State Bar
Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Member

 

Kells Football Club
Board Member

Oregon Food Bank
Former Volunteer

Portland Affordable Housing Preservation Trust
Former Board Member

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and Southwest Washington
Former Board Member, 2010-2015

SMART Program
Former Participant

“Transaction Highlights – Daimler Trucks Corporate Headquarters,” Corenet, Portland, Oregon, November 3, 2016

“Top Leasing Issues,” NAI Global Webinar, Portland, Oregon, October 28, 2008

“Dual Agency,” Grubb & Ellis, Portland, Oregon, July 9, 2008

“Real Estate Hot Topics,” BOMA, Portland, Oregon, July 10, 2007

“Lost in Translation – Negotiating Loan Document Provisions, ” Oregon State Bar, Business Law Section, Financial Institutions/Commercial Finance Subcommittee, CLE, Portland, Oregon, April 14, 2004

“Tips for Drafting a Letter of Intent,” CB Richard Ellis, Portland, Oregon, February 18, 2004

Co-editor, Oregon Real Estate Deskbook (Volumes 1-5), Oregon State Bar, 2015

Co-author, “Commercial Purchase and Sale Agreements,” Chapter 17, Oregon Real Estate Deskbook, Oregon State Bar, 2015

Sidebar author, “A Green Lease for Sustainable Building Retrofits,” Retrofitting Office Buildings to be Green and Energy Efficient, Urban Land Institute, 2009

Co-editor, “Documentation of Real Estate Transactions,” Oregon State Bar, 2008

Author, “Purchase and Sale Agreements,” Chapter 2, Documentation of Real Estate Transactions, Oregon State Bar, 2008

Co-author, “Contract of Sale,” Chapter 5, Documentation of Real Estate Transactions, Oregon State Bar, 2001

Co-author, “Real Property,” Chapter 18, 2001 Oregon Legislation Highlights, Oregon State Bar, 2001

Judicial Review of Environmental Compliance Orders, 24 Envtl. L. 189, 1994

Practice Areas

Business Organizations & Transactions

We act as general and special counsel to businesses engaged in a wide variety of industries, including real estate, finance, securities, technology, sports apparel, agriculture, and health care.

Elections & Government Law

We provide advice and counsel to political campaigns, candidates, and individuals involved in state and local political or governmental processes.

Environmental

We have experience litigating environmental issues including mass environmental torts, consumer products contamination, and state and federal natural resource damage recovery.

Healthcare Litigation

We've litigated nearly every type of healthcare dispute, ranging from complex antitrust matters to medical practice break-ups. Our clients range from small group practices to major regional integrated delivery systems and a prominent medical school.

Real Estate

We represent real estate developers, investors, and financial institutions with real estate matters from purchase and sale, construction and financing, to commercial leasing and development, and tax matters.

Representative Cases

Daimler National Parts Distribution Realignment Project

Andy Davis and Ben Leedy served as lead counsel for Daimler Trucks North America LLC in the realignment of its national parts distribution network.

Aurora Marketplace

The firm served as lead counsel for a privately-owned real estate company in its long-term financing of a stabilized eight-building office complex with 560,381 square feet of space.

Daimler National Parts Distribution Realignment Project

Andy Davis and Ben Leedy served as lead counsel for Daimler Trucks North America LLC in the realignment of its national parts distribution network.

Denney Road Industrial Park

Stoll Berne attorney Andy Davis served as lead counsel for a privately owned real estate holding company in its master planning, sale, and leasing of a five-building industrial complex, including negotiating and documenting the lease of an entire building to a window and door manufacturer in connection with an affiliate business asset sale.

The Ellington

Stoll Berne attorney Andy Davis served as lead counsel in connection with the sale of a 263-unit apartment complex in Portland, Oregon to the City of Portland for use as affordable housing.

Tuck Lung Building

The firm served as lead counsel for buyer in acquisition of downtown Portland commercial building in Chinatown historic district.

Madras Test Track

Andy Davis served as lead counsel for Daimler Truck North America LLC in its acquisition of land for a build-to-suit vehicle research and development facility, including durability track and related buildings. Andy prepared and negotiated a long-term ground lease agreement, economic development incentives (including Enterprise Zone tax abatement), and other related transaction documents.

Articles

August 11, 2015 Oregon Real Estate Deskbook – Available Now!

Andrew Davis and Benjamin Leedy co-authored chapter 17, “Commercial Purchase and Sale Agreements,” for the Oregon Real Estate Deskbook, Oregon State Bar, 2015

News

Stoll Berne Supports Portland Business Journal’s Business Strategies 2020

The Portland Business Journal is holding their inaugural "Thought Leaders Live: Business Strategies for 2020" on October 16, 2019 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. in downtown Portland. Tim DeJong will serve as a panelist member. Andy Davis and Tim DeJong each are a contributing author to the guide.

Fifteen Stoll Berne Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2020

Stoll Berne is excited to announce that fifteen of our attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©2020 as well as three Shareholders named as Portland, Oregon’s Lawyers of the Year.

Fifteen Stoll Berne Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2019

Stoll Berne is excited to announce that fifteen of our attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©2019 as well as two Shareholders named as Portland, Oregon’s Lawyers of the Year.

Thirteen Stoll Berne Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2018

Stoll Berne is excited to announce that THIRTEEN of our attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©2018 as well as two Shareholders named as Portland, Oregon’s Lawyers of the Year, as noted below:

Portland Century Ride

Three Stoll Berne lawyers completed the Portland Century bicycle ride this past weekend.

Stoll Berne – “Oregon Firm of the Year”

Stoll Berne is proud to announce that at the Inaugural US Benchmark Annual Awards in New York on January 31st, 2013, it was named Oregon Firm of the Year. Firms in all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, were recognized for the gravitas of their case matters during 2012, including potential precedent set or verdicts with […]

2011 Archived News

Stoll Berne settles overtime class action against vegetable processor March 4, 2011 – Stoll Berne filed a class action against Stahlbush Island Farms in Corvallis demanding overtime pay for workers in Stahlbush’s vegetable processing operations.  On March 2, 2011, the parties reached a settlement.  The settlement covers more than 100 current and former employees of the […]

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Awards

Martindale Hubbell
AV* Rated

The Best Lawyers in America®
2018-2020

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